The DNV GL, the United Nations Global Compact and Monday Morning Global Institute have released the 2016 global opportunity report, to guide businesses in seizing growth opportunities. Revealing fifteen (15) opportunities that can be discovered from five (5) global risks, the report shows how risks can be turned into profitable business opportunities.
The report, which stems from a survey of 5,567 businesses, governmental and social leaders across five continents unveil that:
- 42% of the leaders consulted rate youth unemployment as today’s most pressing global risk.
- Corporate leaders see greatest business potential in getting youth in to work.
- Business leaders have faith in the technology and the economy to address societal risks, but want politicians to do more.
- Leaders see potential for new business in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations last year.
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