Contemporary society is characterised by hugely increased human interconnection across the world with the pace of change unprecedented in history.

Growing urbanization, technological innovation, ecological change and economic disruption are irreversibly transforming our daily lives, our ways of thinking and how we live together. 

But as social and cultural evolution continues, an uncertain future is emerging, with disruption to existing jobs and industries, increasing economic inequality, radicalization and a consumer culture which threatens the ability to inhabit our planet.