We actively monitor change covering more than 150 key elements of life.
Please see below selected recent sufficiency-related change.
Please see below selected recent growth-related change.
Please see below selected recent middle market-related change, covering entrepreneurship, family businesses and startups.
- There are currently nearly 800 unicorns (private companies valued at $1B+) from 40+ countries around the world. Of those, about half are based in the US (50%), followed by China (20%).
China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative is one of the most ambitious geopolitical projects ever. By 2027, it aims to dish out an estimated $1.3 trillion in loans, around ten times what the US spent on the Marshall Plan in the aftermath of World War II. As China increases its investment in the West, will countries' loyalty shift toward Beijing? About 80 countries have already joined, and dozens more are flirting with the idea. For a world that badly needs more and better infrastructure, Belt and Road is a good thing
Please see below a range of 2021 outlooks and forecasts, grouped across the following 21 topics.
- Business, Climate, Conflict, Demographics, Economics, Energy, Food, Freedom, Health, Innovation, Nature, Politics, Purpose, Risk, Space, Sustainability, Technology, Travel, Trust, Values and Work.
There is also a bonus list of additional 2021 forecasts in appendix.