Kantar Futures Blog

Category: good things

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 »

Holiday collection # 3

art, books, boomers, economic downturn, good things, millennials

Holiday collection # 3

Joe Ballantyne: Whoops, by John Lanchester For my money, Whoops is far and away the best book I’ve read about the financial crisis. It’s clear, concise and at times even… Read More »

Some good things we’ve seen #6

design, good things, just for fun

Some good things we’ve seen #6

Compiled by Jo Phillips A sobering New York Times graphic of the 2009 death count (Allied military forces only) in Iraq and Afghanistan An alarming case of public sector innovation… Read More »

Christmas collection # 4

good things, science, sustainability

Christmas collection # 4

Walker Smith, Chapel Hill:’Watching Whales Watching Us’, New York Times By far, the most interesting thing I read this year was a magazine article not a book. Almost all of… Read More »

Some good things we’ve seen #5

good things, just for fun, trends

Some good things we’ve seen #5

Since another decade is drawing to a close, here’s complete list of ‘best of the noughties’ lists (via Marginal Revolution). A startling look at some London locations, now and in… Read More »

Some good things we’ve seen #4

good things, just for fun, trends

Some good things we’ve seen #4

Compiled by Oliver Wright It’s been a little while since we last posted an assortment of links, but this is a selection of some of the things which have been… Read More »

Some good things we’ve seen #2

advertising, consumers, good things

Some good things we’ve seen #2

Compiled by Tom Ding Passed around the office lately were: A comparison of the news-to-death ratios of Swine Flu and Tubercolosis by Hans Rosling, adding an interesting perspective to Alex’s… Read More »