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This week, we have a bumper crop of posts about technology and how it intertwines with ethics, sustainability, and social responsibility.
Another Reason to Delete our Facebook Accounts?
How far is too far, when growing one’s business? Facebook has been involved in a series of data-sharing scandals, and the release of a provocative memo adds fuel to the fire of public anger. Read more…
Ten Million Dollar Cup
Starbucks is considered a paragon of sustainability, yet its coffee cups can’t be recycled, and they’re ready to tackle the issue, with the potential to remove six billion cups a year from landfills. Read more…
Crypto-Anchors and Blockchain Link Physical to Digital in the Supply Chain
The ability to meld digital and physical is a life-changing innovation, according to IBM, and could cut in half the counterfeit products clogging global supply chains. Read more…
Can Blockchain Break the Chains of Forced Labor?
It’s not all sweetness and light in the sugar cane supply chain. Coca-Cola and the U.S. State Department are using blockchain to tackle the Continue reading