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Insight 03.10.2022

Global banks: the policemen of the energy transition

The decarbonisation challenge facing the planet is a simple concept; the practical implementation of change is, however, horribly complex.

Insight 27.09.2022

New market regime favours alternatives

In this white paper, we explore why alternatives can provide opportunities for investors in today’s market environment.

Insight 05.09.2022

How can agricultural machinery optimisation help cut global emissions?

CO2 emissions from the agricultural sector account for 20% of total global emissions.

Insight 10.08.2022

China: Politburo drops GDP target and decrees stability in H2 2022

GDP growth bottomed in Q2 and should recover around 5.0% y/y in H2 2022. The July Politburo meeting confirmed this, stressing “stability” and dropping the 5.5% GDP growth target. We maintain our forecast for 2022 unchanged at 3.7%.

Insight 04.08.2022

Banking on the transition – no net zero without lenders’ support

Whether high-income banks in developed countries or microlenders in emerging markets, the banking sector and its alliances will be indispensable in decarbonising the economy and ensuring a fair transition to net zero emissions.

Insight 12.07.2022

Improving the energy efficiency of UBP’s buildings

The built environment is an important driver of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The operation of buildings alone accounts for almost 30% of annual emissions.


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Press Releases 18.07.2022

First half-year results 2022

Union Bancaire Privée reports net profit of CHF 112.6 million for the first half of 2022

Insight 15.06.2022

Investment Outlook 2022 – mid-year update

The investment landscape has changed substantially in the last six months: conflict has broken out in Ukraine, leading to various geopolitical and social ramifications, and inflationary pressure has been rising and remains a concern across many regions.

Corporate 11.05.2022

UBP shows support for the EU’s green energy transition

UBP has joined over 120 businesses calling on the EU to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to a clean energy future.


Insight 06.07.2022

Changes in consumption patterns: survival of the fittest

Consumption patterns, together with climate change, demographics and disruptive innovation, are four key secular trends identified by UBP.

Insight 23.06.2022

UBP publishes 2021 Sustainability Report

UBP today released its 2021 Sustainability Report highlighting its approach to and progress on integrating sustainability into its investments and its own operations. 

Insight 15.06.2022

Investment Outlook 2022 – mid-year update

The investment landscape has changed substantially in the last six months: conflict has broken out in Ukraine, leading to various geopolitical and social ramifications, and inflationary pressure has been rising and remains a concern across many regions.

Insight 08.06.2022

Impact Report 2021

Our impact investing franchise saw further substantial development in 2021: not only did we further refine our approach, but we launched the third strategy in our Impact range, which has biodiversity as its theme.

Insight 20.05.2022

Residential mass-market housing: a defensive sector in an inflationary world

In a new study, UBP’s experts concluded that the mass-market housing sector is better positioned than other sectors to adapt to supply-chain disruptions and inflation risks.

Insight 16.05.2022

UBP Investment Insight Summit 2022

On 11 & 12 May, our Asset Management division held its third Investment Insight Summit in Zurich. More than 100 clients and staff from across Switzerland and Europe attended the event, which finally gave them the opportunity to meet in person again.

Insight 02.05.2022

How will consumption patterns change with the next generation?

Demographic patterns and changes are a key driver of demand and consumption of goods.

Insight 22.04.2022

Asia tech: fertile ground for investment opportunities

Shifting consumption patterns are spearheading the growth of the digital economy in Asia.