Business is taking a more active role in society. But is it enough?

More businesses than ever are acting to address social and environmental issues, mindful of the wishes of their consumers. But is it enough? Mel and Alex discuss this focus on planet and people alongside profit, whether it comes from a genuine desire to help, and how young people are leading the way. AM: It’s a … Continue reading Business is taking a more active role in society. But is it enough?

A platform to give a voice to the next Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman electrified the world at the inauguration of Joe Biden, stealing the show with her performance of her poem The Hill We Climb, about the nation's hopes for the future. The New Ism's co-founders Mel and Alex discuss how we can give more young people like Amanda the chance to shine and make a … Continue reading A platform to give a voice to the next Amanda Gorman

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

How do we re-create community for a New Ism?

Having previously established that strong communities will be at the heart of a New Ism, Mel and Alex look at just how to create those communities. 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 How do we re-create community for a New Ism?