Reality Check: Global Risks, Unexpected Opportunities on the Rise
With natural disasters and food and water shortages displacing millions of people around the globe, the debate around the need for a concerted effort to address man-made climate change has never been more intense. At the same time, global cooperation and sustaining free and fair trade are becoming more difficult amid a rising tide of nationalism. Technology is bridging the gaps, but it is also raising concerns about personal data privacy.
This article explores some of the top risks impacting the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) five global risk categories – economic, technological, environmental, societal and geopolitical.