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4 futurists discuss sustainability: Gerd Leonhard, Anton Musgrave, Neil Jacobsohn, Doug Vining (by Gerd Leonhard)

The future of technologies for planet and people. Futurist Gerd Leonhard talk at WFSF 2013 (by Gerd Leonhard)

Brand-new video

Recorded Jan 18, 2013, in Mill Valley, CA, this is Part 3 of a conversation between me and Futurist Dr. James Canton. This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon). Topics discussed include general sustainability trends and predictions, ‘green future’ opportunities, the future of capitalism and ‘growth & profit economics’, accountability and social innovation, renewable energy, Jeremy Rifkin’s Intergrid, and much more. Apologies for the low audio output, btw; try the MP3 version via the link below for better sound.
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Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?
Experts are divided about the role Western technology companies will play in helping monitor and thwart dissident activity in the future. Some hope the open Internet and the prospect of consumer backlash will minimize businesses’ cooperation with authoritarian governments; others believe the urge for profits and for global reach across all cultures will compel firms to allow their digital tools to be used against critics of the status quo.
Read more of experts’ thoughts on the future of corporate of behavior in our new report, just out: The Future of Corporate Responsibility


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pewinternet:

Corporate responsibility: How far will tech firms go in helping repressive regimes?

Experts are divided about the role Western technology companies will play in helping monitor and thwart dissident activity in the future. Some hope the open Internet and the prospect of consumer backlash will minimize businesses’ cooperation with authoritarian governments; others believe the urge for profits and for global reach across all cultures will compel firms to allow their digital tools to be used against critics of the status quo.

Read more of experts’ thoughts on the future of corporate of behavior in our new report, just out: The Future of Corporate Responsibility