Business Strategy

Machine learning: how firms from Danone to Sodexo are integrating AI

Stuart Buckman, (Jan 30, 2018)

Some companies are automating without cutting jobs; others are retraining their entire workforces. Stuart Buckman looks at emerging best practice

Comment: How Laurence Fink’s letter to CEOs has raised the bar for business

Anonymous, (Jan 26, 2018)

John O’Brien of ethical purpose agency ONE HUNDRED says the letter by Blackrock’s CEO is a call for purpose and ethics to be at the heart of corporate behaviour

How AI and robotics can transform CSR

Al Naqvi, (Jan 18, 2018)

Prof Al Naqvi of the American Institute of Artificial Intelligence outlines how the deployment of intelligent machines will allow companies to overcome the problems that have impeded corporate social responsibility

Comment: 'We can't leave Silicon Valley to solve AI's ethical issues'

Guendalina Dondé, (Jan 18, 2018)

Guendalina Dondé of the Institute of Business Ethics explains how companies can empower their employees and other stakeholders to use artificial intelligence efficiently, effectively and ethically

First, do no harm: regulators and tech industry scramble to tame the AI tiger

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

Martin Wright looks at the plethora of efforts to try to avoid unintended consequences from the powerful new technologies

'With AI polluters will have nowhere to hide'

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

From cleaning up city transport systems to bringing transparency to supply chains, AI and deep learning have the potential to transform sustainability

Apocalypse soon? Tech giants warn of risks of 'AI arms race'

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

Tesla's Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are among those calling for regulations to curb the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems and cyberterrorism

'Our problem with automation is a labour shortage, not surplus'

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

The fourth industrial revolution will create lots of new jobs, but the retraining challenge for governments and companies will be immense

Can we turn AI into a force for good?

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

Artificial intelligence is poised to fundamentally change how we live and work. Whether it will be salvation or curse will depend on the extent to which we get to grips with it now

Year in review: Our five most popular articles from 2017

Liam Dowd, (Jan 5, 2018)

Responsible sourcing from Mars and VF, an exclusive interview on Natura's take-over of Body Shop, companies integrating SDGs into business strategy plus billionaires and philanthropy all feature in the 5 most read articles of 2017 on EthicalCorp.com

My top 10 sustainability stories from 2017

Joe Franses, (Jan 4, 2018)

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners picks out his highlights of progress made in 2017, and calls for business to pick up the pace on delivering change in 2018

Four steps CEOs can take to increase their social impact – and valuations

Terry Slavin, (Dec 20, 2017)

The Boston Consulting Group’s Douglas Beal explains the consultancy’s research showing that companies that put ‘doing good’ at the heart of business strategy outperform their peers

‘Doing good isn’t about altruism. It’s how companies create value’

Anne Bahr Thompson, (Dec 19, 2017)

In an extract from her book Do Good, Anne Bahr Thompson outlines her five-step model for a new business ethos called 'brand citizenship'

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