Thinking ahead: AI and automating corporate ethics

The digital revolution has brought in a new dimension to the challenge of ensuring responsible behaviour The issue of corporate ethics is never far from the business media headlines. Take the troubles embroiling former Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn, or the accounting problems at Patisserie Valerie in the UK, to name just two recent examples. Despite […]

The year of corporate acting—does business need a new approach to palm oil?

2018 went down as the ‘year of corporate caring’ about the palm oil controversy.  A banned TV advertisement promoting a Palm Oil free Christmas by the UK supermarket Iceland went viral on social media with over 5 million views in merely a couple of weeks.  Shortly after, on the south bank in London, Iceland responded […]

How to Increase Public support for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

An important source of public support for environmental regulation are evidences of the harms caused by the inadequacy of regulation.  Expansions of environment regulation have typically been driven by crises or highly visible policy failures, such as oil spills, smog, cancer clusters, and the deterioration of scenic beauty or valued ecosystems. Even when such risks […]

The Surprising Advantages Environmental Entrepreneurs Have Over Established Companies

Our research suggests that environmental entrepreneurs may differ in important ways from your run of the mill entrepreneurs. At first look, the story of entrepreneurs David Friedberg and Siraj Khaliq seems like the typical Silicon Valley success story. The friends and former “Googlers” set out to leverage big data and the internet of things to develop a […]

How can emerging industries secure state support?

Railroads, responsible investment and solar panels would never have grown into full-blown industries without initial backing from governments. But how can nascent industries obtain state support? A broad study of the European photovoltaic sector sheds light on the best conditions for a viable sector to emerge alongside strong established rivals. A popular story in universities […]

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