Nearly 70% of investors willingly pay more for goods and services from companies whose values align with theirs.1
Only 39% invest sustainably—largely because investors just aren’t clear about what it is, and how it can make a difference.1 Here, we break it down for you with what you need to know about sustainable investing to get started and make a difference.
Is your portfolio achieving the impact you want?
It’s a way to invest and seek returns you expect while staying true to your values. That’s whether you care about a cause, driving social change, or how a company or country conducts itself.
3 ways your portfolio can make a difference2
Choose to exclude investing in companies that don’t reflect your values.
Choose to integrate companies into your portfolio that reflect your values when it comes to the environment, social concerns or governance.
Make a measurable difference. Bona fide impact is part of the criteria for these investments.
You sacrifice performance
You can’t measure the impact
You need to be an expert
Who’s investing sustainably?
39% of investors globally1
56% Ages 18-341
54% $50m+ in assets1
What do you know about sustainable investing?
Think you know sustainable investing? Think again.
Sustainable Investing Exchange podcasts
UBS Global Visionaries series podcasts
We want to shape the future of sustainable investing. Why? Because we believe these investments can deliver returns with less risk to your money. We are also confident that sustainable investing will soon become the world's most widely accepted way of investing.
As the world’s leading wealth manager, we feel responsible for helping change things for the better. We have the capital, solutions and expertise to make a big difference globally.
These aren’t just words. We walk the talk. In 2017, we announced our intention to raise USD 5 billion in client assets over the next five years to help plug funding gaps needed to reach the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). And you’ll have a team of sustainable investing specialists helping you do more for the world.