Global Gray Swans Tool
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Navigating the Rapidly Changing World Order


Global Gray Swans Tool

April 17, 2023 | Database

The Conference Board Gray Swans Tool is a new tool to help C-suite executives better navigate today’s quickly developing economic, political, and technological environments. 

Gray Swans are plausible but low-probability events that can have a material impact on your business if realized. The Global Gray Swans Tool helps you identify these developing events across Economic, Geopolitical, Social, Policy-induced, Environmental, and Technological themes, assess their potential impact on your business, and decide on planning level and type.

Use this tool to turn an intangible, general conversation around a potential dynamic into a tangible one and to help your leadership and business units anticipate issues, manage risk, mitigate damage, and identify opportunities for driving growth.


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Chief Economist and Leader, Economy, Strategy & Finance Center
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