Here we feature tech solutions and investing approaches that are designed with client privacy & protection in mind, and serve to improve our social fabric.
07/2021- Shopify Inc. became Canada’s most valuable publicly traded company during the pandemic, but some people still confuse it with Spotify. (Hint: Shopify provides online software used by merchants to sell their goods and manage their operations.) Test your knowledge of Canada’s leading tech company:
As the US, Europe and Australia increase their legislative & judicial pressure on Big Tech, why are investment managers, especially impact investing professionals, not being clear about the governance risk and divesting from Big Tech ? Are Impact fund managers acomplices to stealing data, taxes, lives and democracies ? ESG or Impact investing is all the rage these days, all over the world....
While we migrate posts from our members to this new site, you can find articles from Caroline Isautier on educating, designing and using tech for the good of our societies & individual freedoms here on Medium. Many Big Tech companies ( Google- Amazon- Facebook) refuse to pay their share of country taxes
Kids & teens’ mental health & development at stake with Canadian schools adopting distance learning well
What’s at stake, if teacher unions remain opposed to synchronous learning and governments like the one in Ontario focus on the number of video sessions a teacher must hold each day, as a replacement for research-based efficient elearning techniques? Simply a cohort of students ‘ mental health and intellectual capabilities. And down the line, what is at stake are increased inequalities among youth and a loss of sovereignty for Canada, when private foreign online players persuade parents who can afford it to sign up to their online learning programs for their kids.
The uncertainty inherent in the evolution and development of technology creates the opportunity for all stakeholders to integrate the wisdom and lessons learned from history, philosophy and literature to ensure ethical decision making as the future unfolds. After studying national and global data from research conducted by Deloitte and IPSOS, and hosting open discussions through workshops and open-forums, the first iteration of a Tech for Good Declaration was crafted.
From digital marketing to digital citizenship
Canada Research Chair on Youth
Venture Partner, Matr Ventures, privacy and marketing expert