Within the next minute the global population will rise by 145. Norbert Winkeljohann explores global population growth and mobility in this megatrend piece.
On current trends, the aggregate purchasing power of the ‘E7’ emerging economies – China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey and Indonesia – will overtake that of the G7 by 2030. Silas Yang explores this change in consumer spending and behaviour.
In 1800, 2% of the world’s population lived in cities. Now it’s 50%. Every week, some 1.5 million people join the urban population, through a combination of migration and childbirth. Ian Powell explores the implications for businesses.
At current rates of consumption we may have just half a century’s worth of oil & gas left. Yet to meet our development needs we’re highly dependent on fossil fuels, which drive carbon emissions. Dennis Nally explores this megatrend in more detail.
The impacts of digital disruption are now so pervasive that no business in any sector – from the smallest family business to largest multinational – is immune from them. Bob Moritz speaks about digital transformation and its impact on consumers.