Welcome to Scotland's Futures Forum
Scotland's Futures Forum was created by the Scottish Parliament to help its Members, along with policy makers, businesses, academics, and the wider community of Scotland, look beyond immediate horizons, to some of the challenges and opportunities we will face in the future. Looking beyond the 4 year electoral cycle and away from party politics, the forum seeks to stimulate public debate in Scotland, bringing fresh perspectives, ideas and creativity on how we might prepare now for the future.
Our latest project:
RETHINKING WELLBEING Seminar Series 2012 - 2013
Scotland's Futures Forum, in collaboration with Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Scottish Government, hosted Rethinking Wellbeing, a three-part seminar series in the Scottish Parliament. This series focussed on the environment, the economy and society as a way to rethink our approach to wellbeing and open up a discussion on how Scotland can find different and better solutions to solving intractable and wicked problems of environmental and social sustainability.
The aim of the seminar series was to challenge our perceptions/preconceptions of the environment and wellbeing. On a more practical level, the objective was to set the context for:
- Improving the environmental regulatory framework
- Maximising the benefits of preventive spending
- Understanding and improving quality of life
For more information about the seminars, including the presentations and reports from each topic discussed, please see the Rethinking Wellbeing section of our website.