The Age of Urbanization - By 2025, China will be home to more $1 billion-plus companies than either the U.S. or Europe, and one-half of the global GDP will come from 144 cities in emerging markets.
Challenges of an Aging World - By 2013, about 60 percent of the world’s population lived in countries with fertility rates below the replacement rate. Caring for large numbers of elderly people will put severe pressure on government finances.
Accelerating Technical Change - A golden age of gadgetry, instant communication and apparently boundless communication shortens business lifespans and forces quicker decisions.
Greater Global Connections - The movement of capital, people, and information will leave traditional trading hubs and go to a complex, intricate, sprawling web.