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Population growth, technological innovation and a social and political desire for change are reshaping how we live and work. Driven by innovation, change is disrupting our traditional way of living and interacting. 

This change creates opportunity.

To invest in the beneficiaries of this change we use global themes to see past short-term market ‘noise’. These themes provide us with insights into longer-term, sustainable growth stories. 

Our six global themes are:





As at January 2014.

A group of our investment experts debate the exciting trends shaping our world. These are the insights from Standard Life Wealth. Read our latest article below.


Latest articles

Changes in UK Pension Regulations. What you need to know

In this, the first of a series of articles from Standard Life Wealth, we explore the new world of pensions 'freedom and choice'.

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ethical investing

Investing in a changing world - the role of ethical investing

In our latest debate, our experts share their thoughts on ethical investing and trends in this sector.

Changing environmental circumstances prompt concern over sustainability on many fronts. This creates opportunities and threats, in terms of which companies will be the winners (and losers) when it comes to managing their environmental impact.

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The importance of portfolio behaviour on sustainability in decumulationDecumulation: The investment challenge

Our latest paper discusses investors in income drawdown, and the best way to meet their needs. Counterintuitively, we find that it’s not just the return that matters - it's how that return is delivered. We discuss why this is, and what your clients might need from their investments.

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MoneyPlus Portfolio

Autumn 2014We’re considering the state of UK supermarkets, strange taxation, and seven steps to passing on your wealth in the Spring 2015 issue of MoneyPlus Portfolio. 

Download the latest issue [PDF, 2MB]



MoneyPlus Portfolio - previous issues

Autumn 2014The Autumn 2014 edition of MoneyPlus Portfolio considers how crowd-funding is helping make wine, whether remanufacturing is the new recycling, and the resurgence of the UK automotive industry. 

Download the latest issue [PDF, 6.75MB]

Spring 2014Read about Europe’s resurgence, the dotcom that got personal and trusting your primal instincts in the Spring 2014 edition of MoneyPlus Portfolio magazine.

Download the Spring 2014 issue [PDF, 1.8MB]


Read the Autumn 2013 edition of our bi-annual MoneyPlus Portfolio magazine, full of topical articles and expert opinions on a wide range of subjects.

Download the Autumn 2013 issue [PDF, 2.1MB]

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