By 2050 we will be sharing this planet with 9.7 billion other people, 2.4 billion more than today, putting more and more pressure on resources, with some areas of the globe regularly subject to drought and famine.
Our increasing energy needs are struggling to be met; fossil fuels are depleting and alternative sources of energy are still some way off providing enough energy to meet demand.
The ICAEW BusinessFutures project looks at these and other challenges facing businesses over the coming decades and how businesses should react.
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Highlights from 2015
In 2015 Konnie Huq played host to our keynote speaker Professor Brian Cox at the ICAEW BusinessFutures conference 2015.
The event, held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, welcomed our younger members to hear our expert speakers and the debate the issues which will affect business in the future. See below for highlights from this exciting day.