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1Apple & Amazon market valuehoarding2018NY Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/31/technology/apple-earnings-report.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
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1.0Corruption in developing countriesDeveloping countries are deprived of this amount per yearlosing2014Onehttps://s3.amazonaws.com/one.org/pdfs/Trillion_Dollar_Scandal_report_EN.pdf
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1.4To reach Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Annual cost of meeting sustainable development goals in lower & middle-income countries by 2030spending2015Guardianhttp://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/nov/18/14tn-dollars-a-year-needed-to-reach-global-goals-for-world-poorest?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
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1.6Money laundered globallyGlobal valuelosing2014United Nationshttp://www.uneca.org/sites/default/files/uploaded-documents/ADF/ADF9/adf_ix-issues_paper_2-illicit_financial_flows.pdf
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1.7All military budgets fighting2015SIPRIhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ODLoOpc6RawyZNloyCtSSpmqvQqytqT86_mEWzLNxsg/edit#gid=2033118137
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1.7Cost of obesity to the USAThe estimate includes $480.7 billion in direct health-care costs and $1.24 trillion in lost productivity, losing2018Milken Institutehttp://www.milkeninstitute.org/newsroom/press-releases/view/348
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2.4Global fashion industryAnd apparently it's been a tough year. earning2016McKinseyhttp://www.mckinsey.com/industries/retail/our-insights/the-state-of-fashion
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2.4India GDP2017. $2.4tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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2.6France GDP2017. $2.575tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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2.6UK GDP2017. $2.565tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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2.9Cost of extreme weather over last 20 yearslosing2017CBChttps://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/losses-from-climate-disasters-surge-to-2-9t-over-last-20-years-un-says-1.4856708
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3.0Top 20 internet companiesearning2016Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2016/06/02/the-15-most-important-slides-in-mary-meekers-internet-trends-report/
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3.0Cost of the Iraq & Afghanistan warsearning2016Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2016/06/02/the-15-most-important-slides-in-mary-meekers-internet-trends-report/
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3.7Germany GDP2017. $3.7tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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4.2Global wellness industryearning2018Fast Companyhttps://www.fastcompany.com/90247896/these-10-market-trends-turned-wellness-into-a-4-2-trillion-global-industry
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4.9Japan GDP2017. $4.9tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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5.5Total corporate debtToday, according to the Institute of International Finance, a banking trade group, corporate debt in foreign currencies is $5.5 trillion, the most ever.losing2018New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/11/business/turkey-lira-crisis.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
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5.8China's suspected hidden debt (estimated)hoarding2018Bloomberghttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-16/china-may-have-5-8-trillion-in-hidden-debt-with-titanic-risks
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5.9Amount spent by US on War funds for Iraq and Afghanistan make up $1.8 trillion of its total alone, with Iraq costing $822 billion and Afghanistan costing $975 billion.

Syria has cost $54 billion, Pakistan has cost $10 billion, the post-9/11 homeland security mission known as Operation Noble Eagle has cost $23 billion and other war funds for Africa and Europe have cost $137 billion, the study adds.
fighting2018The Hillhttps://thehill.com/policy/defense/416663-study-us-has-spent-nearly-6t-on-war-since-9-11
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8.9All billionairesTotal combined wealth of all the world's 1,810 billionaireshoarding2018Bloomberghttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2018-10-26/billionaires-wealth-swells-to-record-8-9-trillion-video
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6.7Total debt of low and middle income countries$6.7tn. 2016.owing2016World Bankhttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/04/18/raising-trillions-for-climate-financehttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2016/12/14/global-economy-sees-sharp-contraction-in-short-term-debt-flows-foreign-direct-investment-remains-steady-world-bank
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8.8To make all buildings, transport & industrial systems energy efficientspending2015Worldbankhttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/04/18/raising-trillions-for-climate-finance
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4.4Deploy low-carbon tech worldwidespending2015Worldbankhttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/04/18/raising-trillions-for-climate-finance
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12.2China GDP2017. $11.9tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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13.0US Household debt (mortgages, car loans etc)Outstanding in 2017. $13.29tn.owing2017Federal Reservehttps://www.newyorkfed.org/microeconomics/hhdc.htmlhttp://www.businessinsider.com/consumer-debt-surges-and-subprime-auto-delinquencies-rise-2017-11?IR=T
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15.0Cost of the 2007/08 financial crisis2008-2012losing2012Wall Street Journalhttp://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/10/01/total-global-losses-from-financial-crisis-15-trillion/
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15.2EU Government debt2016. €12400bn. Government debt of all 28 countries in the Euro area.losing2016Eurostathttp://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/tgm/refreshTableAction.do?tab=table&plugin=1&pcode=teina225&language=en
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16.5For the world to meet Paris climate change targets by 2030$16.5tn. 2015. Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy & improving efficiency of appliances & manufacturing, by 2030. spending?Independenthttp://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/cop21-hitting-the-climate-change-targets-agreed-in-paris-will-cost-165trn-a6771816.html
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19.4US GDP2017. $19.4tn.earning2017CNNhttp://money.cnn.com/2017/11/22/news/economy/uk-france-biggest-economies-in-the-world/index.html
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21.0US government debtowing2018Business Insiderhttps://www.businessinsider.com/us-debt-21-trillion-credit-agencies-2018-4/?r=AU&IR=Thttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41248503
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21.0Money in all the world's central banks$21tn. 2016.banking2016Bloomberghttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-16/big-central-bank-assets-jump-fastest-in-5-years-to-21-trillion
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26.5Wealth hidden offshore by the richEstimates range from $21-32tn. hoarding2012Mother Joneshttp://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/07/super-rich-trillions-offshore-tax-havens
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27.6Total combined value of Fortune 500 companiesCombined revenues of Fortune 500 companies.earning2017Fortunehttp://fortune.com/global500
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57.0Worldwide debt increase since financial crisis2007-2015losing2015NY Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/06/upshot/global-debt-has-risen-by-57-trillion-since-the-financial-crisis-heres-why-that-is-scary.html?_r=0
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75.6World GDP2016. $75.6tn. Combined total of all the world's GDP.earning2016Business Insiderhttp://uk.businessinsider.com/wealthy-money-offshore-makes-inequality-look-even-worse
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89.0Infrastructure investment required before 2030 for global growthInfrastructure spending required to keep within the internationally agreed limit of a 2 degree celsius temperature increase, by 2030.spending2015World Bankhttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2015/04/18/raising-trillions-for-climate-finance
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127.0Wealth of the 1%
Cash & assets owned by the richest 1% of people worldwide.
hoarding2014Mother Joneshttp://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/2014-global-wealth-report
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1.0Potential energy savings from buildings upgradesIf $279billion were invested in the US in retrofitting buildings with eco solutions, it would yield more than $1 trillion in energy savings over 10 years—equal to 30% of the country’s annual spending on electricity.earning2017Drawdownhttps://www.drawdown.org/
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