World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2011

The prestigious Switzerland-based World Economic Forum has published the Global Risks 2011 report. The graphic below shows the top global risks in 2011:

Click to enlarge

The top 10 risks by likelihood and impact combined are listed in ranked order below:

  1. Climate change
  2. Fiscal crises
  3. Economic disparity
  4. Global governance failures
  5. Extreme weather events
  6. Extreme energy price volatility
  7. Geopolitical conflict
  8. Corruption
  9. Flooding
  10. Water security

The graphic below shows the interconnection between various risks:

Click to enlarge


Source: World Economic Forum

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *