Combating the negative impact of climate change
The Institute Forum member Prof. Katharine Hayhoe talks about the actions required to combat the negative impact of climate change.
Protecting and preserving biodiversity
The Institute Forum member Prof. Katharine Hayhoe explores the potential solutions to protect and preserve our biodiversity.
The impact economy—an era of hope
Tune in to a discussion between Institute fellows Mike Ryan and Paul Donovan together with the four Institute Forum members: Katharine Hayhoe, Peter Bakker, Partha Dasgupta and Fiona Reynolds.
Greenwashing. Truth or myth?
The Institute Forum member Fiona Reynolds shares her view on the issue with greenwashing. A balance between people, profit and planet is key, as well as our responsibilities as citizens, businesses and investors. How can companies ensure that their green products are really “green”?
The importance of biodiversity and natural capital
How do we measure biodiversity and natural capital in a modern economy? The Institute Forum member Sir Partha Dasgupta provides his perspective based on his decades of research on welfare and development economics as well as the economics of technological change.
The biosphere and its economic value
We need to look at the metrics of the biosphere the same way we do for human capital. Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta, a member of the Institute Forum, is emphasizing that there’s a lot to be gained by inter-company cooperation with the aim of more inclusive growth.
Paul Donovan on the impact economy
Why do we need a new approach to economics? Why is GDP not the best measure of progress nowadays? What is needed to make the impact economy work? Paul Donovan, Chief Economist of UBS Global Wealth Management and fellow of the UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute explains.
The Institute: an optimistic, humble convenor
The UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute provides thought leadership on the most important sustainability challenges facing the world. By convening a diverse group of leading voices to explore these problems and propose potential solutions, it seeks to inspire constructive dialogue and catalyze collective action toward a more sustainable future.
The concept of inclusive wealth and growth
Listen to Institute Forum member Prof. Sir Partha Dasgupta defining the concept of inclusive wealth. As the Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Cambridge he has decades of experience researching welfare and development economics as well as the economics of technological change.
Progress to Net Zero
What is Net Zero and why is it important? Francis Condon, Head of Thematic Engagement at UBS Asset Management and fellow of the UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute, explains.
A conversation on measuring impact
How can investors have impact? Take a look at the discussion featuring Annabel Willder, fellow of the UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute, Sam Duncan, Co-Founder and CEO, Net Purpose and Tom Adams, Chief Strategy Officer, 60 Decibels.
The green finance revolution
What is the role of finance in the transition to net zero, and what are the implications for investors? In conversation with Mark Carney, Axel A. Weber and Huw van Steenis.
Invest for a clean planet
Fighting pollution tops the list for sustainable investors. Watch the video to see how one company’s vision turns water bottles into a basic human need: shelter. If you want to join the fight, discover how UBS can help.