Minisode - A Fund that Targets Positive Change
About This Episode
The Baillie Gifford Positive Change Equities Fund seeks to invest in companies whose products and services are providing solutions to global challenges. So, it’s unsurprising that Tesla (transforming the automotive sector), Moderna (unlocking a new paradigm of medicine) and Safaricom (providing connectivity and access to financial tools in Kenya) are all holdings. But when I saw that it owns a semiconductor equipment manufacturer (ASML) and semiconductor manufacturer (TSMC), it piqued my curiosity.
About Our Guest
Kate Fox, the co-manager of the fund, joined Baillie Gifford as an investment management graduate trainee 20 years ago. She now serves as a decision-maker in the Positive Change Team, as well as a Partner of the firm.