Social changes

LATEST: Millennials' average wealth will remain far below Boomers' and Gen Xers.
LATEST: Pharmaceutical and personal care products in Latin America and Middle East & Africais expected to propel demand for the product over the next seven years.
LATEST: In the next decade, children currently under the age of 18 will not use cash and many (41 percent) believe they will not use physical credit cards.
LATEST: A key element of smart cities will be modeling future states of urban environments to optimize value creation.
LATEST: Aligning climate finance to science-based targets will both increase the chance of success and reduce the cost of delivering it.
LATEST: Victory in the ground war in Iraq and Syria could lead to growth in ISIS outpost provinces.
LATEST: Growth in Tajikistan is expected to decline to 4.5 per cent in 2016.
LATEST: Other countries where the threat from terrorism is rated "high" include France.
LATEST: Philip Hammond reaffirmed on Sunday that Britain will leave the single market and customs union when it withdraws from the EU.
LATEST: Anonymized data could feed into data analytics engines to deliver all kinds of useful insights (energy consumption data is already used in this way).
LATEST: Increasing the number of women in UN activities will assist with efforts to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation and abuse.
LATEST: There will be more than 2 billion Alphas by 2025.
LATEST: Gen Xers are projected to remain the "middle child" of generations.
LATEST: Card issuers like MasterCard, Visa and American Express will gain from increased non-cash transactions and the wide database of the customers.
LATEST: Cost-conscious members of Gen Z will search for pricing information and better deals on their mobile phones before making a purchase.
LATEST: Money saving actions by households could reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by more than 7 percent.
LATEST: The world's economy will actually need every erg of human labor (in addition to the robots) to overcome demographic aging trends in both developed and developing economies.
LATEST: The use of AI in retail could benefit platforms like Pinterest and Amazon as discovery enablers.
LATEST: Companies that begin undergoing low-carbon transformation today will be positioned to lead in a future economy that no longer runs on fossil fuels.
LATEST: Later this year, China is expected to approve a new law on cybersecurity that would codify, organize and strengthen its control of the Internet.
LATEST: Growth rates in U.S. digital ad spending will begin to slow starting in 2016 and taper off to 9.5% by 2020.
LATEST: Growth is projected to remain at 0.5 percent in 2016 before turning slightly negative to -0.1 percent in 2017.
LATEST: Immigration of young Mexican workers to the U.S. will be practically zero by 2050, even without new policies to deter immigration.
LATEST: The market for probiotics in animal feed is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2016 to reach a projected value of USD4.71 Billion by 2021.
LATEST: There will be no compulsion on the UK to set any targets for energy saving or green energy after it leaves the EU.
LATEST: The UK Government has committed itself to ensuring that the rights conferred by the CTA will be enshrined in any final EU / UK treaty.
LATEST: In the next 10 to 15 years, the proportion of the UK's population who are either under 18 or over 60 years old is projected to rise from 42 to 47 per cent.
LATEST: Robots and other advances in technology are forecast to displace a significant number of blue- and white-collar workers.
LATEST: While the number of Christians will increase from about 2.1 billion to 2.9 billion by 2050, Muslims will jump from 1.6 billion to 2.8 billion.
LATEST: Bridging the physical and the digital worlds will create end-to-end autonomous systems capable of reducing waste, optimizing resources, changing the nature of work.
LATEST: Temperatures in 2050 could cost people in the United States millions of additional nights of insufficient sleep per year.
LATEST: Global milk supplies are expected to grow at a slower rate, but continued low feed prices are expected to encourage growth in U.S. milk production.
LATEST: Cuba is a big market and the rules that are in place will influence which carriers win and which lose.
LATEST: China has moved to channel more energy into risk control in its financial sector after the slowing economy showed more signs of warming due to pro-growth measures.
Tax
LATEST: A country could implement a carbon tax through 2030 to meet an emissions target in that year.
LATEST: The UK could have a vital role as a champion of the benefits of free trade.
LATEST: INTERPOL will continue to work with its member States to update and strengthen its databases and will extend its system of Special Notices and databases (including the foreign terrorist fighter dat...
LATEST: Russian consumer market will begin a marked revival in 2018 that will require the growth of goods and services.
LATEST: Humans will generate more than 50 million metric tons of electronic waste in 2018.
LATEST: If the Fed continues to tighten in 2017 as they now forecast, stock, bond and currency markets will come under pressure, stock, bond and currency markets will come under pressure.
LATEST: World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022.

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