The Global Risks Report 2024

Published on Thursday, February 22, 2024

The World Economic Forum (WEF) published the 19th edition of its annual report on international risks, the Global Risks Report 2024. It provides both a long term perspective (10 years) and a short term perspective (2 years) on risks.  

According to the report, the top 5 risks within the next 2 years are:

  • Misinformation and disinformation
  • Extreme weather events
  • Societal polarization
  • Cyber insecurity
  • Interstate armed conflict


Organizations and companies may be impacted very differently, directly or indirectly, by these global risks over the next 2 years depending on their activities and business sectors.

Whether you are a director, an executive or a manager, you may be wondering if your company is exposed to these global risks or other potential events. And if so, are you and your organization ready to face these challenges?

Should you need advice on the appropriate risk governance and enterprise risk management approach for your organization, please contact us.

Baldwin Global is an independent advisory group offering professional services, education and training in risk governance and enterprise risk management. We help our clients’ boards of directors and management teams attain their objectives by embedding sound risk oversight and management practices into their decision-making process to have a significant positive impact on their business.

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