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Halcyon monitors and analyses key markets, competitors, clients, issues, trends and hot topics. Please contact us to discuss how our insights can help you create value.

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Please see Halcyon's unique reporting on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contact us to discuss how we can help you contribute to/create value from the SDGs.

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Organisational - i.e. problems you may face and possible responses, at the company or other institutional level.

What's Happening? - SDG 1. No Poverty
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Halcyon Impacts 9 January 2018

Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of ending poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030.

See also: Halcyon Poverty Headlines.

WHAT TRENDS ARE WE SEEING?

What Changed? - Sustainability (2013-15 archive)

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Please see below selected pre-2016 intelligence about sustainability. Please contact Dominic Kelleher with any questions.  

 

June 2015

 

 

 

What's Changing? - Death Halcyon Identifies 18 December 2017

 

Halcyon provides you with new and compelling content about death. Please contact us to help you answer the following questions: what’s going on, what might come next, why should you care and what can you do about it?

 

What's Changing? - Immortality Halcyon Identifies 18 December 2017

Halcyon provides you with new and compelling content about immortality. Please contact us to help you answer the following questions: what’s going on, what might come next, why should you care and what can you do about it?

What's Happening? - SDG 14. Life Below Water
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Halcyon In Future 7 November 2017

"And the sand-castle virtues are all swept away
In the tidal destruction, the moral melee..."
- from Thick As A Brick, Jethro Tull

 

This evolving paper examines progress in trying to achieve SDG 14. Life Below Water.

 

WHAT TRENDS ARE WE SEEING?

The oceans are in turmoil, but unfortunately most of it is out of sight and therefore out of mind. In Commodifying the Oceans, Environmental sociologist Stefano Longo explored the multiple threats to the oceans, from overfishing to coral reef collapse to ocean acidification.

On Progress

The Social Progress Index argues, that to truly advance social progress, we must learn to measure it comprehensively and rigorously. When everyone uses the same vocabulary to describe challenges, it's that much easier to overcome them.

Halcyon's own emerging Ethical Development Goals (EDGs) are being developed in a similar spirit.

What's Happening? - Memory
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Halcyon Impacts 4 September 2017

In his "end of remembering", Joshua Foer argued that once upon a time remembering was everything, whereas, today, we have mountains of documents, the web and smartphones to store our memories. Foer asks: how can we adapt to a new reality in which most memories are stored outside the brain?