6 Megatrends (Material Issues)
The consumption of water and food due to population growth and urbanization will impact the other resources and the environment.
Rapid economic growth in emerging countries will cause new issues, such as environmental concerns and resource shortages, even as their power grows.
In advanced countries, low birthrates, aging of populations, and the deterioration of facilities will encourage reform of the current legal and social systems.
Advancement of the Internet will raise concerns over cyber-attacks, etc., while increasing the influence of individuals on the global stage.
As emerging countries and individuals have more influence, the world will decentralize and form a new power balance.
Big changes in the world will generate various threats to both the real world and cyberspace, and increase demand for safety and security.