Please see below selected recent risk-related change.
Please see below significant recent changes across the 100+ topics that Halcyon monitors (the most recently updated topics are at the top) and contact us for help in dealing with change.
Please see below selected recent emerging markets-related change. (Until mid-2018 the focus was primarily on Africa.)
- The Lebanese economy, waylaid by financial and political crises on top of the pandemic, is set to contract by 19.4 percent in 2020, according to the World Bank. Next year things hardly get better, with a contraction of 13.2 percent expected in 2021.
Please see below selected recent identity-related change.
Today, every country in the world has constitutionally banned slavery. Three, however, continue to violate the UN’s Universal Declaration on Human Rights by compelling citizens to work for no pay. North Korea is ranked the worst. The Uzbek and Turkmen cotton industries are also dependent on forced labour.
Halcyon tracked compelling change throughout 2017.
In addition, Human Progress, which tracks technological, medical and scientific improvements that make the lives of ordinary people better, shared the improvements that most caught its attention in 2017, doubtless only a tiny fraction of all the advances humanity made last year: