Social changes

LATEST: Baby boomers will be the last generation to have good pensions.
LATEST: Indonesia's retail market for clothing is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.77% over the next five years.
LATEST: Countries which fail to invest in young women's health will be left behind because the underdeveloped brains of their children will not be equipped to compete in an increasingly complex, digital wo...
LATEST: Cheaper commuting and the modal shift from private to public transport will be instrumental in significantly mitigating inner city congestion.
LATEST: Peace will be harder to achieve and maintain in places like Uganda as the climate changes.
LATEST: Biden will seek to reassure Kyiv that Washington will continue an array of economic sanctions against Russia.
LATEST: Partner interactions within the context of business-to-business and business-to-consumer networks will power flexible formation and restructuring of supply chains.
LATEST: The United States will "stick with Afghanistan.
LATEST: Indonesia could suffer on the implementation of Trump's anti-trade protectionist policies.
LATEST: The UK economy could lose £35-66bn per year under a hard Brexit.
LATEST: If women choose to participate in the labor market as much as men do, Europe's workforce could increase by 6 percent.
LATEST: Generation Alpha will be a generation that only knows a world living in real-time.
LATEST: As technology has become a fundamental part of Gen Z's lives, they also expect it to be integrated into their work environment.
LATEST: China will allocate US570 $ billion to set up new nuclear plants, with the objective of deriving 10% of its energy from nuclear power by 2030.
LATEST: Millennials' average wealth will remain far below Boomers' and Gen Xers.
LATEST: Reaching the goal of roughly doubling average vehicle fuel economy by 2025 will cost the industry $200 billion over 13 years.
LATEST: A British plan to give intelligence agencies extra online surveillance powers could weaken the security of personal data for millions of people and paralyze the tech sector.
LATEST: Leaders are expected to welcome the B20 s initiative on an Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) and the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) World Trade Outlook Indicator.
LATEST: Dealing separately with the UK and the EU could allow Beijing to reach agreements that might have previously been blocked by the need for Britain and Europe to agree.
LATEST: Growth will slow in two categories of U.S. retailers - sporting goods and hobby stores where growth is projected to slow to 3.2% growth in 2016 after seeing 6% growth in 2015, and clothing and acce...
LATEST: The e-commerce market in Singapore is expected to be worth US$5.4 billion (S$7.46 billion) by 2025.
LATEST: European governments will face continued political, economic, and security challenges deriving from mass migration to Europe, terrorist threats, a more assertive Russia, and slow economic recovery.
LATEST: Regions with declining growth rates of energy crops are expected to observe increasing habitat quality for farmland birds.
LATEST: Climate destabilization, mutating pathogens and rising transportation costs will lead to increasingly frequent stresses on the food supply chain.
LATEST: China is expected to be the fastest growing country for the use of 3D printing with concrete from a global perspective.
LATEST: By 2030, seniors 65 and older will represent more than 20 percent of the U.S. population.
LATEST: The World Bank expects that more than 20 million people in Russia will be below the poverty line in 2017.
LATEST: Due to rapid population growth, both Islam and Christianity are expected to have more than twice as many adherents in sub-Saharan Africa by 2050 as they did in 2010.
LATEST: Citywide CCTV networks that integrate the resources of both public and private organisations will be combined with automation to identify and track threats and incidents in real time.
LATEST: To put the elderly population growth statistics into perspective, one hundred years ago, there were fewer than 14 million people over the age of 80 in our entire global population.
LATEST: Platform-mediated work is expected to increase in the future with possible risks related to e.g. reduced social security, limited income security, lack of career development opportunities and emplo...
LATEST: Tightening emission and fuel efficiency standards will increasingly push all the major original equipment manufacturers in North America toward an electric-hybrid alternative.
LATEST: Integrating social values, economic empowerment and environmental stewardship that is truly universal will be key to achieving the global goals for sustainable development.
LATEST: One impact of the TPP is that Africa's agriculture exports will face only the WTO Most-Favored Nations tariff in TPP countries instead of the more preferential TPP tariff rate.
LATEST: As much as 70 percent of all online retail and half of the travel bookings will be done on mobile devices in the next four years.
LATEST: Recognizing that the balance between privacy law and technology has shifted firmly away from privacy protection will enable policymakers around the world to provide citizens with the trust they des...
LATEST: The massive amount of stimulus that has been pumped into the global economy for years may eventually create an upward spiral of price inflation that could surprise investors.

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