DISCUSSION In the news this week October 15th 2018

by Michael Wise _______21st October 2018

Dear Readers,

Here are a few articles published in the last few days that address issues – such as sustainability, recruitment, AI, tech and corporate governance – that Tomorrow’s Company thinks business should seek to fully engage with if it is truly to become a force for good in society.


The TC team

‘I leave the car at home’: how free buses are revolutionising one French city https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/oct/15/i-leave-the-car-at-home-how-free-buses-are-revolutionising-one-french-city?CMP=share_btn_tw

Article from Financial News that firms must spread the net wider in graduate recruitment. Talent isn’t just found at the “established” entry points http://ow.ly/HlBM30metH3

Oliver Wyman says absence of trust in machine learning ecosystem will hold back large scale deployment of AI. Do people trust the motives of those who are running AI? http://www.brinknews.com/how-to-build-trust-in-the-world-of-automation/

Workplace exhaustion is a vicious cycle in the UK https://www.ft.com/content/f959a19c-d095-11e8-a9f2-7574db66bcd5

Future Jobs: The vegan fashion designer shaking up the world of wallets https://www.businessgreen.com/3064417/

‘Though we may recoil at the idea of suppressing technology, our horror presupposes that the avenues for technological progress are limited and that the resources we can devote to pursuing them are not. In fact, the opposite is true’ https://unherd.com/2018/10/must-suppress-technological-progress/?=sideshare

Do rules create behavioural change in companies? https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/do-rules-create-behavioural-change-in-companies-1-9402910