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 30 June 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.
UBS among the first signatories of the UNEP Banking Initiative (UNEP FI)
1° SRI Fund
First Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) funds launched
UBS Optimus Foundation
Founding of UBS Optimus Foundation
IB ESG research
ESG Research (IB) launched
Introduction of comprehensive climate strategy.
UBS becomes signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment
UBS in Society
Founding of UBS in Society, a program to further focus the bank on sustainable performance
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Sustainability industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
UBS launches Climate Aware and global impact equity strategies
100% sustainable allocation
UBS’s first 100% sustainable cross-asset allocation for private clients launched
UBS bans project-level financing on new coal-fired power plants
Net Zero AM Initiative
UBS AM becomes a Founding signatory to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative
Net Zero Banking Alliance
Founding signatory to Net Zero Banking Alliance