Global Risks 2015 – Oxford Martin School - Still Current!!

Part 1 in this report from the World Economic Forum and Oxford Martin School on Global Risks 2015 (download link) provides useful charts / info graphics and summaries on the following:

  • The evolution of the risks of highest impact/likelihood
  • The rising threat from non-state actors
  • Asset bubbles – a new old risk?
  • Recent advances in the global regulation of the financial system
  • Black Sky – risks to critical infrastructure
  • The road to Paris – is 2015 make or break for climate change?
  • Governing the Internet – the need for mechanisms to maintain a unified and resilient network


Part 2: Risks in Focus goes into detail on:

  • Global Risks Arising from the Accelerated Interplay between Geopolitics and Economics
  • Global supply chains – too lean?
  • The World Economic Forum’s work on geo-economics
  • City Limits: The Risks of Rapid and Unplanned Urbanization in Developing Countries :
  • Life in the city – how smart is smart? 33 Box 2.4: Health in cities – robust plans are needed to face the threat of pandemics
  • Engineering the Future: How Can the Risks and Rewards of Emerging Technologies Be Balanced?
  • Classifying emerging technologies 37 Box 2.6: Synthetic biology – protecting mother nature
  • Gene drives – promises and regulatory challenges
  • Artificial intelligence – rise of the machines

Part 3: Good Practices on Risk Management and Risk Resilience

Global Risks 2015, 10th Edition is published by the World Economic Forum within the framework of The Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network. The information in this report, or on which this report is based, has been obtained from sources that the authors believe to be reliable and accurate. However, it has not been independently verified and no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to the accuracy or completeness of any information obtained from third parties.

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