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On Carebots: All I Want to Say Is That They Don’t Really Care About Us

2 days ago

The robots trained to provide services to elderly people living alone have been dubbed "carebots." Is the word "care" used here so generously as to strip it of its true value? Alejo José G. Sison suggests so in a recent blog post, reproduced here with permission.

Civil Society
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Target: Zero Emissions

23 days ago

Twenty-one percent of the world's largest public companies currently have zero emissions targets, according to a report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) and Oxford Net Zero, co-authored by STI expert Thomas Hale.

Civil Society, Governance
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Teleworking: Opportunity beyond the Pandemic

one month ago

IESE Business School professor and STI expert Mireia Las Heras has analyzed the benefits of remote work for companies, society and employees from a survey of 2,690 people from various countries.

Governance
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Bursting the Bubble of Affluent Ignorance

one month ago

A new documentary puts faces to research on America’s growing class gap in terms of the social capital that leads to people’s ability to live their own definition of a full and happy life, following and filming real people over the course of a year.

Culture and Lifestyles, Family
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Kant's Philosophical Legacy Reaches Iran

one month ago

Moral Philosopher Ana Marta González has published in Persian a book of some of her collected works, inviting a new public to share her broad knowledge of Kantian philosophy.

Culture and Lifestyles
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AI Ethics for Real Scenarios Leave Sci Fi for the Movies

2 months ago

“Our democracies are vulnerable and under threat; if we want to maintain and realize our ethical and political values, we need to take a close look at the political role of digital technologies – now, not in the future,” asserts philosopher of technology Mark Coeckelbergh.

Culture and Lifestyles, Civil Society
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Happy Homes, Happy People, Happy Society?

2 months ago

The relationship between domestic life and happiness at both the personal and the societal level is even more relevant during the global crisis that has confined people to their homes and required them to incorporate within the home environment even activities previously carried out in other realms. 

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Can Purpose Deliver Better Corporate Governance?

5 months ago

Academics and practitioners came together in a three-day online event to discuss and debate not only whether purpose-driven companies can deliver better corporate governance, but also the role business should play in addressing some of the most pressing environmental and social challenges our world faces today.

Governance
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Five IESE-Led Research Projects Awarded STI Grants

5 months ago

STI has awarded grants to five research projects to be led by IESE professors during the 2020-21 academic year. The selection was the fruit of the first annual joint STI-IESE call for proposals.