Modern society has reached its limits. Society 5.0 will liberate us

A boy throws a coin as she offers prayers on the first day of the new year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, January 1, 2019.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon - RC18757681F0

Facing the future: A boy celebrates the New Year in Tokyo Image: REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Hiroaki Nakanishi
Chairman, Keidanren
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Values is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:


Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
ValuesThe Digital EconomyJapanHealth and HealthcareSocial Protection
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Here's why teaching children empathy can boost their creativity

Helen Demetriou

April 24, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum