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Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

See Halcyon's unique reporting on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and contact us to discuss how we may be able to help you contribute to and/or create value from the SDGs.

Halcyon monitors, analyses and advises upon personal, organisational and societal issues and responses. Contact us to discuss how we may be able you deal with these issues and develop your own responses.

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What's Changing? - Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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Halcyon Impacts 5 November 2017

This evolving report examines key developments around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).






What's Happening? - SDG 6. Clean Water and Sanitation
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Halcyon Impacts 24 February 2017


Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal goal six (SDG 6) of ensuring clean water and sanitation by 2030.

What's Happening? - SDG 7. Affordable and Clean Energy Halcyon Impacts 23 February 2017


Please visit this page regularly for significant developments concerning the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal goal seven (SDG 7) of ensuring affordable and clean energy by 2030.





On Others
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Halcyon In Kal… 19 January 2017

For me the purpose of life is to know other people…is to discover what life is. Who inhabits the world? What is it to be human? What can I give to the world which it doesn’t have…a gift for tolerating my presence in this world..…and unless I know the people, I can’t know what it does not have - Theodore Zeldin

Imagine balancing self-interest and caring for others. If this is possible, then:

(1) What is the approximate balance between the two today - in individuals, organisations and societies? How much time do we really spend thinking about and then acting on other people's needs?

In Figures - Diabetes Halcyon In Figures 2 December 2011
By 2030, global cases of diabetes could increase to 552m, or approximately 10% of the global adult population.
Halcyon Highlights no.1 Halcyon Identifies 14 October 2011

Halcyon Highlights is a bi-weekly round-up of some of the most compelling trends that we have spotted over the past fortnight.  + , - or = indicate whether we consider each trend/development to prove mainly positive, negative or neutral/too early to judge...

In Future - Ageing trends Halcyon In Future 27 June 2011

2011 saw the first baby-boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, reach 65.  Over the next 20 years, what has been called the "most numerous, most successful and luckiest generation ever" will gradually move into retirement.  Indeed, most wealth is owned by the over 65s, and increasingly, most of that wealth will be owned by women (see video) - a business opportunity many organisations don't seem to have woken up to yet.

Housing trends, towards 2030

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The UN calculated that there are about 827m people living in slums worldwide, and predicted that the number might double by 2030. This led to a challenge in a Harvard Business Review blog:why not apply the world’s best business thinking to housing the poor?