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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in 2021. It will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

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

A Mundane Comedy is Halcyon's new book. Extracts will appear on this site and across social media from the beginning of 2021. Please get in touch with any questions about the book or related Halcyon services.

Halcyon monitors change for more than 150 key elements of life.


What's Changing? - Ethics
Halcyon In Business 14 January 2021


Please see below selected recent ethics-related change.


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December 2020

What's Changing? - Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets


Please see below selected recent emerging markets-related change. (Until mid-2018 the focus was primarily on Africa.)


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December 2020

  • 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.


What's Changing? - Identity
Halcyon Identifies 22 November 2020


Please see below selected recent identity-related change.


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November 2020

Slavery is illegal almost everywhere Halcyon In Figures 1 January 2020


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.

Slavery is Illegal Almost Everywhere

What Changed Last Year?



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: