#308      33 min 07 sec
When win-win lost: Big business and the myth of Corporate Social Responsibility

Prof Peter Fleming

Business ethicist Prof Peter Fleming critically examines the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and concludes, that in practice, CSR is tragically compromised. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.

#307      34 min 04 sec
Firm hand: Corporations and their behaviour in conflict zones

Assoc Prof Virginia Haufler

Political scientist Assoc Prof Virginia Haufler explains how business corporations can reduce the negative impact of their presence, and even build resilience, in the conflict-affected communities and countries in which they operate. Presented by Lynne Haultain.

#306      24 min 10 sec
Organs on a chip: How 3D models of living tissue are changing biomedical research

Prof Donald Ingber

Bioengineer Prof Donald Ingber discusses how three-dimensional models of living human organs can advance our understanding of human physiology in ways that animal models can’t. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.