How Venture Capital Can Approach ESG

December 3, 2021 12:16 pm

Edward Tufte of Yale, one of the fathers of information design and data visualization, noted that “there are only two industries that call their customers ‘users’: illegal drugs and software.” His insight is especially troubling for the venture capital (VC) industry, which is the main bloodstream of financial investment into software innovation. VC is also the main “culprit” behind “The Social Dilemma” described in the aptly named Netflix documentary featuring Tufte’s quote.

How Venture Capital Can Approach ESG (forbes.com)