Behaviour change

Addressing India’s sanitation crisis

India has one of the worst sanitation records on Earth. Improving the situation will require wide-scale collective action, as Forum for the Future’s Louise Armstrong reports.


Rediscovering the moral dimension of climate change

Pope Francis's forthcoming statement on climate change could just revitalise progress towards significant emissions cuts, writes Jonathon Porritt.

Five wellness trends to look out for in 2015

As January – the month of resolutions and earnest self-betterment plans - draws to a close, Alisha Bhagat looks at how the continuing growth of health and wellness trends will pan ou

Alex Steffen: "Free your mind, and your future will follow"

We have to choose what to imagine, says Alex Steffen, Planetary Futurist in residence at IDEO.

Leading with honesty

We British are renowned for our politeness. So often we end up skirting around important topics, trying not to offend, rather than speaking plainly and getting our message across properly. In the past, I relished working in Australia where people aren’t afraid of saying it how it is.

Shock horror! Tories and Lib Dems disagree over economy

I can’t deny that it’s highly entertaining watching the Coalition Government energetically tearing itself to pieces over the future of the economy.

A matter of perspective

The world is made up of networks. You. Your family. Your friendship group. The place you work. The city you live in. The roads and railways you travel on. Everything about your life forms part of a non-linear, multi-faceted network.

Colour for communities

Anna Simpson asks David Brunt about the brand value of social impact.

BuyPartisan app reveals companies' political affiliations

A new app has been launched that allows consumers to find out companies’ political donations and affiliations in seconds.

Four scenarios for the year 2030 to make brands sit up

We ask how brands might respond to four scenarios for the future of the US retail market, drawn from the Retail Horizons toolkit.