A look into the future

Agriculture of the future at PRECOP 28

Agriculture of the future at PRECOP 28

Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company was a panellist in a session on the future of food systems and agriculture at the PRECOP 28 climate conference, held on 5-6 October in Katowice, Poland.   The session will focus on the following topics:...

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4CF at PCHET 2023

4CF at PCHET 2023

Representatives of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company - Piotr Stankiewicz and Karol Wasilewski - spoke at the PCHET 2023 conference at the Pomeranian Science and Technology Park in Gdynia!   During the conference, they presented the results of the project...

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3rd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop

3rd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop

We just finished our 3rd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop in Valencia, Spain dedicated to Project Management. Over the past 3 days we have explored the ins and outs of effective project planning, implementation and successful delivery. From setting clear objectives...

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IGF Digital Summit

IGF Digital Summit

Dr Karol Wasilewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company was a panellist in the plenary session: And it will happen tomorrow: the era of generative artificial intelligence at the IGF Digital Summit together with Paweł Lewandowski, Undersecretary of State at the...

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2nd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop

2nd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop

We just finished our 2nd Mind the Missions Erasmus+ workshop in Porto, Portugal dedicated to Geodesign, a tool that can help municipalities foster continuous mission-driven learning and decision-making on future spatial development.   For more details about the...

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At the Campus Poland of the Future

At the Campus Poland of the Future

At Campus Poland of the Future in Olsztyn, Kacper Nosarzewski and Natalia Gnoińska from the 8Marca Foundation (F8M) held a workshop called New European Bauhaus (NEB) - BUILD THE FUTURE!   "Extreme climate phenomena, more pandemics, urban overpopulation and the...

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Discover the power of collective intelligence online

Discover the power of collective intelligence online

Discover the power of collective intelligence online! Have you ever wondered how to harness the potential of collective intelligence in analysis and brainstorming? The answer is 4CF PnyX, an innovative platform that combines the natural flow of discussion with...

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Analysis of Warsaw’s development trends

Analysis of Warsaw’s development trends

We are delighted to announce that 4CF The Futures Literacy Company has been awarded an honourable assignment by the City of Warsaw: to conduct an in-depth analysis of development trends for our city and the surrounding metropolitan areas.   This project is of key...

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Discover the potential of the future with 4CF FLEx!

Discover the potential of the future with 4CF FLEx!

Do you need new insights? Want to learn about new social and technological trends before they become commonplace? Or are you thinking of acquiring new skills to identify faster changes that may affect your business or operations in unexpected ways?   Gain...

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Michał Nadziak joins the team

Michał Nadziak joins the team

We are delighted to welcome Michal Nadziak to our team! Michał has joined us as an analysis and development specialist. His professional experience in project management and research work will undoubtedly be a great support in our future endeavours. Previously, Michal...

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Hydrogen economy in Pomerania

Hydrogen economy in Pomerania

We are delighted to announce our latest project. 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, on behalf of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, is launching a study entitled. "Pomerania on light gas - directions and scenarios for the development of the hydrogen economy until 2030 with an...

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Bartosz Frąckowiak has joined the 4CF team

Bartosz Frąckowiak has joined the 4CF team

We are delighted to welcome Bartosz Frąckowiak, a new consultant, researcher of socio-cultural aspects of new technologies and art curator, to our team! We are sure that his unique experience and skills are a great addition to our multidisciplinary team and will help...

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Our newsletter #2

Our newsletter #2

Our latest newsletter has just been released! Whether you're a foresighter, trend-spotter, a futurist enthusiast, or simply curious about what lies ahead, this might be an interesting read for you! Let us be your compass in navigating the exciting and unexpected paths...

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Future of advertising

Future of advertising

In the latest episode of Black on Yellow, Oliwia Krettek and Kacper Nosarzewski took listeners on a journey into the future of advertising, sharing their thoughts on how it is evolving and what challenges and opportunities marketers will face in the coming years. We...

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Reducing Avoidable Surprises

Reducing Avoidable Surprises

The road to futures and foresight  My career is intertwined with the story of the company I co-founded, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, a strategic foresight consultancy. My adventure with futures and foresight began during my university days at the University of...

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SAnSE: a novel futures literacy evaluation concept

SAnSE: a novel futures literacy evaluation concept

SAnSE: A novel evaluation concept presented by 4CF at UNESCO-PMU Symposium: Towards Evaluation Frameworks for Futures Literacy    What’s your futures literacy? Mine’s 42. Okay, I'm kidding, but also, not. It's a lot to think about. You know what I’m saying, don’t...

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Future of European Chemicals

Future of European Chemicals

Witness Kacper Nosarzewski's speech and presentation titled 'Foresight for Chemicals', where he delves into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the chemical sector. Kacper Nosarzewski took center stage at the Congress of Polish Chemistry to present...

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Future of payments

Future of payments

Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company recently talked about the future of payments and how we will pay for our purchases on the Pytanie na Sniadanie programme. Let’s watch! We process your data solely for the purpose of sending...

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Mind the Missions workshop in Spain

Mind the Missions workshop in Spain

We’re thrilled to announce that the Erasmus+ project Mind the Missions is making great strides in the field of sustainable transitions and fostering futures literacy skills! This week two-days future-proofing workshop took place in the beautiful city of Valencia....

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REPORT: Palm oil in Poland

REPORT: Palm oil in Poland

The share of palm oil in the Polish fats market is declining, while the level of certification is increasing. By 2025, the projected percentage share of certified palm oil in Poland will be 70%, while in 2030 it will be 75%. The main exporters of palm oil to Poland...

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Future starts where trends end

Future starts where trends end

Not everything is a trend For a foresighter or a futurist, trends are properly historical phenomena. We perceive certain patterns and regularities in the data, we are able to describe them, perhaps also to model them and, consequently, to hypothesise about their...

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Potential of ChatGPT in retail, food and catering

Potential of ChatGPT in retail, food and catering

Using algorithms to generate new content is not new - it has also been used in retail and e-commerce for years. Despite its impressive capabilities, for the time being ChatGPT and other similar so-called Big Language Models are still a tool in development. Currently,...

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Polish Hydrogen

Polish Hydrogen

The hydrogen economy has significantly accelerated since 2020. However, not every country has equal chances in the race for leading positions in hydrogen production. It is assumed that 60% of hydrogen will be produced by countries with the best conditions for...

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The future of post-election Turkey

The future of post-election Turkey

May saw the presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey, described by many as the most important elections of the year. Were they really that important? And what does their outcome say about the direction Turkey will take in the coming years? Why were these...

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Report from ECCA 2023

Report from ECCA 2023

Many inspiring talks took place during ECCA | European Climate Change Adaptation conference in Dublin, Ireland. Among them the "Enabling innovation and the role of financial flows" plenary session panel featuring Kirsten Dunlop from EIT Climate KIC and Lorenzo Pezzati...

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Open Minds Debate Reactivated!

Open Minds Debate Reactivated!

After a three-year break, the 4th edition of this conference took place. FM Logistic Central Europe together with 4CF The Futures Literacy Company and invited guests discussed the future. "Automation, cyber security, geopolitics or carbon footprint reduction are...

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Palm oil in Poland

Palm oil in Poland

We would like to invite you to a presentation of the report ‘Survey of the level of certified palm oil in Poland - current situation and forecasts’ developed by 4CF The Futures Literacy Company for WWF Poland and the Polish Sustainable Palm Oil Coalition (PKZOP).  ...

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Notes from the Polish Chemistry Congress

Notes from the Polish Chemistry Congress

"The chemical industry is facing a huge revolution related to the green and digital transformation, and at the same time it is this sector of the economy that has a key role to play in it. In order for chemical companies to achieve the goals set for 2050, they need...

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What can we do to avoid a black scenario in logistics?

What can we do to avoid a black scenario in logistics?

The growing role of logistics and transport raises many questions about the development and importance of the industry in the future. FM Logistic, together with 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, revisits the 'Logistics 2040' report looking for answers to the question:...

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4CF speaks at the UNESCO-PMU Symposium 2023

4CF speaks at the UNESCO-PMU Symposium 2023

4CF The Futures Literacy Company’s will speak at the UNESCO-PMU Symposium 2023: Towards Evaluation Frameworks for Futures and Foresight. Norbert Kołos, the Managing Partner of 4CF will present “Survey for Anticipatory Stance Evolution” during the Symposium taking...

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ERASMUS+ Mind the Missions Project

ERASMUS+ Mind the Missions Project

We’re pleased to announce our new ERASMUS+ Mind The Missions Project we’re working on together with our partners Ajuntament de València, Município de Amarante, INOVA+, Geodesign Hub, Low Carbon Economy Foundation and Always Greener.   Last Monday we’ve taken off...

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Strategic foresight training

Strategic foresight training

We were pleased to conduct a training on strategic foresight organised by the National Centre for Counteracting Addictions, the Marshal's Office of the Malopolska Region and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) from Lisbon.   We...

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Food system transition Geek4Food

Food system transition Geek4Food

We are proud to be a part of the Geek4Food project, supported by the European Commission and Erasmus+, to advance the food system transition towards sustainable and green solutions. 4CF's experience in strategic foresight will play an integral role in helping to...

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Reactivation of Real Estate

Reactivation of Real Estate

The "Reactivation of Real Estate" conference will take place on May 30 in Jelenia Góra.   Kacper Nosarzewski will present global megatrends, national challenges, and local responses to them. He will also present the results of the report "Foundations of the...

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2022 EIT Climate-KIC Climate Community Lab

2022 EIT Climate-KIC Climate Community Lab

2022 EIT Climate-KIC Climate Community Lab grant winners have completed implementation of their initiatives aiming at civil contribution to just transformation of the coal regions in the CEE.   In the Romanian Valea Jiului, the winners were striving to be...

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Desired Futures Conference

Desired Futures Conference

The sixth edition of the Desired Futures conference took place recently in Linz. Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF The Futures Literacy Company took part in the conference to discuss with over 50 thought leaders from the fields of business, politics, art and science about...

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The interview with Norbert Kołos in Gazeta Wyborcza

The interview with Norbert Kołos in Gazeta Wyborcza

"The fact that we insufficiently protect nature is no longer surprising to many of us. On the other hand, the way to solve this problem - giving nature a legal status, so that nature can 'defend itself' (in inverted commas, of course, because it would still have to...

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How to prepare for future shocks?

How to prepare for future shocks?

Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF The Futures Literacy Company, a guest of Marcin Piasecki in the 'Rzecz o Biznesie', talked about what foresight is, how it is useful in working on corporate strategy, in making investment decisions and in risk management, as well as about...

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The new conscious consumer

The new conscious consumer

Read the summary of the debate 'The New Conscious Consumer' held during the European Economic Congress. Does awareness of climate change and social injustice significantly influence consumer choices, or is low price and fast delivery still the only thing that matters?...

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Competitiveness of Silesian companies

Competitiveness of Silesian companies

"Without the rapid mobilisation of EU funds earmarked for decarbonisation, companies from Silesia will cease to be competitive." - warned Tomasz Zjawiony from the National Chamber of Commerce in Katowice and Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF The Futures Literacy Company ...

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European Economic Congress on 24-26 April!

European Economic Congress on 24-26 April!

Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company will participate in the panel 'The New Conscious Consumer' and, together with the other panellists, will try to answer the following questions:   Does awareness of climate change, social change, injustice,...

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When will the Odra River sue the Polish state?

When will the Odra River sue the Polish state?

Listen to a conversation of Joanna Sosnowska from Gazeta Wyborcza with Norbert Kolos of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company in the Jutronauci podcast. Check out whether we will appear barbarians to the people in the future and which of the changes on the horizon may have...

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Want to make better business decisions?

Want to make better business decisions?

Check out the 4CF Matrix! It is a great tool to help you identify and evaluate potential technology or other solutions based on their relative advantage and earliest time to mainstream. From technology through energy and defence to retail, it's been used in various...

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Get the newest 4CF newsletter!

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In search of unexpected but plausible futures, we share with you our thoughts, insights and the latest trends that may affect our lives in the future. If you are looking for inspiration, then be sure to sign up for our newsletter (at the bottom of our website). We...

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4CF among Women’s Empowerment Principles Signatories

4CF among Women’s Empowerment Principles Signatories

We are delighted that 4CF The Futures Literacy Company has joined the UN Women Empowerment Forum's “Women's Empowerment Principles” initiative. In our company, we have always acted in accordance with the principles guiding the WEP, which include non-discrimination,...

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Two scenarios for food prices in Poland

Two scenarios for food prices in Poland

The war in Ukraine, which has now lasted more than a year, is having a huge impact on the situation in Poland and worldwide. Karol Wasilewski of 4CF comments on the rise in food prices caused by Russian aggression against Ukraine and outlines possible future scenarios...

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WORLD FUTURE DAY 2023

WORLD FUTURE DAY 2023

JOIN A 24-HOUR CONVERSATION AMONG PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO CELEBRATE WORLD FUTURE DAY. WE START ON 1 MARCH IN NEW ZEALAND, AT 12:00 LOCAL TIME. WE END AT 12:00 IN HAWAII. THIS IS AN OPEN CONVERSATION ABOUT HOW TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE. YOU CAN JOIN AT ANY TIME...

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Earthquake and politics

Earthquake and politics

Turkey's earthquake has huge political significance. This can be seen from the behaviour of Erdoğan himself, who understands that the battle for his political survival has begun, said Dr Karol Wasilewski, Turkey expert and consultant at 4CF The Futures Literacy...

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Will we break free from our smartphones?

Will we break free from our smartphones?

Are there technologies on the horizon that can help us break free from the smartphone?   Maciej Jagaciak of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company commented on RMF Radio the historic snapshot of LeBron James breaking the all-time record for points scored in NBA...

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Why is foresight key to future readiness?

Why is foresight key to future readiness?

In industry, nearly 40% of CEOs do not think their companies will be economically viable a decade from now if they continue on their current path and do not transform. Research also shows that 75% of organisations are not prepared for the pace of change in and around...

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EEC Trends

EEC Trends

Kacper Nosarzewski reported from yesterday's EECTrends 2023:   Łukasz Greinke outlined prospects beyond the expansion of the Port of Gdansk - perhaps the construction of a new port and intermodal terminals in the central part of the Polish Baltic coast.  ...

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Insight Clash

Insight Clash

We would like to encourage you to participate in the next meeting of the Insight Clash series entitled "The future - forecast or design?", in which Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF The Futures Literacy Company will give a keynote. Together with other speakers: Agnieszka...

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Zimbabwe Futures Week

Zimbabwe Futures Week

4CF The Futures Literacy Company and the Harare Institute of Technology launch the Zimbabwe Futures Week on 30 January!    The training programme, including multiple lessons and laboratories on Futures Research and stakeholders consultation methodologies and...

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Polish property development market in 2027

Polish property development market in 2027

We invite you to read our latest report "Foundations of the Future", which we have prepared on behalf of the Polish Association of Property Developers and Skanska Residential Development Poland. The publication, which presents medium-term development prospects for the...

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Housing market trends

Housing market trends

"The trend of the 15-minute city and sustainable development - as far as the big housing developers are concerned - is not just an attempt to respond to social needs, but an attempt to match the expectations of capital providers.   It is the banks and financial...

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The future of the housing market

The future of the housing market

Watch the Otodom Conversations online debate with Kacper Nosarzewski, partner at 4CF The Futures Literacy Company. The debate will take place on 16 January 2023 (Monday) at 13:00.   Are we in for another surprise in the housing market in 2023? What changes...

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How to accelerate decarbonisation in Poland?

How to accelerate decarbonisation in Poland?

"A gradual but consistent and complete reduction of all forms of subsidies, derogations and other forms of financial support for coal power would bring us closer to full decarbonisation of the energy sector in Poland. Coal is still an important part of Poland's energy...

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PR award for research and insights

PR award for research and insights

First PR Wings, now Złote Spinacze. The report we created for Saint-Gobain is unbeatable, having won the most important corporate PR awards in Poland. Congratulations to Icon Strategies and Saint-Gobain Poland for the Polish Cities of the Future 2050...

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Nuclear power in cities. Will the SMR or MMR win?

Nuclear power in cities. Will the SMR or MMR win?

SMR or MMR? The future of nuclear power in cities.    In the light of the European sustainable development goals (SDG) and the current geopolitical situation, should we continue to use and develop low-carbon nuclear energy to enable the transition to a more 'green'...

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Future of onshore and offshore wind energy

Future of onshore and offshore wind energy

Onshore & offshore wind energy   What will the future of onshore and offshore wind farms look like? How big a role can offshore wind energy play in Europe and worldwide? What conditions must be in place to achieve such ambitious goals?   Read the 4CF The...

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New Proxy to the 4CF Management Board

New Proxy to the 4CF Management Board

Dr Anna Sacio-Szymańska has been promoted to Proxy of the 4CF Management Board   We’re happy to announce that our colleague - dr Anna Sacio-Szymańska - has been promoted to the Proxy of the Management Board. All the best in your new role Anna!  Anna has been with...

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Barbarisms

Barbarisms

Let’s vote on “What will we disgust people living in 2122 with?”   Introduction   4CF The Futures Literacy Company, in cooperation with the Polish Society for Futures Studies, has undertaken an effort to identify things that we can potentially disgust our...

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Karol Wasilewski becomes 4CF’s Foresight Advisor

Karol Wasilewski becomes 4CF’s Foresight Advisor

4CF The Futures Literacy Company continues to expand its team of consultants related to the dynamic growth of the company's business and the implementation of new projects around the world and in Poland. This time we are pleased to welcome on board Dr Karol...

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V4 2030 Policy Brief

V4 2030 Policy Brief

Lessons from the Pandemic: Potential for Radical and Sustainable Change in V4 region   It is widely acknowledged that the COVID-19 pandemic has had adverse effects on socioeconomic development globally. However, another important consequence of the virus outbreak...

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4CF new website is live!

4CF new website is live!

We are more than happy to announce the launch of our newly designed website. It was time for a fresh new look to accompany our great progress and nearly 20 years of presence on the market. Our mission was to make the brand new website more friendly to our current and...

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Nomination for Golden Clips award

Nomination for Golden Clips award

Icon Strategies has been shortlisted for a Golden Clips award competition organised by the Polish Association of Public Relations Firms. The Polish Cities of the Future 2050 campaign carried out for the Saint-Gobain Poland Group was among the four best campaigns of...

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Food Industry Always Agile

Food Industry Always Agile

Kacper Nosarzewski, partner, 4CF The Futures Literacy Company and board member of the Polish Society for Futures Studies will take part in the inaugural panel 'Think Agile: The Food Industry Always Agile" of the 15th Food Market & Retail Forum 2022 - the largest...

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Dubai Future Forum

Dubai Future Forum

What does the future hold? Norbert Kołos, our CEO represents 4CF The Futures Literacy Company at the Dubai Future Forum, the world’s largest foresight gathering, where 400 global futurists gather to imagine opportunities and inspire change. Also the Millennium Project...

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Real Estate Developer Congress

Real Estate Developer Congress

Only 100 people will be able to participate in the foresight workshop on the prospects of the real estate market "Foundations of the future", which will take place during the 5th Developer Congress on 18 October in Poznań!!! The event will be hosted by Kacper...

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Transatlantic Trends 2022

Transatlantic Trends 2022

“Transatlantic Trends 2022” is finally out! The report, one of the best sources of knowledge for those who want to keep an eye on transatlantic cooperation. It also offers some interesting signals about the future.  The transatlantic community still sees the US as the...

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Eco-City Conference

Eco-City Conference

Hope in times of uncertainty. Kacper Nosarzewski spoke at the Eco-Miasto 2022 conference. Speakers discussed the environmental, social and economic development of Polish cities, global, European and national trends and the fact that it is still possible both to...

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V4 2030 Delphi Study Report

V4 2030 Delphi Study Report

We are pleased to announce that our Delphi Study Report "V4 2030 Sustainable Innovation Pathways towards post-COVID recovery" is already available.    Executive summary This report summarizes the research undertaken at a regional level in an effort to...

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How many people can the Earth ‘hold’?

How many people can the Earth ‘hold’?

Its population will soon reach 8 billion. Will technology save us again?  According to forecasts, by 2060 there will already be 10 billion of us, by the end of the century almost 11. Will our planet be able to feed humanity and meet its other needs? What are the...

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Kacper Nosarzewski has become the mentor of InCredibles

Kacper Nosarzewski has become the mentor of InCredibles

We are delighted to have Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company as a mentor for Sebastian Kulczyk's InCredibles - the most comprehensive and long-term competence-building and promotion programme that has been bringing together, training and integrating...

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People in the city of the future

People in the city of the future

"Thirty, forty years from now, cities will not have won the race for reality" "We culturally have a powerful fetish for the city just like the tourists of a century ago almost. We are fascinated by the city, by the mass or the cash, and by the machinery that is only...

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Insights about the future of metaverse in 2040

Insights about the future of metaverse in 2040

By Pew Research Center “Hype? Hope? Hell? Maybe all three. Experts are split about the likely evolution of a truly immersive metaverse’ They expect that augmented- and mixed-reality enhancements will become more useful in people’s daily lives. Many worry that current...

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Masters&Robots

Masters&Robots

Kacper Nosarzewski took part in the discussion on “A Human in the City of the Future” during Masters&Robots moderated by Dariusz Rosiak and with participation of Joanna Jurga from Instytut Wzornictwa Przemysłowego and Karolina Zdrodowska from the Warsaw City Hall....

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The next great migration

The next great migration

Are humans nomads by nature and why do they seek new places to live? For the modern world, is mass migration a threat or a hope for the future? Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company and an expert of the Polish Society for Futures Studies, will talk...

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Economic Forum in Karpacz

Economic Forum in Karpacz

We are pleased to be represented by Kacper Nosarzewski as a panelist at the Economic Forum in Karpacz. Kacper spoke on Society 2.0 together with Rudradeb Mitra, Robert Lugowski and Robert Kroplewski in a panel moderated by Damian Ciachorowski.  ...

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Resilience Frontiers meeting in Botswana

Resilience Frontiers meeting in Botswana

4CF The Futures Literacy Company facilitated the Resilience Frontiers second brainstorming meeting in Gaborone, Botswana as a part of the Botswana Global Adaptation Week 2022.  The Botswana Global Adaptation Week is one of the major adaptation events of the year which...

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Where a man cannot, a drone can

Where a man cannot, a drone can

Maciej Jagaciak, Foresight Engineer at 4CF The Futures Literacy Company and also an expert of the Polish Society for Futures Studies, spoke about the future of the courier industry in the 'Czat Czwórki' programme.  "In the pandemic, the most work was done by shipping...

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Foresight approaches in global public health

Foresight approaches in global public health

World Health Organization practical guide.  We encourage everyone who is responsible for the organisation and delivery of health and health care services to read it. To download the manual click here. We process your data solely for the purpose...

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World Population Prospects 2022

World Population Prospects 2022

The 27th edition of the official United Nations population estimates and projections presents population estimates from 1950 to the present for 237 countries or areas, underpinned by analyses of historical demographic trends. To find out more, please click this link...

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Guided tour of the Warsaw Biennale exhibition

Guided tour of the Warsaw Biennale exhibition

Kacper Nosarzewski had the pleasure to walk the visitors through the Biennale Warsaw exhibition and present his own futurologist's perspective on the key challenges of the intertwining of technology, nature, politics, authoritarianism and the new economy! You can find...

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2022 Strategic Foresight Report

2022 Strategic Foresight Report

At the end of June, the European Commission adopted its 2022 Strategic Foresight Report. The document, entitled. "Twinning the green and digital transitions in the new geopolitical context" sets out the EU's priorities and long-term ambitions, taking into account the...

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Cogeneration Congress

Cogeneration Congress

4CF was pleased to participate in the PTEZ Cogeneration Congress in Kazimierz. The panels provided a lot of interesting data and statements about the energy transition. From the PTEZ paper on the costs of transformation, presented by PGE Energia Ciepła S.A., it was...

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Export of grain from Ukraine

Export of grain from Ukraine

Grain transport from Ukraine What are the forecasts and expectations regarding grain transport from Ukraine? Ukraine has managed to harvest a relatively large amount of grain, but in addition to the cultivation and harvesting of the crop itself, exports remain a...

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Gas in the energy mix

Gas in the energy mix

The place of gas in the energy mix has been called into question. What challenges must be faced by the Polish industry and economy to compensate for the development deficiencies in relation to the rest of Europe, especially Western Europe?  Poland's energy mix differs...

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Foresight in a New Business World

Foresight in a New Business World

Foresight in a New Business World. Let’s see an inspiring keynote from Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF The Futures Literacy Company given during the Future Summit 2022. Click here. We process your data solely for the purpose of sending information...

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What and how (not) to teach managers?

What and how (not) to teach managers?

In just 3 days we will be talking about "What and how (not) to teach managers?" We invite you to a debate about what Polish managers lack in order to implement effective changes in their organizations. The discussion is organized by the Polish Business Forum...

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Smart City – innovative construction of the future

Smart City – innovative construction of the future

Maciej Jagaciak, a PTSP expert and our colleague from 4CF, spoke at the conference "Smart City - innovative construction of the future" in Krakow about intelligent buildings and cities, including new technologies in construction. The conference was organised by...

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How can a company influence its value chain?

How can a company influence its value chain?

The "human" dimension is starting to gain in importance! We warmly invite you to a meeting of sustainability managers organised by Natural Innovations Lab. Kacper Nosarzewski will also speak on the panel "The sum of the efforts of many - cooperation with partners, or...

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4CF at the Future Summit 2022

4CF at the Future Summit 2022

At the Future Summit 2022 in Bucharest focused on how to better understand and prepare for the future Kacper Nosarzewski embraced the idea that ‘if the climate were a bank, it would have been saved.’ In his inspirational speech he said also: “We want reality to be...

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Finalists of the World Building Contest

Finalists of the World Building Contest

Explore the worlds of the 20 finalists in the World Building Contest organised by The Future of Life Institute. These are visions of a plausible, aspirational future with artificial intelligence, submitted by foresight groups from around the world. Take a look at them...

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A food market at war

A food market at war

The war in Ukraine continues. Olimpia Wolf Portal Spożywczy spoke to Kacper Nosarzewski of 4CF Strategic Foresight about smaller grain sowings, disruptions in supply chains, and rising food prices. Listen to the video conversation or read the text with interview...

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Smart city is more than technology

Smart city is more than technology

Smart cities are about much more than the technological innovations cities offer their citizens. How not to run into a dead end? This issue was discussed by scientists, local government officials and entrepreneurs during the ECC in Katowice. Watch it now. Click here....

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Strategic threats for Polish companies

Strategic threats for Polish companies

What should we pay attention to after the outbreak of pandemics and war? Kacper Nosarzewski discusses it with editor Marcin Piasecki from Rzeczpospolita in the Rzecz o Biznesie series. Click here to watch. We process your data solely for the...

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SDG in the clothing industry

SDG in the clothing industry

Efforts to tackle the climate crisis and inequality in fashion industry are not nearly fast enough. Only 11% of brands publish on identified human rights and environmental risks and violations, while just 8% of brands disclose their actions to cease, prevent, mitigate...

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How to create a smart city?

How to create a smart city?

"In a large Polish city, there is a smart heating network, but also totems informing how much cyclists have to pedal to make it to the next traffic light. In this city, two buildings are connected to the district heating network, while 100 still burn in coal cookers -...

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European Economic Congress in Katowice

European Economic Congress in Katowice

The European Economic Congress (EEC) in Katowice, a forum for meetings and debates about challenges and the future, is underway. A topic particularly important and close to 4CF Strategic Foresight is green and digital transformation and the strategies of large...

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Stories from 2050

Stories from 2050

Radical, inspiring and thought-provoking narratives around challenges and opportunities of our futures.    “The stories are built on ideas of people from all around the world. These range from plausible sci-fi stories of the future to fictional fairy tales that...

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4CF gamebooks at the Speculative Futures Berlin event

4CF gamebooks at the Speculative Futures Berlin event

How can we improve the learning experience of scenarioanalysis? Let's find out in Speculative Futures Berlin and Ellery Studio next workshop event on the 11th of May, 18:30 – 20:00 CET with Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF Strategic Foresight and the immersive capabilities...

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Future Summit 2022 in Bucharest

Future Summit 2022 in Bucharest

Join us for the next Future Summit 2022 in Bucharest! Kacper Nosarzewski from 4CF Strategic Foresight and Polish Society for Futures Studies will speak on foresight in a new business world. Click here to buy your tickets. All revenue from offline/online tickets will...

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EU Work-life Balance Directive

EU Work-life Balance Directive

Important for employers and parents! Equal at home - equal at work! We invite you to download the SHARE THE CARE Foundation's new publication for employers and working parents and to a series of debates dedicated to this topic.One of them, in which a new look at the...

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Regulation of Artificial intelligence

Regulation of Artificial intelligence

A new Pew Research Center poll shows that Americans look with hope to artificial intelligence and its potential to improve everyday life and human abilities. What matters to respondents is how these technologies would be used, what the limitations would be and who...

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Trends Affecting Government and Society

Trends Affecting Government and Society

U.S. Government Accountability Office publishes a strategic plan every 4 years to guide its work as it helps lawmakers oversee federal operations. The latest plan includes 12 papers on trends that will likely affect government and society in the next 5 to 15 years —...

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Why does Putin need a war?

Why does Putin need a war?

Why does Putin need war? We invite you to read korso.pl's conversation with Kacper Nosarzewski, partner at 4CF. You can read the article by clicking here.  We process your data solely for the purpose of sending information about 4CF Sp. z o.o....

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