Sustainable Investing

Are you climate aware?

At UBS Asset Management, we are committed to the future of sustainable investing and to UN platforms to support sustainability and address climate change.

Committing to climate change not only benefits the planet, but provides significant investment opportunities and the potential for enhanced projected returns across nearly all asset classes, regions and timeframes.

While climate investing may have been considered a trend in the past, it has now become the new normal for today’s investors.

Sustainable investing goes mainstream

What is sustainable investing?

Sustainable investing describes investment strategies that target sustainability and financial objectives.

Examples of SI objectives:


Climate change mitigation and adaptation, Sustainable use and protection of water and marine resources, Transition to a circular economy, waste prevention and recycling and Protection of health ecosystems.

More investors turning to sustainable investing

European SI assets expected to reach between €5.5 trn and €7.6 trn by 2025

Source: The Growth Opportunity of a Century, PwC Luxembourg, 2020

Global SI assets growing strongly

Net New Money (NNM) by date and index fund*

The chart shows the overall growth of Global SI assets from 2017 to 2020.

Source: ISS Market Intelligence Simfund, UBS Analysis. Data as of September 2020 in USD. Excludes Money Market, Guaranteed and funds without any SI Type assigned

What is driving growth?

Growing investor demand, Strong flows of sustainable strategies and Societal changes accelerated by COVID-19.

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