Our new workplace at 9 Penang Road will show the way in our industry with our focus on sustainability not just in our business but also in the way we live and work here. We are the largest LEED Platinum project in South East Asia for interior offices. We are also a Green Mark Platinum certified building by Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority, which is a top of the line green standard locally.
In 2019, we signed a deal with local firm Sembcorp to use renewable energy in running our operations. In June 2020, we have started operating on 100% renewable energy in all our offices and operations.
UBS Singapore operates on 100% renewable energy since June 2020
UBS is Sembcorp's first renewable energy partner in financial services
This gives UBS exclusive rights to purchase Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from Sembcorp, who has solar panel rooftop installations at the Changi Exhibition Centre
Living out sustainability
"Zero Waste" office
Continuously extend staff initiatives to reduce environmental footprint driven by a culture of individual ownership
Further market how sustainability is part of UBS business and make an impact on local communities
Healthy & Sustainable Lifestyle
Aim to improve general well-being of employees and establish UBS as employer of choice
Sustainability at our core
9 Penang Road is one of the greenest buildings in the region certified with the Green Mark Platinum in Southeast Asia, as well as aiming for the LEED Platinum Certification
We are running on 100% locally-sourced renewable energy in a partnership with Sembcorp with more than 16,000 solar panels around Singapore.
Increased central accessibility and bicycle lots encourages the use of carbon-friendly transport options – together with electric vehicle charging stations for the future.
Edible Garden Farm
In a collaboration with NParks and EGC at Fort Canning, we are curating an urban farming education programme that is aligned to Singapore’s national “30 by 30” policy.
Zero Waste Culture
We are striving for a zero-waste future office with the removal of all individual bins, our recycling bins are a future design feature to recycle all that we consume.
Doing well and doing good is what we believe in. We have committed to recommend sustainable investing over traditional investments, as well as co-founding the Singapore Green Finance Center.
We have been delivering on our commitment to a sustainable footprint
Acres of forests worth of carbon offsets from energy savings in 9PR (vs conventional construction)
Reduction in core Greenhouse Gas emissions since 2017
Decrease in paper consumption since 2017
Higher in energy efficiency index compared to national benchmark