The multiple debates over ecology are bound to be the defining issues of humanity over the next few decades. This would drive both risks and opportunities. Smart companies know that an improvement in ecology will determine economic sustainability. And whatever is ethical, whatever is good for the society, will eventually be good for business too
As the Internet provided a platform for sharing news faster and wider with negligible distribution costs, the newspaper business models that leaned heavily on advertisers for revenues and an elaborate production and distribution infrastructure began to crumble
An integrated international financial system certainly reduces economic sovereignty of nations, as the European Union experiment has shown. The issue is compounded by complex derivative instruments that are now arriving in developing nations like India. What is the risk that foreign capital packaged in complex instruments bring to local economies?