Friday, June 15, 2018

Ethics News / Jun 2018

A recent roundup of commentary on ethical issues currently affecting organizations.

In this month’s first article, from The Guardian, in the Chinese city of Hengyang, we find a fatigued, disposable workforce assembling gadgets for Amazon, which owned by the world’s richest man. Read article >

In our second article, Sanofi responds to Roseanne Barr’s racist tweets –which she blamed on Ambien – by making it clear that racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication. Read article >

In our third article, from Quartz, we learn that Google’s new ethics rules forbid using its AI for weapons, as well as for surveillance tools that would violate “internationally accepted norms”. Read article >

In our final article, from Canadian Business Chris MacDonald explains why we should celebrate business integrity when we see it. Read article >