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

Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on Twitter will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

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

A Mundane Comedy is Dominic Kelleher's new book, which will be published in early 2020. We will be publishing extracts on this site and across social media during the first quarter of 2020. Please feel free to contact us with any questions about the book.


Internal Change
Halcyon Identifies 17 January 2020

Please see below examples of significant recent inner and outer change. Contact us for help in dealing with such change.

What's Changing? - Emerging Markets
Emerging Markets
Halcyon In Business 14 January 2020


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


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January 2020

What's Changing? - Risk
Halcyon In Business 1 January 2020


Please see below selected recent risk-related change.


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December 2019

  • While China's influence is largely seen as positive in many emerging markets, this is not the case among its neighbours in the Asia-Pacific: on average, 59% of those surveyed across Australia, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, and India think that investment from China is risky, giving Beijing too much influence over their economies.


November 2019

Slavery is illegal almost everywhere Halcyon In Figures 28 November 2019


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's Changing? - Ethics
Halcyon In Business 30 September 2019


Please see below selected recent ethics-related change.


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September 2019

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: