Ideas Made to Matter Ethics

At MIT, fighting institutional provincialism

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Work against algorithmic bias and climate change challenges “status quo … preoccupied with reproducing itself.”

Feb 9, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Emerging Markets

12-year study looks at effects of universal basic income

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$25 million will be given to participants, with no strings attached.

Jan 30, 2018
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Ideas Made to Matter Knowledge Management

9 new business insights from MIT Sloan Management Review

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How employees can avoid becoming commodities, and more from the magazine.

Oct 19, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Ethics

In era of ethical crisis, time for a venture capital Hippocratic oath?

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Fake news, pizza apps take heat at MIT conference.

Feb 13, 2017
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Ideas Made to Matter Ethics

The tools for engineering the human race are here. But should we use them? 

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At Future of People conference, debate on gene drives cautions responsibility, draws comparisons to eugenics.

Dec 8, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Ethics

Haymakers for Hope pits amateur boxers against cancer

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Nonprofit cofounded by MIT Sloan alumnus has raised nearly $5 million for cancer charities.

Jun 6, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Consumer products

Boston-based corporation showcases homeless artists

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MBA student and his sister create company offering sales channel and share of profits

Mar 2, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Diversity

Advocating for diversity: A Q&A with MBA student Ellen Rice Staten

The co-president of the MIT Black Graduate Student Association is on a mission to create healthier and more collaborative educational and working environments for MIT

Feb 24, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Government

The perils of building democracy in Africa 

Can a get-out-the-vote effort decrease voter trust? A new study from Kenya says "yes."

Jan 21, 2016
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Ideas Made to Matter Supply chain

Can socially conscious investing save the world’s fisheries?

MBA student helps design detailed blueprints addressing fisheries management

Jan 4, 2016
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