Tag Archive for 'Toby Birch'

Investing in the face of five megatrends

April 29th, 2011 by Toby Birch

As human beings our brains are hard-wired to pigeonhole data for ease of storage and subsequent recall. Perhaps this compartmentalisation is why many find it hard to see the big picture and seem shocked by black swan events. Free-thinking entrepreneurs are different because they observe opportunities and connections that others fail to appreciate (known as […]

Investing in green investments and companies that provide solutions for climate change and key megatrends to come

November 15th, 2010 by Toby Birch

As 2011 approaches and pundits peddle insipid predictions for the year to come, it seems incredible how little has been learned over the last few years. There is huge relief among asset managers who have generated positive returns, albeit from a passive policy of investing and hoping for the best. Few seem to care about […]