1. Worldwide Responsible Global Equity Income Growth Fund

    Worldwide Responsible Global Equity Income Growth Fund

  2. Overview

    The Worldwide Responsible Global Equity Income Growth Fund aims to achieve a higher level of income than global equities whilst, over the longer term, achieving growth in both income and capital by investing primarily in shares of companies anywhere in the world which meet the relevant environmental, social and governance criteria and will exclude companies from certain industries and companies which are inconsistent with the principles of United Nations Global Compact for Business.

    Top Ten Holdings - 31/05/2022

    Fund %
    1 Novo Nordisk 4.4%
    2 Microsoft 3.6%
    3 TSMC 3.6%
    4 Fastenal 3.5%
    5 United Parcel Service 3.5%
    6 Procter & Gamble 3.4%
    7 Sonic Healthcare 3.2%
    8 Nestlé 3.1%
    9 Albemarle 3.1%
    10 Roche 3.1%
    Total 34.5%
    Geographic analysis of Total Assets 31/05/2022

    Fund %

    • 1 North America 39.44
    • 2 Europe (ex UK) 30.26
    • 3 Emerging Markets 12.63
    • 4 Developed Asia Pacific 10.54
    • 5 UK 6.60
    • 6 Cash 0.52
    • Total 100.0

    As the Fund invests in overseas securities, changes in the rates of exchange may cause the value of your investment (and any income it may pay) to go down or up.
    The information contained on this page is intended as a guide only and should not be relied upon when making investment decisions. All holdings information is unaudited. Source Baillie Gifford & Co.
    Please note that totals may not add due to rounding.


    James Dow

    James was appointed Co-Head of the Global Income Growth Team and Co-Manager of The Scottish American Investment Company PLC (SAINTS) in 2017. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2004 on the Graduate Scheme and became an Investment Manager in our US Equities Team. Previously, James spent three years working at The Scotsman newspaper, where he was the Economics Editor. He is a CFA Charterholder, graduated MA (Hons) in Economics-Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2000 and MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics in 2001.

    Toby Ross

    Toby joined Baillie Gifford in 2006 and is Co-Head of the Global Income Growth Team and Joint Manager of The Scottish American Investment Company PLC (SAINTS). He has also been a member of the International Alpha Portfolio Construction Group since 2018. Since joining Baillie Gifford, Toby has also spent time as an Investment Analyst in the UK Equity Team and as a Global Sector Specialist. He graduated MA in English Literature from the University of Cambridge in 2006 and is a CFA Charterholder.

    Ross Mathison

    Ross joined Baillie Gifford in 2019 as an Investment Manager in the Global Income Growth Team. Previously, he had spent a year at Aviva Investors and prior to that 9 years at Standard Life Investments as an Investment Manager, first in the European Equity team and latterly in the Global Equity team. Ross is a CFA Charterholder and graduated MA (Hons) in Business & Finance from Heriot-Watt University in 2008. Ross also sits on the Board of Directors at Aberlour, a Scottish Children’s charity.

    How to Invest

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