More people are sharing our planet
population expected to increase by nearly 3 billion people in next 40 years but growing at a slower pace
Growth rates vary across regions
new projections indicate 9 countries to make up more than half projected growth from now to 2050
Most populous countries with India expanding rapidly
India projected to overtake China around 2027
Aging society puts more pressure on resources
By 2060, the number of people aged 100 is expected to rise 10 times creating a complex set of challenges to overcome
Overpopulation = overconsumption = increasing demand for natural resources
There are already 2.2 billion people without access to safely managed drinking water services and this will be exacerbated by continued population growth.
Energy consumption predicted to almost double by 2040 as the population rises, increasing pressure on an already polluted world.
Attractive investment opportunities in this space
investing in the solution providers of tomorrow
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