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Medtech – the debate we’re not yet having

Medtech – the debate we’re not yet having

January 21, 2019 With the digital health market predicted growth to $536.6 billion by 2025 it’s no surprise that tech brands like Apple are now investing in the shift from wellness to healthcare. Yet these medtech advancements raise serious challenges around data privacy, affordability, exclusivity and potential exploitation. Read more >
Ethics in tech now vital for investors

Ethics in tech now vital for investors

January 21, 2019 Ethics in tech has never been as important to investors nor as visible now that AI is enabling forensic analysis of big data.  The outperformance of ESG investing highlights the appeal and need for standardised data, on which tech companies are falling short. Read more >
Tech companies appointing Chief Ethics Officers

Tech companies appointing Chief Ethics Officers

January 21, 2019 Negative news stories around the poor behaviour of tech giants such as Deliveroo means that the tech sector is facing a crisis of trust. Will a proliferation of new executive roles, such as Salesforce’s first Chief Ethical and Humane Use Officer, be sufficient to stem the issue? Read more >
Integrated purpose is the key to embedding sustainability

Integrated purpose is the key to embedding sustainability

December 07, 2018 Clare Griffin demonstrates how a clear and integrated purpose and the right strategic priorities have proved key to embedding sustainability at GSK. GSK is a global healthcare company that researches, manufactures and sells innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Read more >
Energy procurement for wider social impact

Energy procurement for wider social impact

December 07, 2018 Localised renewable energy generation can offer a range of social impacts beyond the environmental benefits, which have traditionally been a point of focus. Henry Frankis-Pyle explores the opportunities on offer for businesses and their local communities. Read more >
Let’s stop playing SDG bingo

Let’s stop playing SDG bingo

September 18, 2018 Progress is patchy towards addressing the Global Goals, says Mike Tuffrey. Companies need to embrace the logic of the business case and stop their pick-and-mix approach. Read more >