The Next Five

What lies ahead? In this series Tom Parker asks experts what will happen over the next five years and how it will affect our lives. This content is paid for by advertisers and is produced in partnership with the Financial Times’ Commercial Department


21:21:36 2021-11-11
Artificial Intelligence used to be the stuff of fantasy movies and comics. Now it’s a part of every industry and everyday life. Our use of it is only going to increase in the future as AI becomes more and more intertwined with our day-to-day activities ...
21:22:53 2021-10-14
A decade ago, ESG was a term deployed as social lip service; now, it’s part of daily boardroom discussions, and top of the agenda for G7 leaders, financial institutions and businesses. The Paris Agreement propelled the conversation to the forefront of e...
21:22:55 2021-09-29
In 1972, with Nixon’s visit to Beijing, the world watched as the political and economic landscape between China and the US changed dramatically. Four decades later, new political heads of state redefined the relationship once again, as Xi Jinping and Do...
21:02:11 2021-09-17
Our world changes quickly. In the past five years alone, the Paris climate agreement was signed, Donald Trump won (and lost) the US presidency, and a global pandemic transformed the planet. A lot can happen in a short space of time – so what lies ahead?...