#1 MEGATRENDS THAT SHAPE BUSINESSES

 

 

“Mega trends are global, sustained and macro economic forces of development that impacts business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives thereby defining our future world and its increasing pace of change”  – Frost & Sullivan

 

MATERIALS:

World’s Top Global Mega Trends To 2020 and Implications to Business, Society and Cultures

ERM Consulting: Megatrends/ Sustainability Report 2017

Sustainable Brands: Business Case for Sustainability

The importance of megatrend analysis

Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs

Circular Economy Explained

 

EXAMPLES OF GLOBAL MEGATRENDS:

Climate Change

 

 

 

 

 

Man Made and Natural Disasters

 

 

 

 

 

Population Growth

 

 

 

 

 

Social/ Demographic Change

 

 

 

 

 

Poverty and Rise of Middle/ Upper Class

 

 

 

 

 

Urbanization/ Sustainable Development

 

 

 

 

 

Resource Scarcity and Constraints (Food, Water, Air, Materials)

 

 

 

 

 

Disruptive Innovation/ Technology

 

 

 

 

 

SDGs – UN Sustainable Development Goals

 

 

 

 

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