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View [John Evans appointed Chariman] John Evans

John Evans appointed Chariman

John Evans was formally appointed Chairman of Securities Trust of Scotland (STS) at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 17 September 2019.

Press release 17 September 2019
View [Annual results announced] Securities Trust of Scotland

Annual results announced

Securities Trust of Scotland has announced positive results for the 12-month period ending 31 March 2019.

21 June 2019
View [Climate change - Identifying opportunity] IncomeClimateChangeAbstract

Climate change - Identifying opportunity

Within the next 30 years, global temperatures will be higher than human beings have ever experienced. Every investment decision now needs to account for the effects of climate-related change.

29 April 2019
View [Stewardship 2019 annual report] Stewardship drop

Stewardship 2019 annual report

Martin Currie has once again strengthened the depth and commitment of its stewardship activities during the past year. Importantly we have continued to be an active voice within the industry advocating for change towards a more sustainable investment environment.

1 April 2019
View [The Scotsman Investment Conference 2019 report] STSScotsmanabstract

The Scotsman Investment Conference 2019 report

Securities Trust of Scotland was proud to sponsor The Scotsman Investment Conference 2019. Read the full write-up that was published in the special event supplement.

12 March 2019
View [Investing in the wellness boom] Investing in the wellness boom

Investing in the wellness boom

If you’re looking to invest in growth industries, then the theme of health & wellness makes for a pretty good place to start. The ‘wellness’ industry is booming. Valued at US$4.2 trillion it is estimated to be growing at twice the rate of global economic growth. Within this, personal care is worth US$1.1 trillion, while healthy eating, nutrition and weight loss are valued at US$702 billion*.

9 March 2019
View [Mapping out the road to the future] A driving force

Mapping out the road to the future

It seems hard to believe, but many of us may already have bought our last petrol car. In fact, in the decades to come getting behind the steering wheel (if there even is one) is likely to be a very different experience.

2 March 2019
View [Edison: executive video interview] Edison report

Edison: executive video interview

Mark Whitehead is interviewed by Edison Research on Securities Trust of Scotland what makes it stand out from the crowd.

28 February 2019