Ethical investors are starting to take a country’s income level into account
WHAT DOES ESG stand for? To most people it refers to the environmental, social and governance standards that guide a growing number of ethical investors. But Charlie Robertson of Renaissance Capital, an investment bank, reckons ESG risks becoming code for something else: an excuse for investors to put all of their money in Scandinavia. Prosperous […]
A new guidebook for tech companies helps them imagine future scenarios where their tech might end up causing societal harm. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b68db664177c301e3b9b067/master/pass/Ethical%20OS-01.jpg
The data was anonymized, but academics are still concerned about the ethics of the analysis. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b57c02ec77c0914167d4eba/master/pass/dropbox_security-01.jpg
New offers from consumer genetic testing companies raise more questions than they answer. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b2c3b78e0244127666a501a/master/pass/reunification-876057380.jpg
Revelation of contract with US immigration agency sparks criticism amid family separations https://media.wired.com/photos/5b283c94b878a15e9ce80dc2/master/pass/FDRWD6-(1).jpg
The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research was planned and funded undermine its credibility.
GUEST: Following the corporate corruption scandals of the early 2000s, then-Securities and Exchange Commission chairman William Donaldson said determining the company’s moral DNA “should be the foundation on which the Board builds a corporate culture based on a philosophy of high ethical standards and accountability.” Today’…Read More
Some Facebook employees are reportedly quitting or asking to switch departments over ethical concerns (FB)
Toby Melville/Reuters Facebook engineers are quitting or trying to transfer to Instagram or WhatsApp, according to a recent report from the New York Times. Employee dissatisfaction reportedly stemmed from the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a data-analytics company used information from an estimated 87 million profiles to influence voters during the 2016 election. Many […]
To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors.