What is a commodity and what is the strategical impact of natural resources?
Any action or decision of a corporate management or a government body beyond any doubt will be followed by economical, ecological, social, financial and political impacts. Neither managment nor government can precisely forsee or control the magnitude of consequences as a result of their decisions.
In certain regions around the globe government politics and strategies are directly influenced and strongly driven by the occurance of natural resources. They can severly affect geostrategic events, political decisions, trends or in the worst case could spark armed conflicts.
Natural resources and raw products mark the beginning of any foodchain and form the basis as well as being the source of all produced goods, manufacturing industry products, consumer goods and for sure the nutrition industry. But in particular natural resources are the (fossile) source of energy in power generation processes of the energy industry.
All above is the industry, where Blackstone intends to strategically position itself as a global player in various geographic regions such as Asia, Latin America, North America and Greenland .