Paradigm Shifts
New Normal aims to help you identify the key changes in the wider landscape that will impact you and your business.

Some of these changes are already becoming obvious, such as rising levels of debt and the threat of deflation due to lack of demand. Others are still to appear. These relate to the way behaviour is changing in response to the Covid pandemic in 5 key areas where major paradigm shifts are underway:

DEMAND PATTERNS

Demand patterns paradigm shift in global business

The lockdowns have broken down the inertia surrounding work and home-based routines…

RESHORING SUPPLY CHAINS

Reshoring supply chains paradigm shift in global business

Global supply chains have proved very fragile during the pandemic. They have collapsed…

ENERGY ABUNDANCE

Energy abundance paradigm shift in global business

Energy markets have seen a major paradigm shift, with Q2 2020 providing a taste of the world to come…

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Circular economy paradigm shift in global business

The need to reshore supply chains in a world of potential energy abundance suggests that moves towards a circular economy will accelerate…

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Advanced manufacturing paradigm shift in global business

Many manufacturing operations still operate as they would have done 500 years ago, or even 50 years ago…

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New Normal in the news

2020  
Dec PODCAST: ExxonMobil write downs signal end of fossil fuels, need for new thinking in chemicals
 
Nov PODCAST: New Asia trade bloc is good news for China chemicals, disaster for US
  PODCAST: Chemical market disruptions will persist, despite vaccine progress
  PODCAST: US election – Trump versus Biden on chemicals
 
Oct Real Vision: The Global Macro Litmus Test — Live With Paul Hodges
  PODCAST: China’s key planning meeting has huge implications
  PODCAST: Dr Dark, after Dark. Macro, Chemicals & Innovation
  PODCAST: UK-EU27 chemicals face severe Brexit disruption with or without a deal
  PODCAST: EPCA CEO Caroline CiuCiu – Capturing growth from sustainability tops agenda