Dealflow | April 4, 2017

Follow the people: UBS staffs up to boost SDG investing

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The big Swiss bank has committed to steer $5 billion of investor money toward the 2030 global goals.

The latest in a slew of personnel announcements has Stephen Freedman moving to UBS Wealth Management Americas to expand UBS’ sustainable investing products and educate financial advisors [paywall].

In January, UBS brought on James Gifford, founding executive director of United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Investing, as an impact investing strategist for the bank’s wealthy clients.

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