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BSR Conference 2019: Kevin Roose, Technology Columnist, The New York Times

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The future of automation in work can seem both frightening and inevitable to those concerned about losing their jobs to machines. In a world where there are no robot-proof jobs, how can humans stay ahead of the machines?

How Humans & Tech Harmonize in Manufacturing Industry

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Robots allow employees to focus on tasks that require greater cognitive skills. Collaborative robots can be used for repetitive tasks as well as those that require detailed precision, such as applying a consistent amount of adhesive in an exact, repeatable location.

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Sustainability and Automation: Two Megatrends Reshaping the Commercial & Industrial Space

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$10 trillion dollars. If you run, work for, or are seeking to invest in a global company, this is a figure that should be top of mind. $10 trillion is larger than the annual GDP of all but two of the world’s economies. $10 trillion is nearly double the market cap of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies. And yet, $10 trillion is just a fraction of the financial might working to transform how companies view and invest in sustainability.

AccountAbility CEO, Sunny Misser, peaks to the Key Trends Driving Sustainability Performance

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WASHINGTON, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ AccountAbility CEO, Mr. Sunny Misser, spoke with Mr. Matthew Bechard, Senior Vice President of Communications at the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit), about the key trends shaping business in 2019.

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HP’s 2019 Megatrends Reveal How Technology Is Shaping a New Era

A look at how people, machines, data and energy intersect and influence a new global reality.
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By Shane Wall, Chief Technology Officer at HP and Global Head of HP Labs

In my role as HP’s CTO, I spend a lot of time pondering questions such as: What will future customers need from their HP products? How do we start the work now to meet those demands?

What’s Ahead for AI in National Security? Insights from Booz Allen’s CEO and Panel

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As artificial intelligence (AI) offers capabilities we could not have imagined, what are the promises and pitfalls for national security leaders? Which challenges can be addressed with AI, and which will require human management?

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

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Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.

Goldcorp’s Innovation Strategy

By Todd White, Goldcorp Chief Operating Officer
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By Todd White, Goldcorp Chief Operating Officer

Companies today are facing increasing pressure to rethink their operations throughout the entire mining life cycle to manage more effectively, boost productivity, improve safety and operate in a more environmentally sustainable manner.

Giving Every American a Good Job

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By Susan Winterberg, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, BSR

 

Following the U.S. election and other geopolitical upheavals this year, business is considering whether and how to adjust the sustainability agenda to address a new reality. To begin, many are asking: What is the single most urgent issue facing sustainable business today in the United States?

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