How to apply AI to support transitioning to more effective sustainable practices and implementing a strong circular economy?
Artificial Intelligence is rapidly developing and is advancing the technological frontier in a wide range of economic sectors, from e-commerce to healthcare, finance, education and public services. On the one hand, AI can bring solutions to many societal challenges such as treating diseases and sustainable development whilst overall boosting the economy. On the other hand, discrimination, unemployment and democratic processes are potentially at risk. Socio-economic, legal and ethical impacts have to be carefully addressed. Artificial Intelligence can be programmed for any use, how then to apply artificial intelligence to support reaching pressing goals such as transitioning to more effective sustainable practices and implementing a strong circular economy?