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Global Trends and Issues Lindy, Inge, Corine, Mark and Marloes
Index of our presentation <ul><li>Global Trends and Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for the exam </li></ul><ul><li>Inte...
Major Global Trends <ul><li>Consumers are requesting higher quality products </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers are becoming more...
Major Global Issues <ul><li>The amount of pollutants in the water systems throughout the world </li></ul><ul><li>The emiss...
Consequences If Starbucks Doesn’t Follow These Global Trends <ul><li>Higher quality products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Run th...
Consequences if Starbucks Doesn’t Take Actions Against These Global Issues <ul><li>The amount of pollution/litter in water...
What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends <ul><li>Higher quality products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends (Cont.) <ul><li>Healthier products: </li></ul><ul><ul><...
What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Issues <ul><li>Water pollution/litter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U...
Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbucks </li></ul><ul><li>Information previously gathered by other groups f...
Open question Corporate responsibility <ul><li>What is the SER? </li></ul>
<ul><li>SER: Sociaal Economische Raad, is the main advisory body to the government (and to parliament) in the field of soc...
M.C. question Corporate Responsibility <ul><li>Which are the joint objectives of the SER? </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced econo...
<ul><li>Answer 4 is the right answer to this question </li></ul>
Open question global trends and governance <ul><li>Give the 2 reasons why the environmental pressure is building up </li><...
<ul><li>The environmental pressure is building up because of these 2 reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth </li></u...
M.C. question global trends and governance <ul><li>The gross world product between 1950-2000: </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased,...
<ul><li>The right answer to this question is B </li></ul>
Open question global trends 2015 <ul><li>Which are the major drivers and trends that will shape the world of 2015? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Demographics </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources and environment </li></ul><ul><li>Science and technology </li></u...
M.C. question global trends 2015 <ul><li>The World population in 2015 will be: </li></ul><ul><li>6,9 billion </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>The right answer to this question is 7,2 billion which is answer 2 </li></ul>
Open question Scenarios <ul><li>What are scenarios? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Scenarios are multiple, plausible stories about the future </li></ul>
M.C.question Scenarios <ul><li>Types of subjects for scenarios include: </li></ul><ul><li>Large and sudden changes in sale...
<ul><li>The right answer is 3. A,C and D </li></ul>
Interview <ul><li>Mr. Vaandrager </li></ul><ul><li>Global trend: credit crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Trend for Starbucks: new ...
Questions? <ul><li>Thanks for your time and attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any questions? </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Global Trends and Issues Lindy, Inge, Corine, Mark and Marloes
  2. 2. Index of our presentation <ul><li>Global Trends and Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for the exam </li></ul><ul><li>Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Major Global Trends <ul><li>Consumers are requesting higher quality products </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers are becoming more aware of ‘going green’ </li></ul><ul><li>Consumers are also becoming more health-conscious, since obesity is evident in many nations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Major Global Issues <ul><li>The amount of pollutants in the water systems throughout the world </li></ul><ul><li>The emission of greenhouse gases, mainly being the burning of fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High carbon deposits </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Consequences If Starbucks Doesn’t Follow These Global Trends <ul><li>Higher quality products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Run the risk of losing a large section of their consumers, both current or potential </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heavy movement towards ‘going green’: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May miss out on government incentives that are set in place to help make their nation more eco-friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Again, may lose out on current or potential consumers who support the ‘going green’ trend </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Healthier products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The food industry in general has strong pressure on offering fresher, healthier products to their consumers or they may notice a decrease in sales </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Consequences if Starbucks Doesn’t Take Actions Against These Global Issues <ul><li>The amount of pollution/litter in water systems worldwide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aside from using recycled paper & plastic for their containers, Starbucks cannot really monitor what their consumers do once outside the store </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse gas effect: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They can be using inefficient operating practices that costs the company additional money to pay for less eco-friendly power sources </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends <ul><li>Higher quality products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Starbucks has already enacted the use of more expensive beans that give their coffees a richer, bolder taste </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Movement towards ‘going green’: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Starbucks has already began using better lighting that requires less energy to operate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently ranked 15 th in the U.S. for being among the top 25, according to the U.S. Environmental Agency </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends (Cont.) <ul><li>Healthier products: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Starbucks uses only the freshest beans and other products to their consumers </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Issues <ul><li>Water pollution/litter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use recycled materials for their containers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse gas effect: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Switched out their lighting to lights that use less energy to operate </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbucks </li></ul><ul><li>Information previously gathered by other groups for the global issues and trends (credited to their respective websites) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Open question Corporate responsibility <ul><li>What is the SER? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>SER: Sociaal Economische Raad, is the main advisory body to the government (and to parliament) in the field of social and economic policy issues </li></ul>
  13. 13. M.C. question Corporate Responsibility <ul><li>Which are the joint objectives of the SER? </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced economic growth </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in labour participation </li></ul><ul><li>A fair distribution of incomes </li></ul><ul><li>Voting rights for everyone </li></ul><ul><li>A,B and D </li></ul><ul><li>A,B and E </li></ul><ul><li>A,B and C </li></ul><ul><li>A,C and D </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Answer 4 is the right answer to this question </li></ul>
  15. 15. Open question global trends and governance <ul><li>Give the 2 reasons why the environmental pressure is building up </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>The environmental pressure is building up because of these 2 reasons: </li></ul><ul><li>Population growth </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of economy activity </li></ul>
  17. 17. M.C. question global trends and governance <ul><li>The gross world product between 1950-2000: </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased, doubled and redoubled </li></ul><ul><li>Doubled, redoubled and doubled again </li></ul><ul><li>Doubled, decreased and doubled </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>The right answer to this question is B </li></ul>
  19. 19. Open question global trends 2015 <ul><li>Which are the major drivers and trends that will shape the world of 2015? </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Demographics </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources and environment </li></ul><ul><li>Science and technology </li></ul><ul><li>The global economy and globalization </li></ul><ul><li>National and international governance </li></ul><ul><li>Future conflict </li></ul><ul><li>The role of the United States </li></ul>
  21. 21. M.C. question global trends 2015 <ul><li>The World population in 2015 will be: </li></ul><ul><li>6,9 billion </li></ul><ul><li>7,2 billion </li></ul><ul><li>7,5 billion </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>The right answer to this question is 7,2 billion which is answer 2 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Open question Scenarios <ul><li>What are scenarios? </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Scenarios are multiple, plausible stories about the future </li></ul>
  25. 25. M.C.question Scenarios <ul><li>Types of subjects for scenarios include: </li></ul><ul><li>Large and sudden changes in sales </li></ul><ul><li>Worries about sustainability in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden increases in the price of raw materials </li></ul><ul><li>Tax increases </li></ul><ul><li>How to operate in the future </li></ul><ul><li>Which are right? </li></ul><ul><li>A,B and E </li></ul><ul><li>A,B and D </li></ul><ul><li>A,C and D </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>The right answer is 3. A,C and D </li></ul>
  27. 27. Interview <ul><li>Mr. Vaandrager </li></ul><ul><li>Global trend: credit crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Trend for Starbucks: new market </li></ul><ul><li>Trend for 2015: climat change and economy will change </li></ul>
  28. 28. Questions? <ul><li>Thanks for your time and attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any questions? </li></ul>

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