Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

8 startup ideas for environmental impact

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The 2022 MIT Sustainability Conference featured clean innovation for power plants, transportation systems, supply chain platforms, and more.

Oct 3, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Labor

4 ways to respond when workers want to organize

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MIT Sloan’s Thomas Kochan shares insights and actions to help executives better understand the employee organization landscape.

Sep 29, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Finance

MIT Sloan research on finance and investing

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As markets churn, ground your investing decisions with insights on mutual funds, options markets, target date funds, fintech, DeFi, and more.

Sep 28, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

New courses at MIT Sloan include ‘Pursuing happiness’

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Before it’s in the boardroom, it’s on the syllabus at MIT Sloan — including a new course on pursuing a meaningful life.

Sep 27, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

To boost innovation, think ‘around the box’

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Mining equipment company Epiroc stays relevant by adding valuable features to existing products.

Sep 26, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Artificial Intelligence

Why companies need artificial intelligence explainability

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Four reasons stakeholders don’t trust AI systems, and how companies can overcome them.

Sep 21, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

How an algorithm solves Wordle

With the starting word SALET, a computer model built by MIT researchers solves the word game with an average of 3.4 guesses.

Sep 20, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

From The Bias Cut: More female representation in boardrooms, STEM

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Boardrooms, conference panels, digital health, and more. Here are areas where women say they are seeing more representation.

Sep 19, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Innovation

Face-to-face interactions increase innovation in Silicon Valley

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What’s missing when employees work from home? Face-to-face interactions that lead to knowledge spillovers — and new patent filings.

Sep 15, 2022
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Ideas Made to Matter Social Media

Study: Social media linked to decline in mental health

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Researchers found a significant link between the presence of Facebook and increases in anxiety and depression among college students.

Sep 14, 2022
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