Category: Corporate Social Responsibility

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.

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Companies Must Pay Attention to Their ESG

Over half-a-century ago, economist Milton Friedman wrote a polarizing essay entitled “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” The essay is still being discussed and debated. In that essay,

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Socially Responsible Packaging

Bruce Horovitz, a marketing reporter for USA Today, recently penned an article discussing how more companies are becoming socially responsible. He credits much of this trend to the Millennial generation, a “trend-setting,

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The Case for Social Entrepreneurs

The global economy remains an admixture of booming and slumping economies. Hanging heavy over the slumping economies is a mountain of debt. As politicians wrestle with how to get a handle on

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Ethically Speaking

Do ethics matter in business? The obvious (and correct) answer is: “Of course they do.” A good follow-up question, then, is: “What are ethics?” An article in the journal Issues in Ethics,

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Effective Philanthropy

Aristotle once wrote, “Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.” That sentiment has echoed through history’s halls — yet poverty remains widespread. It’s not that people haven’t tried to do anything

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