REPORT: Global Risks 2012

Posted on Mon, Jan 16, 2012 @ 09:30 AM

The World Economic Forum released its seventh annual report on global risks to stability (and business continuity). The report surveyed 469 experts and industry leaders about the likely impact, likelihood and interconnectedness of 50 global risks.

5 Most Likely Risks
  1. Severe Income Disparity
  2. Chronic Fiscal Imbalances
  3. Rising Greenhouse Gas Emission
  4. Cyber Attacks
  5. Water Supply Crises

5 Largest Impact Risks
  1. Major Systemic Financial Failure
  2. Water Supply Crises
  3. Food Shortage Crises
  4. Chronic Fiscal Imbalances
  5. Extreme Volatility in Energy and Agriculture Prices

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Tags: Business Continuity, Emergency Preparedness, Crisis Management, Cyber-Security, National Preparedness