With the investment landscape under pressure, securing the future brings tough choices for investors. We believe the answer doesn’t have to be a trade-off. That's why we're committed to sustainable outcomes, without compromise, with the aim of driving long-term performance and positive impact beyond returns.
We are a large-scale global asset manager offering investment capabilities and styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes, from active to passive and including a comprehensive sustainable investing offering.
We are the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland, Europe's third largest money manager and are the number two foreign asset manager in China.
We also have a fast-growing and sizeable passive offering, being among the Top 10 firms globally, as well as the fourth largest ETF provider in Europe, innovating in areas such as smart beta and alternative indices. Our sustainable investing asset base is also one of the fastest growing globally.
As of 31 March 2022 we have more than 3,600 people across offices in 23 markets in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Switzerland and Asia Pacific.
Beginnings of UBS Community Affairs at Wealth Management US
UBS among the first signatories of the UNEP Bank Declaration (UNEP FI)
Launch of first UBS-AM sustainability strategy
UBS first bank to obtain ISO 14001 certification for worldwide environmental management system
Founding of UBS Optimus Foundation, a grant-making foundation that offers clients a platform to use their wealth to drive positive social and environmental change
UBS among first companies to sign UN Global Compact. First reporting on corporate responsibility in annual reporting
UBS introduces comprehensive climate strategy and starts offsetting all CO2 emissions resulting from business air travel
UBS-AM becomes signatory to UN principles for Responsible Investment
UBS-AM commences annual GRESB assessments for Real Estate & Private Markets strategies
Founds UBS in Society, a program to further focus us on sustainable performance
UBS-AM's 1st ESG Fixed income fund launched
UBS awarded sustainability industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
UBS delivers world's first Development Impact Bond (DIB)
UBS-AM's First climate aware rules-based equity strategy launched
Launch of UBS-AM's active global impact equity strategy
UBS launches first 100% sustainable cross-asset portfolio for private clients
UBS bans project-level financing on new coal-fi#e60000 power plants
Founding signatory of Net Zero Asset Managers initiative
Launch of UBS-AM's climate aware strategies for active equities and fixed income
100% SI integration in UBS-AM's active equities and fixed income
UBS-AM granted A+ Climate stewardship ranking
UBS-AM received A+ scores in both Property and Infrastructure in the UN PRI Assessment for the fourth consecutive year
UBS commits to net zero greenhouse gas emissions from our own operations by 2025
UBS is the first major global financial institution to make sustainable investments the prefer solution for private clients investing globally
Launch of UBS-AM's first hedge fund strategy focused on energy transition
Over 91% of UBS-AM's submitted strategies received 4-stars or 5-stars from GRESB and 95% outperformed the GRESB average
UBS commitment to net zero scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions by 2050