Catalyst 2030 is an organisation that brings together social entrepreneurs and innovators from across the world and across sectors in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Mel is a member and talks to Alex about what it involves and their ambitious goals.
The United Nations was created in the wake of the Second World War to maintain global peace - but it is too big, and too slow to do that anymore. So how would we create and maintain peace in the New Ism?
As a society, we like our clothes cheap and fast. But the impact that's having on the people that make them, and on the environment, is ruinous. What would a fashionable new ism look like?
COP26 is into its second week and while some agreements have been reached, many are saying that it's not enough and that we have to do much, much more in order to avoid a global temperature rise of more than 1.5 degrees. So what will it take for global leaders to finally take the dramatic action that is so desperately needed?
A lot seems to be going wrong at the moment. Mel and Alex discuss what the root cause is, and how we can attempt to fix it. Alex Matthews: We seem to be in a bit of an ‘omnishambles’ in the UK at the moment. Every time you read a newspaper or switch on the … Continue reading is a new system the answer to all our problems?
The New Ism founder Mel Young explains his vision for a fairer economy - and how we aim to achieve it.