All Blog Posts Tagged 'Sustainability' (4)

Q&A with Christine Bader, Corporate Idealist

For nearly a decade, Christine Bader worked at BP (NYSE:BP), managing the company's social impacts in the developing world. In her new book, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil,…

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Added by Reynard Loki on December 9, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ecoethical Relections on Climate Crisis and Sustainability Issue

Having gone through the articles of Samantha Sherman and Ernel Saligumba on Eco Politics: Blood and Trees and A Leader of Conservation; it will not be incorrect to say that climate change has commanded increasing attention in recent times especially in developed and developing economies but  much of my focus will be on sub-Saharan Africa due to the geographical location, the poor cultural attitudes to environment and the shortage of resources to support the adaptation to…

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Added by Valentine Olushola Oyedipe on September 12, 2013 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

Public Trust and Brasil's Free Fare Movement

On the first day of the Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Dialogues in Rio de Janeiro, the city, along with many of Brazil's major metropolitan areas, was the site of a massive "social manifestation" aimed at expressing widespread public discontent. More than 100,000 protesters turned out in both Rio and Sao Paolo, and estimates of 10,000-40,000 are also being reported in Belem and Salvador…

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Added by Evan Berry on June 17, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Call For Applicants: NEH Summer Seminar on Development Ethics

http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/other-opportunities/development-ethics-questions-challenges-and-responsibilities

A four-week institute for twenty-five higher education faculty to engage in discussion and debate over critical issues in the field of development…

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Added by Evan Berry on December 10, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Just War, Unjust Soldiers, & American Public Opinion, with Scott D. Sagan

Do soldiers fighting for a "just cause" have more rights than soldiers fighting on the other side? In this interview following up on an "Ethics & International Affairs" article, Stanford's Professor Scott D. Sagan discusses the results of a study he conducted with Dartmouth's Professor Benjamin A. Valentino on how Americans think about this profound question.

The Democratic Debate and Competing Narratives

As the Democratic field of presidential candidates narrows, the contenders are beginning to devote more attention to foreign policy and Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev has some important questions: Would Warren and Sanders stand by with their non-interventionist stances if they make it to the White House? Will climate change become a focus for any of the candidates?

Behind AI Decision-Making, with Francesca Rossi

With artificial intelligence embedded into social media, credit card transactions, GPS, and much more, how can we train it to act in an ethical, fair, and unbiased manner? What are the theories and philosophies behind AI systems? IBM Research's Francesca Rossi discusses her work helping to ensure that the technology is "as beneficial as possible for the widest part of the population."

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