Greenlining, Georgism, Liveable Cities, and more Trends for 2023

Bronwyn WIlliams is an Economist, Trend Analyst, Futurist and Partner at Flux Trends. She shares the key trends that will impact cities, businesses, and citizens in 2023. We dive into Greenlining, Georgism, Liveable cities, the future of technology and cities, and more trends for 2023.

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Listen or watch to explore:

  • Greenllning: What it is and its potential impacts.
  • The reappearance of an ideology called Georgism. New ideas around how we value things.
  • The perfect wealth tax.
  • Liveable cities and how we can extend the conversation.
  • How the liveable city concept apply to townships or informal settlements.
  • References to the work of Jane Jacobs.
  • Trends around the future of technology and cities. (AI, ChatGPT, and more)
  • How governments will use the Metaverse to have citizens engage with them and improve services.
  • How technology and AI will be integrated into our lives in a positive way.
  • One thing she believes will happen this year that many people don't want to happen.
  • The Future Starts Here in Africa: A first of its kind 'Innovation Tour' for 2023, by Flux Trends.

About Bronwyn Williams
Bronwyn Williams is a Futurist, Economist and Business Trends Analyst.

Bronwyn has over a decade's experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public and private sector across the African continent. Her educational credentials include tertiary qualifications in Marketing Management (University of Johannesburg), Economics (University of London), Foresight (University of Manchester), and Future Studies (University of Stellenbosch). She is currently completing a Masters in Applied Economics from the University of Bath.

Today, as a partner at Flux Trends, Bronwyn's research focuses on how macro socio-economic trends and emerging technologies will impact businesses, industries, and nations in the near and long term future. Part economist, part strategist, Bronwyn's particular areas of expertise include fintech trends, alternative economic models, and sustainable future design.

Bronwyn's clients include Top 40 JSE listed companies, The South African Reserve Bank, African government departments, and global business leaders. She also guest lectures for leading business schools, such as Duke, GIBS, UCT, and the University of Johannesburg. Bronwyn is also a published writer and a well- known media commentator on future trends and economic trajectories for network channels including CNBC Africa and ENCA News.

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