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 corporate governance, leadership, sustainability, the future of work, tech and AI, mental health – 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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‘Trust has to be as important as profit if banks and their boards are to regain their corporate legitimacy’ https://theconversation.com/trust-has-to-be-as-important-as-profit-if-banks-and-their-boards-are-to-regain-their-corporate-legitimacy-104053
‘AI faces public backlash,’ says leading scientist – unless the businesses building AI, engage far more with society in its development. https://www.ft.com/content/0b301152-b0f8-11e8-99ca-68cf89602132
The pace at which major business institutions are moving to 100% renewable energy is amazingly encouraging. But it raises questions. Will supply be able to keep up with demand? And is government policy keeping pace? https://www.triplepundit.com/2018/10/bank-of-america-pledges-to-help-make-evs-the-new-normal-by-2030
Leadership: why slowing down will help you speed up https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/lead/culture/leadership-why-slowing-down-will-help-you-speed-up#.W7M_ES_rEfI.twitter
Incredible Edible: Yorkshire town’s food-growing scheme takes root worldwide https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/09/incredible-edible-yorkshire-towns-food-growing-scheme-takes-root-worldwide
Can tech help to end energy poverty? http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2018/09/26/powering-new-markets-for-battery-storage
There is an almost perfect inverse relation between how much your work directly benefits others, and remuneration. The result is a toxic political culture of resentment – an interview with David Graeber: https://www.economist.com/open-future/2018/06/29/bullshit-jobs-and-the-yoke-of-managerial-feudalism?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/bullshitjobsandtheyokeofmanagerialfeudalismopenfuture
‘An absence of ethics is driving our mass anxieties – Both Left and Right have lost their pragmatic, ethical approach to capitalism’ https://unherd.com/2018/10/absence-ethics-driving-mass-anxieties/
Commenting on the City AM article from 5th January: Calls for better governance at Sports Direct heighten, after Mike Ashley defies the...
This blog was written by Tim Johns of Orato Consulting. Regular reader(s) of this blog will know that I find...
https://www.youtube.com/embed/luUktnumWMk?rel=0 Radical change in the boardroom is needed to restore the public’s trust in business and to tackle attitudes of...
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