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Business
Accenture solutions help companies promote diversity, inclusion and equity
Last month
Research from experts at Accenture and other third-party sources has revealed some alarming statistics about employees' professional wellbeing and work attitude.
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AI
How to ensure ethical deployment of AI implementations
May 2022
The increase in automation and machine technology such as AI and machine learning has unlocked a whole new level of scale and service to organisations. 
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AI
IBM study reveals changing sentiments around AI ethics
May 2022
80% of respondents pointed to a non-technical executive, such as a CEO, as the primary 'champion' for AI ethics, a sharp uptick from 15% in 2018.
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Accessibility
Tennis for everyone: Putting the ‘S’ in ESG through tech-enabled accessibility
March 2022
Between extinction rebellion and COP26 our environmental concerns as a society - and the role of the private sector in addressing these concerns - has been laid bare.
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AI
Fujitsu releases toolkit with guidance on the ethical impact of AI
February 2022
Fujitsu has delivered a new Resource Toolkit that offers developers guidance on the ethical impact of AI systems.
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AI
Why ethics is essential in the creation of artificial intelligence
August 2021
If AI is not properly designed to work with data, this can lead to the AI model generating predictions that could raise ethical concerns.
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AI
NICE announces AI ethics framework as industry booms
July 2021
"NICE is proud to take the lead in ensuring the use of robots for the betterment of humankind, articulating the ethical principles that act as guidelines for the development of our own AI-driven innovations and across the RPA field."
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AI
UNESCO submits draft recommendations for ethical usage of AI
July 2021
The draft includes a framework to ‘ensure digital transformations promote human rights and contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals’.
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AI
Raising well behaved AI on a global scale
May 2021
As artificial intelligence (AI) systems gain widespread adoption, the need for explainability and trust in the decisions made by these systems is increasing.
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AI
UNESCO completes major progress on establishing foundation of ethics for AI
September 2020
"We need a robust base of ethical principles to ensure artificial intelligence serves the common good. We have made this process be as inclusive as possible since the stakes involved as universal, she explained.”
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AI
IT stalwart creates Treaty guidelines for use of AI & data about Māori
May 2020
New Zealand IT stalwart Karaitiana Taiuru says it's time for technology to treat Māori fairly.
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AI
Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
April 2020
The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
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Micro Focus
Micro Focus outlines CSR plan for the future
April 2020
INSPIRE covers key areas including its relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers. It also outlines how the company could use its market presence to serve communities.
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Ethics
Ethisphere recognises ON Semiconductor for business ethics leadership
April 2020
Alongside Infosys, and Allianz Life Insurance, ON Semiconductor was recognised for its contributions to the BELA member community.
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Nokia
Ethisphere recognises 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies
February 2020
This year 132 organisations from 21 countries and 51 industries have been recognised on the list.
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Cloud
Oracle staff condemn Larry Ellison's support for Donald Trump
February 2020
More than 7000 Oracle employees and members of the public are asking Oracle to take a hard look at itself and its ‘commitment’ to diversity, ethics, and inclusion.
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Sustainable IT
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
November 2019
“Unlocking the power of data will advance humanity more than any other force over the next decade," says Michael Dell.
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ML
Major security, privacy and ethical blindspots in AI development
October 2019
Security, privacy and ethics are low-priority issues for developers when modelling their machine learning solutions.
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AI
Where do ethics lie in regard to AI implementation?
October 2019
"Those who successfully integrate the revenue-driving power of AI with trust, safety, and values will be successful in creating powerful digital experiences."
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AI
Do A/NZ companies care about AI ethics as much as they should?
September 2019
With the rapid global deployment of advanced technology, and specifically the growth in the ANZ region, technology leaders need to work with employers, employees and customers, to achieve the optimal balance in this largely uncharted ethical and regulatory territory, Genesys states.
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AI
Responsible AI starts with responsible leaders - PwC
July 2019
Responsible practices in artificial intelligence (AI) starts with how each individual organisation plans to strategise, design, develop, and deploy the technology. 
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Predictions
Three imperatives for the modern workplace in 2019
December 2018
Global IT services company Avanade has released what it sees as the three most important technology focus areas for workplaces in the coming year.
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Blockchain
Gartner’s top 10 tech trends for 2019
October 2018
Gartner has released a list of what it sees as the most important strategic tech trends to be aware of in the quickly upcoming year.
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AI
AI is at 'an ethical crossroad' and we need better guidelines, says report
July 2018
The growing power of artificial intelligence is being hailed A the fourth industrial revolution, but how are ethics being used in the real world?