Simon Smiles is the Chief Investment Officer for the Ultra-High Net Worth investors of UBS in Switzerland.
He spends his days with people who have over $50M in investments with UBS. UBS banks with half of the world’s billionaires. Simon has a PhD, he is a regular attendee of the World Economic Forum and the Milken Institute events, he speaks with hundreds of the world’s business, government, philanthropy, and NGO leaders every year.
He has a thing for impact investment – investments that earn money for the investor while also helping the planet. And he thinks there are better and more urgent ways to create a different future for the world.
- How the wealthy think about their investments
- The UN’s Sustainability Development Goals
- The World Economic Forum
- Profit, sustainability, and greenwashing
- How to speak to business people about doing good
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You can find the UBS white-paper on the United Nation’s Sustainability Development Goals that we discuss at http://ubs.com/wef2019
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