The Next Era

We are building understanding of current societal transformations and future of just society. Learn more about us.

The Next Era of well-being

How do we build well-being in the future? The vision for the next era of well-being provides guidelines for a progressive social policy aiming at a fair and sustainable future.

What is this about?

The vision for the next era of well-being is based on Sitra and Demos Helsinki’s initiative, The Next Era.

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PUBLICATIONS

The Next Era publications provide different viewpoints on the ongoing societal transformation and its implications. The publications and Megatrends 2017 highlight some of the most important phenomena that will influence well-being in the Nordic countries in the future.

THE NEXT ERA OF WELL-BEING

The fifth publication presents the core findings of the work. What does the next era of well-being look like? Get to know the ideals, vision and solutions.

Writers

Building the future well-being.

PLANETARY BOUNDARIES

The fourth publication discusses how the global sustainability crisis is challenging the Nordic model of well-being, and potential roles for Finland and other Nordic countries in solving the crisis.

Writers

Sold on sustainability.

GROWTH AND PROGRESS

The third part of the publication looks at progress in developed societies where low economic growth is the new norm and proposes a new, pluralistic view.

Main essay

Ready, set, go!

Articles

A small click for man…

Writers

Re-programming progress.

DEMOCRACY AND PARTICIPATION

In the second part of the three part publication we identify the forces that are changing democracy and participation – and offer solutions to make them stronger.

Main essay

Straight to the point.

Articles

Tickle your mind.

Writers

A clickety clique.

WORK AND INCOME

Read the first of a three part publication on the future of just society in the digital era. In these articles we look at how societies react to massive changes in the global mechanics of work.

Main essay

Look out below!

Articles

Food for the mind.

Writers

A clickety clique.

Sitra & Demos Helsinki

Think tanks – together.