Social Impact

We’re connecting people for a better, fairer, more prosperous world and we’re sharpening the focus of our philanthropy and community activities on health and education.

Social Impact

We’re connecting people for a better, fairer, more prosperous world and we’re sharpening the focus of our philanthropy and community activities on health and education.

Strategic vision

Influence the
impact economy

Deliver large scale social, environmental and
commercial impact

Drive a purpose-led
culture

We’ve set some ambitious goals to reach by 2025, to mobilize USD 1 billion through our philanthropy platforms into high impact initiatives globally and reaching 25 million beneficiaries, and to support one million  beneficiaries in learning and developing skills for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship through our community investment activities.


Our focus areas

Philanthropy Services

We are dedicated to finding innovative ways to tackle some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. Building on our 20-year track record and applying an investment-based approach, our global team makes it simpler for you and your family to manage your philanthropy and maximize your impact.

UBS Philanthropy Services is a unique award-winning offering that partners to provide comprehensive advice, insight experiences and execution services to deliver solutions and impact on the issues that matter the most to you.

Global Visionaries

At UBS, we believe the private sector has a crucial role to play in supporting innovative, sustainable solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems.

Our UBS Global Visionaries program helps enterprises scale their positive change by connecting them with our network of employees, partners and clients.

Community Impact

Engage employees to enable us to make a difference in our communities

UBS employees can:

  • Join virtual and in-person volunteering opportunities
  • Get 2 paid working days a year offered by UBS for volunteering

“Our purpose at UBS is to reimagine the power of investing and connecting people for a better world”

Tom Hall, UBS Head of Social Impact