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  • NAB, UBS hired as Australian sovereign green bond structurers

    18 July 2023
  • 'Does more engagement really lead to better outcomes?', asks UBS

    10 July 2023

    Investors should place greater emphasis on linking outcomes from their company engagement with the financial performance of their investments, UBS said, as it warned that "more activity does not necessarily lead to greater effectiveness in achieving objectives".

  • Private market funds establish group to boost impact fundraising

    07 July 2023
  • UBS, Swiss Life among investors to trial free net zero data platform

    26 June 2023

    Swiss financial institutions LGT Bank, Lombard Odier, Pictet, Swiss Life Asset Managers and UBS are among a small group selected to test a proposed free-to-use climate data platform ahead of its full launch at COP28.

  • Renewables may benefit from a 'climate put' unappreciated by investors, says UBS

    15 June 2023

    Renewables developers could be set to benefit from a "climate put" option, thanks to strong policy support, UBS has suggested in a note.

  • Energy efficiency investments to deliver 'above average' earnings growth, says UBS

    06 June 2023

    Changes in government policy across the EU and US are making energy efficiency an increasingly 'attractive investment', that will deliver "above-average" earnings growth, UBS has said.

  • IIGCC to step up pressure on banks to demonstrate action on net zero

    06 June 2023

    A group representing investors with €65 trillion ($70 trillion) in assets under management has published a set of expectations for banks, as they push for more details on how banks will act on pledges to achieve net zero emissions.

  • UBS: EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive is complex and challenging

    05 June 2023

    The EU's proposed Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive will be "very complicated" for companies to comply with, UBS has warned.

  • Impact investors seek contribution, not 'additionality'

    26 May 2023

    Impact investors increasingly define the outcomes of their investments in terms of 'contribution' to positive impact, rather than seeking to define the difference they make using the divisive term 'additionality', a webinar heard.

  • Credit Suisse: Another headwind for 'green' AT1 bonds

    21 March 2023

    The proposed wipe-out of additional tier 1 (AT1) bondholders as part of the Credit Suisse "merger" with UBS has sent prices of the limited 'green' AT1 issuances lower, providing a further headwind for the rare instrument.