1. Disruption dominates our world, perhaps now more than ever. This can be daunting – but it can also drive profound and positive change.

    It is this sort of disruption that is central to our investment thinking here at Baillie Gifford. Our investment managers are dedicated to finding the extraordinary companies that have the potential to become the huge success stories of the future. How do they do this? What themes are they exploring?

    Over the course of a week in June, we explored four important and wide-ranging topics: green technology, our leisure time, online retail and how we work with academics and other experts.

    Read about the ideas discussed and watch the webinar recordings via the links below:

  2. The Future of Entertainment with Robert Wilson

    Robert Wilson discusses how new and innovative companies are competing in fascinating ways for our leisure time and our disposable income. This is not just about the rise of the virtual world, it is also about the role of creativity in driving change and innovation.

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    De-carbonising the Global Economy with Paulina McPadden

    The need to transition to a low-carbon economy is one of the profound challenges of our time, a challenge that brings with it huge opportunity. In this session, Paulina focuses on how we as asset managers can invest in and support some of the most exciting companies around the world looking to solve the biggest environmental issues.

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    A Retail Revolution with Rio Tu

    Based in our Shanghai investment office, Rio Tu reflects on the impact that new disruptive forms of online retail are having on now traditional e-commerce channels. These emerging new models, increasingly successful in China, are likely to have considerable implications for the pace of change and disruption elsewhere.

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    Learning from Academia with Dr Eve Hepburn

    Dr Eve Hepburn explores how our engagement with academics from multiple disciplines around the world has helped disrupt our thinking and generated new insights into how we conceive of investment risk and opportunity.

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