by Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes, director of research, Tomorrow's Comapny Read the original article here. It is now 25 years since Tiny...
Here are a few articles published in the last few days that address issues – such as financial inclusion, sustainability, trust in business, ethics in business, tech and AI – that Tomorrow’s Company thinks business should seek to fully engage with if it is truly to become a force for good in society.
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Mobile financial services come as a boon for rural people in Bangladesh | theindependentbd.com https://shar.es/aa31QU
Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips https://twitter.com/guardian/status/1061884812229795840
‘Time for new business models is now,’ Hungarian business leaders told https://bit.ly/2DjXZdu
Number of female chief executives in FTSE 350 has fallen from 15 to 12 over past year https://www.ft.com/content/9141e7ce-e664-11e8-8a85-04b8afea6ea3
Women Changemakers founder Anj Handa has been named as one of Grant Thornton UK’s 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy in 2018. Full press release here:
We are facing a crisis of trust in business, but also a crisis due to the loss of truth from society. Truth is the foundation on which all relationships are built and on which democracy thrives https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/nov/14/facebook-george-soros-pr-firm-discredit-critics-crisis?CMP=share_btn_tw
A report by Korn Ferry highlights that executives don’t feel they have time to plan for future talent. This lack of a forward view is manifest in other strategic areas like sustainability. Is the answer really the way bonus plans are structured?? https://hbr.org/2018/11/how-to-tie-executive-compensation-to-sustainability
‘Perfect time’ for ethical businesses to drive social change http://www.eco-business.com/news/perfect-time-for-ethical-businesses-to-drive-social-change/
How to Teach Artificial Intelligence Some Common Sense https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-teach-artificial-intelligence-common-sense/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare
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