2020 - 2021

Challenges and organic growth


Switzerland and the world


Ralph Hamers

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Ralph Hamers becomes the new CEO of UBS.

Work from home

All employees can work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UBS supports the government-backed COVID-19 loan program in its Swiss home market.


The COVID-19 pandemic leads to severe restrictions in the economy and society.

Joe Biden

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Joe Biden is elected 46th President of the United States.



UBS defines its purpose: «Reimagining the power of investing. Connecting people for a better world.»

Green bond

UBS issues inaugural green bonds.

Olaf Scholz

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Olaf Scholz is elected the 9th Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is launched into space.