Invest with purpose

Sustainable investing means using environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, along with financial metrics, to assess what you invest in. No longer mere buzzwords, ESG increasingly ranks high on investors’ agenda.

Why it matters today

We are living in times of environmental and sustainability changes, from climate change to income inequality. This makes sustainable investing more important than ever. As investors, we have the power to use our capital to make a positive difference.

How it adds value to your portfolio

Sustainable investing is a way of future-proofing your portfolio. It can help you:
Manage risks better

Manage risks better

Avoid companies which are exposed to hidden risks due to potential ESG issues.

Capture opportunities

Capture opportunities

Potentially generate long-term returns.

Make a positive impact

Make a positive impact

Put your money towards building a better world.

Why invest with us

Our unique Risk-First Approach ensures you understand your risk appetite as the starting point in your wealth journey. This means we first identify how much risk you are able and willing to take, before considering the returns you would like to achieve. Sustainable Investing is well-aligned with our Risk-First approach.

Developed in consultation with industry specialists, our Sustainable Investing framework is a methodology that enables us to screen, score and monitor each investment to sieve out suitable offerings for you.

In partnership with ESG specialists, we bring you Sustainable Investment solutions that are suited to your needs, preferences and values.

Sustainable investment products

Allianz Global Sustainability Fund

The Fund invests in quality global stocks with sustainable growth at reasonable valuations, while also aiming to have a positive and measurable impact on society.

Schroder ISF Sustainable Asian Equity Fund

The Fund aims to provide capital growth in excess of the MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan (Net TR) Index after fees have been deducted, over a three- to five-year period, by investing in equities of Asia Pacific companies (excluding Japan) which meet the investment manager's sustainability criteria.

United Smart Sustainable Singapore Bond Fund

The Fund invests in bonds issued by companies that incorporate Sustainability/ESG factors/frameworks, are competitive, well managed and offer attractive growth prospects over a multi-year investment horizon.

Things you should know

Important notice and disclaimers

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