Eli Manderson Evans is the Senior Social Justice Consultant at Ten Years’ Time where he works with the wider team researching social change issues in relation to addressing systemic challenges in society. Ruth Knight is the principal policy and programmes officer at the GLA environment team.

They were brought together, along with Nile Bridgeman of AfterParti and Pete Nichols, as part of Civic Futures 2020 and have been working together on a project to grow climate expertise in under-served communities. …


The first Civic Futures group at City Hall in 2019.

The Civic Futures pilot was an experiment in collective leadership, collaboration and culture change, delivered in partnership between Koreo, Dark Matter Labs, the Young Foundation, and the Greater London Authority (GLA). Commissioned by the GLA in late 2019, the project was an ambitious attempt to support civil society leaders across London while also supporting the development of community engagement and collaboration across City Hall.

Project Ambition

The project was commissioned by the GLA, and was part of a broader culture change within the GLA towards better engagement with London’s civil society at a period of profound change for the city. Originally conceived…


This piece is part of Koreo Futures, a project looking at the future of good work. Through a series of provocations, we’re exploring some of the trends affecting work which seeks to affect social change. You can read the introduction to the project here. This first provocation is about the rising status of care and is made up of this piece, a research bank, some comment from experts, a reading list, and some ideas for taking the conversation back into organisations and teams.

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Provocation: the combination of uneven automation, an ageing population, and crisis in social care, will elevate the status of care-giving as work, and with it the working conditions for care-givers in the UK and beyond.

“There are only four kinds of people in this world — those who have been caregivers, those…


This piece is part of Koreo Futures, a project looking at the future of good work. Through a series of provocations, we’re exploring some of the trends affecting work which seeks to affect social change. You can read the introduction to the project here. This first provocation is about the rising status of care and is made up of an article, this research bank, some comment from experts, a reading list, and some ideas for taking the conversation back into organisations and teams.

Syd Mead

Technology is swiftly changing the world of work

In manufacturing, automation began as early as the 1970s and is growing consistently. Predominantly, this growth has…


This piece is part of Koreo Futures, a project looking at the future of good work. Through a series of provocations, we’re exploring some of the trends affecting work which seeks to affect social change. You can read the introduction to the project here. This first provocation is about the rising status of care and is made up of an article, a research bank, some comment from experts, this reading/watch list, and some ideas for taking the conversation back into organisations and teams.

Syd Mead, Speed Hunters

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B.E.N (Bionically Engineered Nursing)
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For each of the provocations in the Koreo Futures, we wanted to provide a simple way for people to take some of the themes and questions back into teams and organisations, thinking about the possible implications for them and their work.

Artwork by Syd Mead

How will the future of our work be influenced by an ageing UK population, uneven rollout of automation, a crisis in social care, and gendered understanding of work? For this first provocation, we wanted to use a classic workshop format to get any team thinking about how these trends could or should affect their work.

What you’ll be doing

The format we’re suggesting…


The future of meaningful work.

Torodial Colony for Nasa, Rick Guidice (1970)

When we’re told about the future of work, it often feels like we are being encouraged to imagine a world without work, or at least a world without workers. …

Koreo

Mobilising talent for social change.

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