It’s in our DNA: investment opportunities in genome sequencing

Simon Clements, Investment Manager, 22 June 2016

DNA strandSimon Clements, investment manager on the Alliance Trust Investments Sustainable Future fund team explains how he is capitalising on exciting developments within the DNA sequencing space.

Gender equality: an important investment issue

Harriet Parker, Investment Manager, 10 June 2016

Gender equailityHarriet Parker, investment manager on the Alliance Trust Sustainable Future fund team explains how gender equality can improve company performance and boost investment returns.

Top sustainable stock picks

Peter Michaelis, Head of Investment, 06 June 2016


Modern sustainable, responsible investing (SRI) is more than screening-out traditional ‘sin stocks’ like tobacco and arms and screening-in renewable energy. Head of investment Peter Michaelis highlights six stocks driving performance in ATI's Sustainable Future fund range from automotive giants to cutting edge technology firms to building materials manufacturers.

Fund in focus: Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Managed Fund

Alliance Trust Investments, 24 May 2016

Magnifying glassOur flagship multi-asset fund has fared well in recent volatile markets, underlying the benefits of a multi-asset approach in periods of uncertainty. Here we look at the fund performace, an outlook for the year and key holdings in the fund.

Chipotle: an investment standoff

Martyn Jones, Investment Analyst, 13 May 2016

ChipotleInvestment analyst Martyn Jones outlines the investment case for Mexican fast food chain Chipotle, considering whether the firm can regain the trust of its customers following a recent E-Coli outbreak.

Outperforming through sustainable themes

Peter Michaelis, Head of Investment, 09 May 2016

Green sharePeter Michaelis, head of investment at Alliance Trust Investments highlights the themes that have driven performance across the asset manager’s Sustainable Future fund range.

Three years on from Rana Plaza: Taking stock

Neil Brown, Investment Manager, 21 April 2016

ClothesAs we approach the third anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh, it is important for us as investors in the apparel sector to reflect on what has changed in the industry since 2013. In particular, we need to understand how any changes have impacted our investments and to consider what remains to be done as we continue to strive to deliver superior investment performance for our clients.

The disruptive technologies set to change the world

Simon Clements, Investment Manager, 04 April 2016

Google Car of the futureSimon Clements, Investment Manager of the Alliance Trust Investments Sustainable Future fund range, highlights the next big disruptive technologies set to change the way we all live and work.

Sustainable Palm Oil

David Osfield, Alliance Trust Investments , 29 March 2016

Plam OilPalm oil appears in about half of all packaged products sold in the supermarket and is the most widely used vegetable oil on earth and a major contributor to tropical economies. With the global population rising to nine billion by 2050, consumption of palm oil looks set to increase. But how can we ensure this growth is managed in a more sustainable manner to reduce the negative effect it's having on climate change and biodiversity?

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