As a forerunner of futures thinking in the Philippines and Asia, the center is an avenue for futures literacy (theories, knowledge and content), futures research (futures method) and applied foresight (applied). The terrain of futures studies is vast and our approach is grounded on practical action and emergence.
The CEF works to design a global oriented but culture-based engaged foresight. It works to emphasize a practical approach to engage people to long-term and creative thinking and apply them to leadership, decision-making, planning, and change management.
The CEF uses deep participation approaches, methods of layered questioning, scenarios, backcasting, visioning, emerging issues, futures triangle and alternative futures to explore new knowledge, possibilities and ways of envisioning the future.