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Sustainable and Impact Investing with UBS Asset Management

Investing with a new set of eyes

Sustainable and Impact Investing with UBS Asset Management

River Tungaà, Iceland.

Sustainable investing is the fastest growing segment of the investment universe today. Between 2012 and 2016, sustainable assets under management have grown from USD 14 trillion to USD 22 trillion, a 15% CAGR growth rate over 5 years, driven largely by institutional investors. It is safe to say that sustainable investing is quickly going mainstream.

Sustainable assets under management grew by 57% from 2012 to 2016(1)

Sustainable Investing is the fastest growing segment of the investment universe today

69%
UHNW millennials are interested or very interested in Socially Responsible Investing(2)

78%
of asset owners surveyed consider ESG management to be one of the top 5 issues when choosing an asset manager(3)

$62 tn
AuM managed by signatories of the Principles for Responsible Investment(4)

CalIPERS(5)
Will require all of its managers to identify and articulate ESG in their investment processes

Why UBS Asset Management?

Modern sustainable investing is all about that providing our clients with important new tools to help build stronger portfolios and generate better, more sustainable, returns.

At UBS, we believe that sustainable investing adds value to portfolios within the same risk-return profile. That is why UBS Asset Management has made a strategic decision to bring sustainable investing into the mainstream of our offering to all of our clients.

Over the past decade, we have developed a sustainable investing toolbox to provide customized solutions to meet the specific goals and needs of each individual investor. Drawing on the breadth and depth of our capabilities, our global reach and our dedicated sustainable investing expertise, we can help our clients build sustainability and impact into the entire mainstream offering of UBS including: active equities, fixed income, hedge funds, infrastructure and private equity, real estate and passive strategies.

For 20 years we have been developing sustainable investment solutions for institutional investors across the globe. Backed by our significant expertise, proprietary sustainability data, and a sophisticated research platform, we are well positioned to build tailored strategies for institutional investors that help them meet both their financial and sustainability requirements.

At UBS AM we take a connected approach. Whatever your investment profile, time horizon and SI objective, we offer a comprehensive range of active and passive investment styles and strategies designed to meet your needs across all major traditional and alternative asset classes.

Solutions delivered to meet your needs

We draw on the best of our capabilities and insights to deliver a solution that is right for you.

We would be pleased to work with you to build solutions to meet your sustainability and impact investment needs. Please contact us using the details listed to discuss your requirements further.

We also offer a range of pooled fund solutions, a selection of which are detailed below. Please click on the links for more information on these funds.

Climate Aware

Climate Aware

A fund that explicitly tackles the long-term risks of carbon.

Global Impact Equity

Global Impact Equity

Invested in global equity markets in stocks with material exposure to seven impact categories, this fund offers unique impact reporting.

Long Term Themes

Long Term Themes

Invests globally in companies exposed to long-term investment themes with attractive valuations and strong sustainability profiles. The investment themes are related to the three mega trends: population growth, increasing urbanization and aging population.

A leader in Sustainability

UBS AM commitments

Participant in the UN Global Compact since its inception in 2000

Participant in the UN Global Compact since its inception in 2000

Independent assurance of the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) based sustainability disclosure

Independent assurance of the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) based sustainability disclosure

UBS Asset Management signatory to Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

UBS Asset Management signatory to Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings steering committee

Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings steering committee

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™

Sustainability Accounting Standards BoardTM

The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing

The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing