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Foresight Weekly News - December 22, 2019

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Six myths about the future of sustainable development

Reflecting on the World Economic Forum’s recent Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York, Leanne Kemp, the CEO at Everledger mentions some myths that were squashed in discussions. Read more


Mindset matters: the role of imagination in the future of work

The future of work in many ways is predicated on the vision of imagination. One of the purveyors of imagination is Hollywood, and being that Hollywood serves as a conduit to help shape culture and imagine invented realities. Read more


Leading in uncertain times

It is of paramount importance for organizations to build core capacities to handle unpredictability and lean into ambiguity — to become platforms and containers for the future to manifest itself. Read more


The future according to Parag Khanna

Global futurist and the author of Future Is Asia, Parag Khanna believes in the dawning of the Asian century and reminds five emerging trends in the months and years ahead. Read more



Future cities

Understand a city’s people, components, functions, scales and dynamics, as precondition for its sustainable design and management through this edX online course. Learn more



Why we need to rethink geo-economics to beat climate change

Climate change has landed and is taking human life, undermining livelihoods, destroying infrastructure, shaking national economies and stressing state budgets. Read more



How we will create meaning in the jobs of the future

Talking to OZY, Lisa Bodell, the APF member and the CEO of futurethink says that technology helps us in our quest for meaning by freeing us up to focus on things that we’re truly passionate about. Learn more



Foods of the future

Saima Naz and her colleagues asked young scientists to write an advertisement that answers this question: How will food options, food availability, and individuals' food choices change in the future? A selection of their suggested marketing campaigns is published. Learn more


Looking ahead: foresight for crisis prevention

Sarah Bressan and Philipp Rotmann, two researchers at The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) based in Berlin have published a policy paper to help policy planners make foresight an effective part of their efforts to better anticipate and prevent governance breakdown and violent conflict. Download the paper



How to use the Global Future System

This is a 5 minute video on how to use the menu options for the 15 Global Challenges in the online Global Futures System.  Watch the video