Sustainable Investment Research Analyst

UBS

Singapore

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Full Time

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Building Sustainable Portfolios

About the Role

Conduct research on environmental and social themes and their relevance across different industries
Support and lead environmental and social engagements with companies to achieve sustainable outcomes across portfolios
Help scale our thematic engagement activities across the investment platform by collaborating on research and enabling fundamental analysts to lead company engagements
Manage relationships with collaborative industry initiatives and coordinate collaborative engagements on environmental and social themes at corporate and advocacy level
Create materials to showcase engagement outcomes for our stakeholders

Requirements

  • Experience in sustainability and investment research required

  • Strong knowledge of ESG issues in general and in particular in Asian market desired, ideally with experience on environmental and social themes

  • Broad understanding of investment markets

  • Interest in analysing how ESG issues and themes affect business models and using this analysis in engagements with senior management of companies to encourage positive sustainable change

  • Ability to effectively communicate engagement and investment insights on material ESG issues and themes

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective relationships for successful collaboration with internal teams

  • Outcomes driven approach with positive response to challenges and results against targets

  • Presence, maturity and credibility to deal with sensitive and contentious matters when engaging with senior individuals at public companies

  • Flexible, responsive and self-starting approach; open-minded thought process and intellectual curiosity

  • Degree educated, post-graduate qualification such as Masters/MBA/CFA are a plus