Sustainable Investing Foresight

Real assets seeking sustainable solutions

Our REPM expert in the spotlight

Top 10 with…..David Hirst

David Hirst, Head of Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) Sustainability Workgroup examines the key ESG trends driving change in the real assets industry as it recognizes the importance Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors can have on the environment, society and investment returns.

Our asset focus

Turning waste into opportunities

Valuable scrap from waste products is becoming increasingly important. Saubermacher aims to create a cycle that leads to absolutely no waste material being left over at all.

Sustainable real estate solutions

UBS Asset Management has established a comprehensive approach to environmental, social and corporate governance across each of the investment disciplines. At REPM, we are commited to acting as responsible investors. 

UBS Asset Management's Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) business posted strong results in this year's GRESB real estate, real estate debt and infrastructure assessments.

What is GRESB?

  • GRESB is third party organization which assesses the sustainability performance of real asset sector portfolios and assets in public, private and direct sectors worldwide.
  • It offers ESG data, Scorecards, Benchmark Reports and portfolio analysis tools.
  • The Assessments collect information regarding the sustainability performance of companies, funds and assets, including information on performance indicators, such as energy, GHG emissions, water and waste.

Real Assets Insights

The role of real assets

Find out how sustainable investing is driving the real estate industry