Throughout my life, my father and greatest mentor always said, “Treat others as you would like to be treated.” To this day, he continues to show me the way through his example. […] His Golden Rule is not something new or only known to him: It has been the bedrock of humanity for over 3,000 years, and can be found in the most successful cultures and religions. It has been cited throughout the ages by leaders and philosophers as the guiding principle of human interaction. The same Golden Rule also supports the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): treat others and the planet as you wish to be treated.
Technology is at a point where it could potentially solve the world’s biggest problems, but for that to happen more entrepreneurs will need to make moon shots. Al Gore, a politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice-President of the United States, is scheduled to speak at Slush about the need for entrepreneurs to help solve climate change. Executives at Bayer Foundations, a branch of Germany’s global drug and agriculture company that focuses on frontier science, social pioneers and startups with impactful tech innovations, will use their time at Slush to search for startups with technologies that will impact hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people across the globe.