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Fact: The world is fast changing
Now, I’m not talking about technological change – which has obviously been happening at an ever increasing rate since the 1950s and has had, and will continue to have, an enormous impact on the world. No, what I am taking about is a more systemic global change associated with the earth’s natural systems and the way that we, humans, interact with them. In this article I discuss three megatrends which I think will shape and define the trajectory of the world, humans and all its living things for centuries to come. In shaping the world I believe that the business of the future will have to adapt, innovate and transform to remain competitive and successful. It is too easy to go all ‘doomsday’ when looking at these megatrends, so instead, I have tried to write this article from a positive perspective – highlighting how I think the business of the future can respond with solutions that drive growth and shared value (i.e. the idea that social issues can be incorporated into core business strategies to benefit both society and a firm’s financial success).