Four Scenarios for the
Future of BioSciences
No one can reliably predict if emerging life
science technologies will be wildly successful,
or fall short of expectations—or whether the
public will accept or reject these new scientific
Four Scenarios for the
WWF has a vision of a world that is
powered by 100 per cent renewable energy
sources by the middle of this century.
Unless we make this transition, the
world is most unlikely to avoid predicted
escalating impacts of climate change.
The Great Recession of 2008–2010 has expanded the ranks and deepened the suffering of
vulnerable populations. Prior to this recession there were mixed signals—some populations
were doing better, while others remained marginal in their income and in their access
A Long-term Value Outlook. This
report identified three plausible
futures, each of which represented
significant change for the industry.
Scenario 1 – the Producers Scenario –
focused on an operating environment
The objective of this report is o provide detailled description of the scenarios, as well as the approach the hypothesis followed… Two main sceanrios were modelled a base line 'business as usual' trend and a greenhouse gas reduction scenarios the includes energy efficienct and dedicated
Sweeping changes are afoot
in the global economy. As the second
decade of the 21st century unfolds and
the world exits from the 2008–09 financial crisis,
the growing clout of emerging markets is paving
the way for a world economy with an increasingly
We identified a number of global forces that will
have significant influenceA2, and of those we felt
that individualism versus collectivism and corporate
integration versus fragmentation would be the most
significant. From this axis we identified three worlds
Organizations need the right information at the right
time to make accurate decisions and to optimize
business processes. Yet the role of information,
and the way an organization’s employees interact
with that information, is rapidly changing.
Computer based trading has transformed how our financial markets operate. The volume of financial products traded through computer automated trading taking place at high speed and with little human involvement has increased dramatically in the past few years.