Global maps on key socio-economic indicators

Maplecroft provides a flash based, interactive app which maps social, economic, environmental and political indicators for over 200 countries.

From the site:

For each specific issue, the map features:A unique index – designed by Maplecroft, measuring the global distribution of risk and opportunity;

Country shading – illustrating the pervasiveness and risk ranking of the issue being mapped;

In-depth analysis – emphasising the importance of each issue and its impacts and significance to business and society in general;

Traffic light system – indicating whether the indicators relevant to the issue have increased, decreased or remained the same as in previous years;

Hotspots – highlighting endemic risk within a country in respect of specific issues;

Flashpoints – highlighting particular incidences of risk in respect of specific issues;

Spotlights on business engagement – highlighting engagement by business in respect of managing specific issues;

Case studies – positive and negative examples of how companies have managed the challenges that they have faced.

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