UBS collaborates with neustark and Climeworks for removing CO₂ from the atmosphere

UBS has concluded long-term collaborations with two companies pioneering new carbon removal. Over the next 13 years, 39,500 tonnes of CO₂ will be removed from the atmosphere. Thanks to these collaborations, UBS fosters and supports the scale up of innovative carbon removal technologies. As part of UBS’s commitment to achieving net-zero energy-emissions from its own operations by 2025, the firm is collaborating with the two Swiss companies Climeworks and neustark, which are both pioneering new carbon removal technologies. These long-term commitments provide planning security for this important industry, help to…

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UBS and Bloomberg Launch “Girls Take Finance” in 12 Cities Globally to Inspire Teenage Girls to Be the Next Generation of Leaders

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UBS and Bloomberg announce the launch of “Girls Take Finance,” a global initiative that expands the 2019 “Girls Take” events to 12 cities worldwide. “Girls Take Finance” aims to inspire the next-generation of leaders by providing young women, aged 14-18, with insight into the financial services industry and career opportunities in business, finance and technology. In 2020, UBS and Bloomberg will expand “Girls Take Finance” to major cities across the globe, including Frankfurt, Jakarta, Johannesburg, London, San Francisco, São Paulo, Sydney, and Zurich. “As someone who started his career in…

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UBS and Village Capital launch VC Pathways Program for Black/Latinx/Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Early-Stage Funding and Support

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UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, and Village Capital, an organization that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems, today announced the launch of the VC Pathways program. VC Pathways is a national program that will train and support African American, Latinx and female founders to increase their competitiveness for seed-stage venture investment and early-stage incubator and accelerator programs. UBS and Village Capital will launch the VC Pathways program in Philadelphia, Chicago and Atlanta, each of which were identified for their potential to support early-stage ventures. Key to…

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UBS launches a new wave of its brand campaign focusing on women

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UBS highlights its efforts around women and diversity initiatives with a new, international wave of its brand campaign focusing on women. It builds on the UBS brand campaign launched in 2015, with a film featuring a series of questions asked in the voice of clients. The film, developed by a predominantly female team at Publicis, features significant questions a female entrepreneur may ask in her life and reflects some of the unique challenges faced by women today. It continues the series of films demonstrating the understanding of UBS for its…

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