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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in late 2020. 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 on social media during late 2020. 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.

See here for Halcyon's regular roundup of key developments concerning the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


What's Changing? - Water
Halcyon Impacts 13 September 2020


Please see below recent water-related change, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal goal six (SDG 6) of ensuring clean water and sanitation by 2030.



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What's Changing? - Poverty
Halcyon Impacts 12 September 2020


Please see below selected recent poverty-related change.


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September 2020

On Others



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


Imagining seeing how everybody else lives, just for one day.  Life In A Day was a historic global experiment to create a user-generated feature film shot in a single day, July 24 2010.

What Might Happen? - 2020
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Halcyon In Future 1 January 2020


During December 2019 and January 2020, Halcyon will share here a growing and evolving set of forecasts and related intelligence on what might happen during 2020 and beyond.



Halcyon Highlights no.1

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...

Video trends, towards 2030 Halcyon In Future 22 April 2011

If we wonder what the television-watching experience will be like 20 years from now, we can begin to sense how our lives are on the verge of shifting into a whole new gear.

Will watching TV still be a communal experience?  Will we be looking at a device, or will the image be projected?  Or will it appear on some sort of digital wallpaper?  Will it be portable?  Will it be 2D, 3D, or perhaps 4D or 5D? Will it be interactive, reactive, immersive, or participative?

A leading futurist addresses these and many more questions in "Eight Great Explosions in Video".

Biotechnology trends, towards 2030 Halcyon In Future 30 December 2010

Biotechnology has the power to improve human health, address environmental challenges, and change the way the world does business.  An OECD report, The Bioeconomy to 2030: Designing a Policy Agenda, examines the role of biotechnology in the global economy over the next two decades and outlines policies that could maximise its benefits.



Climate trends, towards 2030 Halcyon In Future 10 December 2010

By 2030, climate change will indirectly cause nearly one million deaths a year and inflict US$157 billion in damage, according to estimates presented at U.N. talks in December 2010.