How important is creativity in a new ism?

Mel Young: For The New Ism we have looked at issues around sustainability and economics among other weighty issues, but we haven’t discussed where creativity might sit in the spectrum. Allowing our imagination to run around is not only good fun but it has also led to the creation of many things. Books, films, pictures … Continue reading How important is creativity in a new ism?

is a new system the answer to all our problems?

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 role of business in The New Ism

Businesses are an integral part of any economy - so how do they need to transform in order to contribute to a fairer, more sustainable system? Mel Young and Alexandra Matthews, the founders of The New Ism, are practising social distancing at home in Edinburgh and London respectively: we wanted to take the opportunity to … Continue reading The role of business in The New Ism