Flipping the switch

Solar energy, it's a hot topic. Globally, energy efficiency continues to improve and renewable energy is gaining fans. Let’s keep up the motivation with enlightening innovation. Explore Sustainable Development Goal 7 – Affordable and clean energy.

#TOGETHERBAND lights up the way

With Renewable World and Power for the People

#TOGETHERBAND supports these organisations by raising awareness around what they do, as well as funding through band sales.

Renewable world

What they do: Provide small-scale renewable energy solutions - including solar, wind, hydro and biogas - to remote off-grid communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Their aim: To make renewable energy accessible to all, helping to end extreme poverty and reduce climate change.

Power for the People

What they do: Provide solar electricity solutions in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan to communities living below the poverty line that haven’t had access to light and power before

Their aim: To power healthcare, education, water-pumping and sustainable livelihoods.

#TOGETHERBAND empowers the people

17 Goals, 17 bracelets. This one represents SDG 7 Affordable and clean energy. When you buy a pack you actually receive two bands - One to wear as a symbol of support, one to share to spread the word.

Shining a light on sustainable investing

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

Clean air and carbon reduction

Population growth and urbanization across the globe are driving the need for clean air innovations as GDP growth increases.

Energy efficiency

Stricter regulation and corporate competition to improve product efficiency are driving demand for energy-efficiency solutions.

Middle East – Prosperity beyond oil

We expect capital markets in the Middle East to benefit from a historic economic and capital market transformation.

Renewable energy

Increasing energy demand from urbanization, population growth, and lower costs will benefit renewable energy.

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Electric mushrooms

Bionic mushrooms generate electricity. more

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