drivers of change 4+


Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings
    • Free



Explore the most impactful trends shaping the future of our urbanized planet. Discover what is driving change around our world. Engage with a tool that is used around the world to help anticipate global challenges in order to shape a better world.

This unique platform presents the most impactful trends, innovations and system interactions determining our collective future. The diverse issues probe themes from climate change and urbanisation to energy, food, water and beyond; all examined through the five STEEP lenses: Social, Technological, Economic, Environmental, and Political

Constantly updated and informed by Arup’s international network, the Drivers of Change app will engage you with science, engineering, innovation, data, insights and activities:

• Discover the global trends that are affecting the future of the planet and the local trends influencing your community
• Stay informed about the issues affecting our built and natural environments
• Explore supporting media including images, infographics, illustrations and audio
• Curate your own collection of featured ideas and innovations
• Share and discuss with your social networks
• Satisfy your curiosity with links to additional content and sources of trusted authorities
The Drivers of Change app is informed by a very rigorous process of interviews, research and workshop analysis alongside input from Arup’s global network and broad spectrum of experts.
The content is curated into ten topics: energy, demographics, poverty, oceans, water, waste, food, climate change, urbanisation and convergence
Wherever you are in the world, start exploring the trends that are driving all of our futures.
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What’s New

Version 1.0

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

MP_2017 ,

Great Content, Amazing User Experience

The Drivers of Change platform connects the dots regarding crucial issues facing todays world, from Climate Change to Energy, and Urbanization. It asks open ended question to help think about critical issues, these questions are nuanced by facts, diagrams, and a summary of the topic. They are used in workshops that can help reframe and rethink projects, they can be used in an academic context and inform users of new ways to think about problems and solutions in a unique way.

k_nishimine ,

Great Interface

This is an easy way to navigate the "drivers" that influence our lives and the planet we all share. I love that Arup has a Foresight division that looks beyond the business of building massive structures, and focuses on the effects their projects have on the communities around them.

This is a great app.

HeatherTheBest ,

Very interesting

Thought-provoking and interesting, drivers of change is beautifully designed and mesmerizing to navigate as you read about the challenges we face. Recommended!

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