Business as usual is no longer an option. The world is reaching irreversible tipping points for nature and climate and $44 trillion – over half of the global GDP – is potentially threatened. Fighting climate change is not enough to address the crisis. A fundamental transformation is required across three socio-economic systems: food, land and ocean use; man-made infrastructure; and energy and extractives, according to a World Economic Forum report released this week. There is a big incentive for business to spearhead the drive. The report identifies 15 systemic transitions that could create annual opportunities worth $10 trillion and 395 million jobs by 2030. Read on to get the report’s key takeaways.
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