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Technology has no overall purpose on its own; its effects are driven by human choices and actions. This collection of articles and interviews aims at exploring ways in which new technologies can actually enhance welfare and soften disruptive transitions, examining the impact of technology on business and society.

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Tech for Good: Helping the United Kingdom improve lives and livelihoods

– In the United Kingdom, the Tech for Good movement has been gaining momentum in recent years and has the potential to accelerate and build on the wave of solidarity we are seeing emerge across society.

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Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

‘Tech for Good’: Using technology to smooth disruption and improve well-being

– Focusing on innovation, skills, and labor fluidity will be keys to good social outcomes of technology adoption.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Tech for the greater good

– Can advanced technologies like AI improve the well-being of humans? Only if we more carefully manage its deployment, and its effects... on human labor.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Can artificial intelligence help society as much as it helps business?

– The answer is yes—but only if leaders start embracing technological social responsibility (TSR) as a new business imperative... for the AI era.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Tackling bias in artificial intelligence (and in humans)

– AI has the potential to help humans make fairer decisions—but only if we carefully work toward fairness in AI systems as... well.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth

– New research by the McKinsey Global Institute shows how good digital ID is a new frontier in value creation for individuals and... institutions around the world.
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From tracking poachers to boosting donations, AI works for social good

– Michael Chui answers questions from our social media audience about how artificial intelligence (AI) is helping social good organizations.