Driving change that matters
Moving society towards a more positive future – now that's an idea we can all get behind.
From finding innovative solutions, to partnering and leading by example, we're making it happen.
Five reasons UBS loves chocolate
Chocolate just got a whole lot better – and the results go way beyond your taste buds.
SDG 15: Life on Land
In the habitat of doing good
No species is irr-elephant. It may be a pun, but protecting life on land is more important than ever.
Straight As for world's first education bond
How innovative social finance structures can open new opportunities for social investors – an example in education.
SDG 5: Gender Equality
A better world for women
The road to achieving gender equality still lies ahead of us. Here are four ways to make a change, together.
From Christmas gifts to impact investing
For one client, using money to create positive impact has been a growing experience – one of tremendous learning and joy. Here is his journey.
Five women making an impact
Being a female founder of a fast-growing company can often feel like a challenging and isolating experience. See how UBS created a program to provide support for innovative female leaders.
Major financial players are taking an increasingly important role in fighting climate change. Here's one example.
Preserving the world and value
UBS addresses climate change with a comprehensive strategy. Rahel Wendelspiess of the environmental and social risk unit ensures we meet our commitment to a low-carbon economy.
How to save three million lives
A pioneering health organization works to bring medical care to remote parts of Africa and becomes a key player in the fight against Ebola in Liberia.
Clearly seeing the solution
Of the 253 million people worldwide who are blind or have very poor sight, around three quarters have a treatable or preventable condition. Ensuring all have access to eye care is Andrew Bastawrous’ ambitious plan.
Architecting the future
Transitioning to a low-carbon economy is often synonymous with tremendous challenge for companies. We've worked hard to develop a blueprint for achieving sustainable operations.
How UBS reacted to a natural disaster
A story of UBS employees who lived the 2011 Japan Earthquake, and who engaged to help their community.
Our expert view
Exploring the next frontier in banking
Christian Leitz, Head Corporate Responsibility Management UBS, offers his view on sustainability regulation.
Crossing the valley
Finding a cure to cancer has a major funding obstacle and impact investing could be the answer.
Our expert view
The new kid on the development block
Phyllis Costanza, CEO of the UBS Optimus Foundation, writes about the growing popularity of Development Impact Bonds.
Do you like a challenge?
Take our quiz to find out how much you know about some of the world's greatest challenges (identified by the United Nations as Sustainable Development Goals).
Our expert view
Can ESG really boost performance?
Bruno Bertocci, Head of UBS Asset Management Sustainable Equities Team elaborates if environmental, social and governance data can boost performace.
A decade of tackling disadvantage
How one school is bringing quality education to over 1,000 of London's most disadvantaged students.