New York, NY, 28 March 2022 – UBS today announced that it has earned the designation “VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer,” as part of the 2022 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. The award recognizes the firm’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing, and supporting veterans and the military-connected community.
“UBS has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to veterans and the military community, through its efforts to recruit, support, and promote those who served our country bravely,” said George Altman, managing director of VETS Indexes. “One of the best ways to help veterans is to connect them with fulfilling and meaningful careers, at organizations where they can develop their skills and grow into senior leaders. As a VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer, UBS Financial Services, Inc. has proven to be a welcoming home for veterans and military spouses who want to start the next phases in their lives.”
“UBS is honored to be recognized by VETS Indexes as a 4-Star Employer,” said Chris Isola, Head of Veterans Affairs at UBS. “We are steadfastly committed to supporting the veteran community by providing an open and inclusive culture, empowering veterans and military spouses with opportunities to support their professional goals.”
Nearly 120 organizations submitted surveys to be considered for the awards. Responding organizations included companies large and small, government agencies and departments, nonprofit groups, colleges, and universities. The VETS Indexes Employer Awards are reserved only for employers whose veteran-related efforts stand out from the pack as the best.
Notes to Editors
Notes to Editors
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS is the largest truly global wealth manager, and a leading personal and corporate bank in Switzerland, with a large-scale and diversified global asset manager and a focused investment bank. The bank focuses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook.
UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in more than 50 regions and locations, with about 30% of its employees working in the Americas, 30% in Switzerland, 19% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 21% in Asia Pacific. UBS Group AG employs more than 72,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
About VETS Indexes
VETS Indexes is an independent provider of custom indexes within the Environmental, Social and Governance arena. Drawing on deep and broad industry experience, we construct and disseminate thematic impact indexes for investors, exchanges and asset managers which serve as the underlying portfolios for financial products.
As the world’s first resource for U.S. Military Veterans’ themed indexes, our mission is to provide innovative solutions that recognize the value created by the mission critical mindset, unique skill sets and specialized training that veterans bring to the workplace. Our Mission also includes a commitment to always donate a significant portion (target of 20% and no less than 5%) of our net profits to charitable organizations that support the wellness of our Military Veterans and their families.
“SERVING THOSE WHO SERVED” - VETS Indexes provides a social impact via those public companies that support the hiring and professional development of our military veterans.