20 Mar '12, 9am

What 4 Global Trends Will Drive 21st Century Investing?

What 4 Global Trends Will Drive 21st Century Investing?

2nd in a series of excerpts from the book The HIP Investor (John Wiley & Sons, 2010). See other articles in the series here . Human, social and environmental challenges surround us. In recent years, many capitalists have treated these seemingly intractable issues as nuisances for governments to debate or nonprofit organizations to address. However, leading businesses and investors are finding that 4 global trends can provide attractive opportunities for growth, resilience and competitive advantage. In other words, companies and investors can solve human problems for potential profit. The world is shifting as growing populations seek higher quality of life, finite natural resources are depleting in serving those needs, transparency of everything is on the rise, and consumers demand products and services that are “good.” These 4 global trends are driving forces underlying 21...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/03/4-global-trends-will-...

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