Image

Structured products in focus as UBS launches sustainable partnerships

Pablo Conde, 05 March 2018

UBS has launched a number of initiatives to mobilise capital, including private wealth, towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which follow the launch, in the last quarter of 2017, of a series of investment products aligned to the 17 UN sustainable development goals, which allocate a pre-defined portion of proceeds as philanthropic contributions to its dedicated philanthropic UBS Optimus Foundation. These include the first 100% sustainable cross-asset portfolios for private clients, targeting market rates of risk-adjusted return as well as positive social and environmental outcomes, and a partnership with Solactive and other green bond managers on new indices featuring World Bank, multilateral development bank and green bonds.

The full story is only available to registered users and subscribers.

Sign Up now for access to our news and data.

Sign Up