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What to take away from the 2018 New Zealand Ethical Fashion Guide

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What to take away from the 2018 New Zealand Ethical Fashion Guide

The 2018 Ethical Fashion Guide by Tearfund has shown Kiwis how some of our most trusted brands have performed when put under the microscope. A lot of the brands within New Zealand performed well and had good results, yet some scored lower than expected. So, what do the grades reflect, and what should we take from the study?

The bots are coming

Putting AI and ethics in the same sentence can make anyone who’s watched an episode of Westworld or Black Mirror squeamish, as is the friction that comes with humans and futuristic tech. But as someone who’s at the forefront of international AI developments, Microsoft’s global AI leader David Heiner says there are many initiatives underway to ensure ethical disasters don’t play out. And he says the social good AI can do for humanity should get more airtime, too.

Pitch Circus

Coffee pods used in handy coffee machines are taking hundreds of years to decompose. This prompted university students Josh Cole and Jayden Klinac to start up The Honest Coffee Company that sells biodegradeable coffee pods.