Please see below selected recent reputation-related change.
See also: What's New? - Reputation
- Warren Buffet famously said that a business’s reputation takes twenty years to build but five minutes to ruin. In an age of hyper-connectivity and global suppliers, navigating reputational risk is now a multi-faceted challenge that stretches across all aspects of an organisation.
In spite of spectacular strides in science and technology, and still unlimited ones to come, something basic is missing. There is a sort of poverty of the spirit which stands in glaring contrast to our scientific and technological abundance. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers - Martin Luther King
This evolving paper will examine the overall Ethical Development Goals (EDGs) that Halcyon is developing to complement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The EDGs are inspired by the SDGs, officially known as ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, an intergovernmental set of aspiration Goals with 169 targets.
Please see below selected recent cities/urbanisation-related change.
- Some 93% of households in India now have access to toilets, and 500 million people have stopped having to go to the toilet out in the open, according to research published by The Economic Times.
Please see below selected recent innovation-related change.
See also: What's New? - Innovation
Please see below selected recent tolerance-related change.
- In parts of the developed world, young people may be growing less tolerant . For example tolerance of LGBTQ individuals has decreased in the US - a jarring turn for a generation traditionally considered embracing and open. The number of Americans 18 to 34 who are comfortable interacting with LGBTQ people slipped from 53% in 2017 to 45% in 2018 – the only age group to show a decline, according to the annual Accelerating Acceptance report. And that is down from 63% in 2016.