What to watch: Four trends in 2024

As global priorities and practices evolve, we’ve identified four sustainability-focused trends that will be in focus this year.

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Vanessa Cook

January 2024

Key takeaways

  • From clean tech and decarbonization, to the risks and opportunities of biodiversity - or from an increased focus on the social aspects of ESG to ongoing developments in regulation - ESG (environmental, social and governance) will remain a strong focal point into 2024.
  • Yet, as we move into the new year, global geographies will look to prioritize and implement their own rules. Furthermore, populations representing 60%+ of global GDP will head to the polls next year, potentially leading to policy uncertainty and a stronger need for clarity.
  • As priorities and practices evolve, four trends will continue to be in focus when it comes to sustainability, each having implications for investors, corporates, consumers, and ultimately the world.

Read our full analysis for a more in-depth look at these trends.