Opening doors to safer streets

Building a safer world – for ourselves as well as generations to come – means strengthening institutions and increasing access to justice. See how we can make progress. Explore Sustainable Development Goal 16 – Peace, justice and strong institutions.

#TOGETHERBAND stands for justice

With Freedom Fund 

#TOGETHERBAND supports charities and organizations such as Freedom Fund by raising awareness around what they do, as well as funding through band sales.

What they do: Tackle the systems that allow all forms of slavery to exist; this can include people trapped working in places like sweatshops or brothels, human trafficking, the use of debt bondage, forced marriage and even the sale of children.

Their aim: To end modern slavery in all parts of the world.

See who's passionate about this goal

Monsta X

Korean pop band, #TOGETHERBAND ambassadors for Goal 16

Yves Daccord

Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross, #TOGETHERBAND expert for Goal 16

Show your passion too with #TOGETHERBAND

17 Goals, 17 bands. This one represents SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions. When you buy a pack you receive two identical bands - One to wear as a symbol of support, one to share to spread the word.

Securing a safer world with every investment

Across the firm, we are seeing clients turn to us for advice on how they can finance the transition to a lower-carbon economy, support sustainable finance and better tackle twenty-first century risks.

That's why we've put together goal-specific insights from across our business divisions; Global Wealth Management, Asset Management and Investment Banking, to help you answer the question – Do your investments match your values?

Insights from UBS Global Wealth Management

Security and safety

Growing trends such as urbanization, digital data growth, and increased regulation support demand for security and safety.

Sustainable investing

Aligning with SDG #16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

Insights from UBS Investment Bank

Hear from our Nobel Laureates

Nobel 2005 | Can game theory end world conflict? here

Nobel 2007 | How can mathematics help create a better world? here

Nobel 2001 | Can economics solve financial injustice? here

Nobel Laureate, 2007 | How can we create a more peaceful world? here


The UBS Global Visionaries tackling this goal

What UBS Optimus Foundation is doing

Fighting child sex trafficking in India

Saving lives and breaking the cycle of crime with Justice and Care. more (PDF, 72 KB)

A survivor speaks 

Anita’s story. more

Stories from UBS in Society