Our Insights section curates articles by our Research team with additional contributions from industry experts, academics and authors.


Europe might have had a chequered economic history since the Global Financial Crisis, but for the Walter Scott Research team, it’s not all bad news and it remains home for many great companies that excel on the global stage.

4 minute read

Sustainability – evolution not revolution

With sustainability the focus of increasingly heated and polarised discourse, we thought it timely to revisit our approach to the subject. Not with a view to taking sides in this debate, but rather to reiterate the fundamentals of our approach and articulate its philosophical underpinnings. In other words, how we do sustainability and why.

11 minute read

On the Road – Tech Tantrums

Investment managers Tom Miedema and Alistair Ceurvorst travelled to Belgium to attend one of the technology sector’s major conferences. They came back reassured by some of the trends that are continuing to create great growth opportunities for many leading technology companies.

4 minute watch