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Category: generations

Centennials, generations

Centennials make their mark on media

Rob Callender writes: The media landscape continues to evolve rapidly, but even as Millennials soak up most of the attention Centennial teens are quietly driving many of the changes. We’ve… Read More »

Centennials, generations, millennials

Taking the “wreck” out of reckless

Rob Callender with the third of three posts on the emerging Centennials generation: Youth is a time to embrace life with passion: Nearly three-quarters of teen Centennials (the generation born… Read More »

Asia, generations

Japan: to a new beginning? [Part 2 of 2]

Jeremy Sy, Kajal Vatsa and Melody Zhou write: In Part 1 of this post we argued that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics offered a chance for Japan to emerge from its… Read More »

Centennials, generations, millennials

Generation Flex

Rob Callender, our Director of Youth Insights, with the second of three posts on the emerging Centennial Generation: Millennials are a famously inclusionary generation, and Centennials—the youth cohort born in… Read More »

Centennials, generations, millennials

Centennials: from self-esteem to self-direction

Rob Callender writes:  If you’re looking to track the changes between the outgoing youth cohort (Millennials) and the incoming one (Centennials), first understand the differences in the way their parents… Read More »

millennials

The changing face of American youth

Erik Medina writes: In the Chicago office, we’ve been putting the final touches to our annual TRU Youth Monitor, about the attitudes of American teens and twenties. Although it focuses… Read More »

millennials, sustainability

Ungreening a generation?

Ashraf Choudhury writes: The Futures Company has quite strong views on Millennials, which have been covered in posts here in the past. So when I noticed an academic paper (opens… Read More »

brands, food, millennials, social responsibility

Doing good and doing well

Vera Kiss writes: In his controversial 1970 New York Times article, Milton Friedman set the tone for a generation when he argued that the sole responsibility of businesses was to… 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 »