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Ethical Futurist

Ethical Futurist

    • Award-Winning Experts On A Mission To Help People And Organizations Think And Act More Ethically And Sustainably
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In Person-Fee 🛈

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

United Kingdom

THE ETHICAL FUTURISTS | Showreel

THE ETHICAL FUTURISTS | Showreel

Ethical Futurist Speaker Biography


Alison Burns and James Taylor are The Ethical Futurist™, award-winning experts, keynote speakers, and corporate advisors on a mission to help people and organizations think and act more ethically and sustainably. Alison Burns LL.B Dip LP NP FRSA, is an award-winning performer, keynote speaker, and expert in business ethics, sustainability, and ethical leadership. For over 30 years, she has been a trailblazer in the fields of engineering, entertainment, technology, and the law. Today as an Ethical Futurist™ she helps organizations and individuals think and act more ethically through her entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches on sustainability, environment, future trends, diversity, inclusion, and the ethical implications of technology. James Taylor MBA FRSA - who started his career managing high-profile rock stars - is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity, innovation, and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEOs, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers, and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential and increase productivity.

ETHICAL FUTURISM™: SUSTAINABILITY, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS
Topics: Trends, Leadership, Future of Work, Sustainability, Environment, Ethics, Diversity
Perfect for: Global Conferences, Client-Facing Events, Corporate Meetings, Women Leadership Events

How we do business is evolving as we face a climate and sustainability crisis. Meanwhile, workplaces are transforming through diversity and inclusion. Industries are being disrupted by artificial intelligence and robotics. The future depends on what we do in the present but it depends on making the right choices.

The Ethical Futurists™ is a unique pairing of two of today’s leading thinkers; Alison Burns and James Taylor. In their inspiring, entertaining, and highly visual co-keynote, they will take you on a journey to discover how the world’s most ethical companies are transforming their industries and achieving sustainable growth.

Alison Burns is an award-winning performer, keynote speaker, and expert in business ethics, sustainability, and ethical leadership. For over 30 years, she has been a trailblazer in the fields of engineering, entertainment, technology, and the law. Today as an Ethical Futurist™ she helps organizations and individuals think and act more ethically through her entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches on sustainability, environment, future trends, diversity, inclusion, and the ethical implications of technology. James Taylor - who started his career managing high-profile rock stars - is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity, innovation, and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEOs, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers, and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential and increase productivity.

Whether you’re striving to develop an inclusive culture based on diversity and collaboration, or searching for insights from the world's most ethical and sustainable organizations, The Ethical Futurists™ can help you on that transformation. Today consumers want to buy from brands that align with their values. Talent wants to work for organizations that do the right thing. Purpose-driven companies want to do well but also do good. The success of your organization relies on you being an ethical leader. Inspiring and motivating your people on how we can all do well by doing good.

Your audience will learn:

● Why ethics are increasingly important from the boardroom to the customer.
● The link between sustainability, business ethics, company culture, and trust.
● How to develop and implement technological change in an ethical way.
● What leaders are doing to embed ethics into their businesses.
● How to develop your own Ethical Purpose Statement™ to make a positive impact in the world.

[VIRTUAL EMCEES OR HOSTS]
With more conferences going online the top virtual MCs and hosts have never been more in-demand but selecting the right one can be a challenge.

Done well, virtual meetings and events can be a highly effective way to inspire, educate and entertain your employees, clients, and partners. However, too many virtual events are dull and deliver a low return on your investment in terms of time and money.

Why not invite top virtual emcees and hosts Alison Burns & James Taylor (AKA The Ethical Futurists™) to co-host your virtual event. Alison Burns has hosted for broadcasters including the BBC and Channel 4, as well as acting as MC and host for both live in-person and virtual events. Meanwhile, James Taylor has acted as a virtual emcee for global clients including Cisco, Globant, Fractal Analytics, Micro Focus, and multiple event production companies.

Together they have hosted intimate virtual events for 50 people all the way through to large multi-speaker virtual and hybrid conferences for tens of thousands.

The experienced choice for:

● Virtual Conferences and Summits
● Virtual Fireside Chats
● Virtual Panel Moderation

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