3 Scenarios For a Future Sustainable Singapore

June 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Insights

Futures and scenario thinking or planning is not about predicting the future, but is about understanding what is possible, encouraging conversations, and informing decision making. Futures thinking usually looks at trends related to PESTEL – Politics, Economics, Social, Technology, Environment, and Legal. What trends are relevant and predictable? Which direction is it moving and what is the impact?

Based on key trends and their effects, scenarios or stories about the future are then developed to better communicate what the future could look like. The intention is not to predict the future but to give a range of what is possible for people to make better decisions in the present.

Let’s take a look at some possible key PESTEL trends that we could see for Singapore in 2030: Read more