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To be a catalyst is the ambition most appropriate for those who see the world as being in constant change, and who, without thinking that they control it, wish to influence its direction - Theodore Zeldin

Europe

What's Changing? - Migration
Migration
Halcyon Impacts 18 July 2018

 

Please see below selected recent migration-related change.

 

See also: Halcyon Migration Headlines

 

July 2018

  • So far this year, 18,016 migrants have arrived to Spain across the Mediterranean, outpacing the numbers for Italy and Greece, according to GZEROMedia. 

What's Changing? - Animals
Animals
Halcyon Identifies 4 July 2018

 

Please see below selected recent animals-related change.

 

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June 2018

  • The evolution of the human brain is one of the wonders of nature, but a philosopher of science asked recently: what if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? He wondered how the octopus - a solitary creature - became so smart and traced the story from single-celled organism 3.8 billion years ago to the development of cephalopod consciousness, casting new light on the non-human animal mind.

On what mattered in the past
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Halcyon In Kal… 17 January 2017

Asking which shifts, in which centuries, really shaped the modern world. a historian identified 10 leading drivers of change, century by century (see below).

Meanwhile, Prospect believes that reflecting on the past can give great in sight into the present and has published accordingly The past in perspective e-book.

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What's Happening? - Europe

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Please see below selected recent intelligence about Europe. This is a synthesis of major recent developments at competitors, business schools, thinktanks, media, commentators, and other key influencers.

 

May 2016

 

  • Eurozone GDP is now predicted to expand 1.6% this year, less than the 1.7% growth of 2015, while consumer prices are seen up 0.2%, below the 0.5% increase projected in February.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What Happened? - Europe

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Please see below selected pre-2016 ntelligence about the Asia Pacific region. This is a synthesis of major recent developments at competitors, business schools, thinktanks, media, commentators, and other key influencers in our external environment.

 

December 2015

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On Modern Art
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Halcyon In Kal… 29 September 2016

To Bozar in Brussels for the final days of the Facing the Future exhibition, which shed light on about 180 works created between 1945 and 1968 by artists from Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Notwithstanding the tensions between Eastern and Western Europe in the years following the Second World War, artists on both sides of the Iron Curtain experimented in similar ways: from media art to action painting, conceptual art and sound art.  

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Impact economy on its way? Halcyon Impacts 30 May 2012

Many innovators are contributing to the development of a so-called global "impact economy" by developing and deploying cutting-edge business and financial models that generate financial returns and positive social and environmental change.

To ensure it remains a leader in developing impact economy strategies, the EU must learn to look beyond its own borders.

Business trends, 2011

During the 2011 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC hosted a full-panel debate engaging business and political leaders in a televised discussion entitled 'The West Isn't Working', foreshadowing many of the economic problems that would hit the U..S and, in particular, Europe, during 2011.