10 Global Sustainability Megaforces That Will Impact Every Business

July 30, 2012 by  
Filed under Insights

What are the sustainability megaforces that will impact every business over the next 20 years? Is your company ready to address the risks and opportunities arising from these megaforces? This article highlights the 10 global sustainability megaforces listed in KPMG’s recent report, and shares how businesses can take action and turn risks into opportunities in our uncertain future.

In Feb 2012, KPMG published a report titled, Expect the Unexpected: Building business value in a changing world. The report explains that over the next 20 years, businesses will be exposed to several environmental and social changes that could bring both risks and opportunities. Despite the challenges, businesses can actually thrive by turning the risks into opportunities, with proper foresight and planning.

The report highlights 10 global sustainability megaforces that will impact every business over the next 20 years:

  1. Climate Change
  2. Energy and Fuel
  3. Material Resource Scarcity
  4. Water Scarcity
  5. Population Growth
  6. Urbanization
  7. Wealth
  8. Food Security
  9. Ecosystem Decline
  10. Deforestation Read more