There is a great deal of anxiety about the rise of so-called robot workers, programmed to do all of the work needed, rendering us human workers obsolete. And not without reason: One grim figure in this conversation is an estimate that 47 percent of workers in the U.S. are now at risk of automation.
But will the coming technological shifts create jobs too? And will those jobs be good ones? That’s the focus of a recent report by BSR, a non-profit that works with over 250 companies on sustainability.