Denmark is the world's 5th most change ready country
21 July 2017
Denmark is the fifth most change ready country in the world, resilient to both sudden shock and long-term trends, a new report by KPMG shows.
Change is a present-day certainty impossible to avoid, and how a country prepares for and reacts to sudden shock or long-term trends has a huge impact on the success and welfare of citizens and institutions.
In Denmark, enterprises, government and civil society are all well-prepared to embrace change. In the recent Change Readiness Index 2017 by KPMG, Denmark comes in fifth place.
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Denmark ranks in top 10 on:
- Innovation and R&D
- Business environment
- Enterprise sustainability
- Macroeconomic framework
- Rule of law
- Environment and sustainability
- Government strategic planning and horizon scanning
- Public administration and state business relations
- Access to information
- Safety nets, health and civil society.
Resilient to game changers
The 2017 Change Readiness Index (CRI) indicates the capability of a country – its government, private and public enterprises, people and wider civil society – to anticipate, prepare for, manage, and respond to a wide range of change drivers, and proactively cultivating the resulting opportunities as well as mitigating potential negative impacts.
Leaders in the Change Readiness Index is fundamentally sound positioned for:
- Shocks such as financial and social instability and natural disasters.
- Political and economic opportunities and risks such as technology, competition, and changes in government.
Since 2012, the CRI has evolved to become a key tool that provides reliable, independent, and robust information to support the work of governments, civil society institutions, businesses, and the international development community. Find the full CRI report here.
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Top 10 change ready countries
- United Arab Emirates
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom