Fear and uncertainty continue to grow as the effects of COVID-19 have touched every part of society. Looking forward, to a post coronavirus period, a World Economic Forum survey illustrates the likelihood of major risks we can possibly face.
What are the most likely risks? 31 risks* have been grouped into five major categories:
- Economic: 10 risks
- Societal: 9 risks
- Geopolitical: 6 risks
- Technological: 4 risks
- Environmental: 2 risks
*“A risk is defined as an uncertain event or condition with the potential for significant negative impacts on various countries and industries.”
Source: Visual Capitalist
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