Kantar Futures Blog

Category: activism

activism, digital

Social media vs “here we go again”

Jeremy Sy writes: Toxic haze in Singapore and Malaysia, floods in the Philippines, and an insensitive snapshot with a dead dolphin in China: Asia is buzzing with chatter about how… Read More »

activism, history

An open letter about Black History Month

Haywood Watkins III writes: The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white… Read More »

activism, holiday collection, politics

Holiday collection 2012 – #2

Andy Stubbings, on Africa I spent a lot of time in Africa this year, for work and for personal reasons. Over the course of the year, I found it harder… Read More »

activism, economic downturn, politics, research

Anxious and angry: the view to 2013

Andrew Curry writes: It’s that time of year when people are starting to look ahead to the business environment for next year. From the perspective of The Futures Company, we… Read More »

activism, digital, millennials, politics, technology

Copyright wars

Andrew Curry writes: Watching the SOPA/PIPA saga unfold from the other side of the Atlantic, it was difficult not to see it as a ‘wave war’, in which companies which… Read More »

activism, behavior change, good things, millennials, social responsibility, sustainability

From cash to commitment

Amy Tomkins writes: Tackling climate change requires collective action. Yet inspiring consumers to change their behaviour is tough. Lack of engagement, lack of understanding and a sense of powerlessness can… Read More »

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

activism, art, brands, performance

‘The Man’ and Burning Man

David Gunn writes: Each year has its personal symbols, the few things that you might recall 5, 10 or 20 years later. For me, 2010 will be probably be remembered… Read More »

Saving elephants

activism, art

Saving elephants

By Gus Newsam The Elephant Parade has arrived in London. In the last few days around 250 decorated statues have appeared in the middle of the city, many around City… Read More »