We know that we need to look ahead to move forward. Yet thinking about the future and taking action are quite different. Join us as we explore the trends and ideas that are shaping our world of tomorrow.
Understanding the changes that are taking place in the world can help us stay ahead. We've identified three megatrends – demographic change, sustainability pressures and technological advancement – that will all have a significant influence on how we live.
Using this framework to analyse how the world is changing, each megatrend can be divided into key investable ideas:
What does a sustainable future look like? As conversations about preserving the planet continue, governments and organisations are under increasing pressure to find answers. Learn how sustainability is about more than just the environment, and what individuals can do to make an impact.
Hear from Tessa Clarke, co-founder and CEO of OLIO, an app designed to help combat food waste, on how we can stop a third of all the food we produce from being thrown away.
Problems like climate change might seem overwhelming, but learn how our small daily actions can determine how governments and corporations act.
Looking ahead, we believe it’s more likely for outperformance coming from activism and engagement to drive an increase in quality in a company along the lines of ESG factors.
Technological innovation may help to nourish the world and drive a more inclusive and sustainable food future.
Russia’s predatory move on Ukraine is pitting energy security against energy transition. We explore this friction and its impact for investors.
Technology is a key driver for economic growth and its evolution has changed the way we live, work and solve some of the world’s pressing issues. Investing in the right technology can be lucrative, while also improving the standard of living for many.
Dr. Ayesha Khanna, CEO and co-founder of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence solutions firm and incubator, shares her insights on how technology is shaping our cities and lives, and its potential to bridge the digital divide.
Smarter cities can help us address fundamental issues such as food security, environmental concerns and access to healthcare. Learn more about the inventive projects taking shape in London that are tackling these issues.
Social media has helped democratise access to investment insight and has empowered the average retail investor.
Despite technological advancements, employers are struggling to figure out the best hybrid arrangements for their workers and their businesses.
Ransomware attacks may be spreading but they don’t have to be devastating for small businesses. Are you prepared?
The number of people on earth is growing – fast. Improvements in healthcare have resulted in increased longevity for high income countries like the UK. With such growth comes its own challenges and opportunities. Experts and RBC thought leaders discuss some of these changes and what they mean for you.
Hear from leading generational expert, Dr. Eliza Filby, and former journalist turned teacher, Lucy Kellaway, on how people are adapting to a post pandemic society. How has a year in lockdown changed what people want from work, school and home?
Recent events have given everyone the chance to pause and consider what’s essential in relationships, health and careers. How are different generations prioritising now? Dr. Filby and Lucy Kellaway unpack how some changes we initially thought were temporary might be here to stay.
The WealthiHer Network aims to support and enable women through educational webinars on topics such as investment strategies and wealth planning.
Three industries are particularly impacted by the shift to an ageing population: healthcare, leisure and financial services.
The complexities of a digital world have significantly increased as more people make the switch from simple paper records to online storage.
Discover ideas and trends that will shape the future – and your investments.