Aligning value with values
Ethics strategy consulting for decision makers in tech and finance.
At the intersection of technology, society and the environment, companies are often confronted with ethical questions.
The challenge is to find credible answers to these questions without losing sight of business reality.
That’s my job.
I help decision-makers in tech and finance to align their business strategy with ethics. I offer orientation in the thicket of opportunities and risks and translate complex issues into a language geared to the target group. By doing so, I strengthen the credibility and the trust between organizations and their stakeholders.
I empower my clients to be perceived as credible and effective actors in ethical issues in their core business.
As a sought-after expert, I am regularly invited for interviews, web shows and podcasts. From Swiss television to ELLE Singapore, from the e-commerce conference of Swiss Post to the UNESCO Forum: I have a global and multimedia presence. In addition, I also write my own articles.
Below you see a selection of interviews, podcasts, web shows and my own articles on all my topics. Make your choice with the hashtags. You can find the complete overview here.
Brazilian AI lab Kunumi invited me to their Volume Podacst, which is dedicated to “reframing the present for a reimagined future”. Filipe Forattini challenged me to reflect on how I became who I am today. Here is a summary of what I said: I was a primary school feminist protesting against handicraft lessons for girls, became a rebellious anticapitalist teenager in high school, got very bored as a business administration student in the 1990ies, hid away in the academic ivory tower… But eventually I have become less black and white-thinking and managed to make my ‘exaggerated sense of justice’ my
The Montreal AI Ethics Institute interviewed me, along with my ForHumanity colleagues Merve Hickok and Ryan Carrier, about our thoughts on teaching AI and ethics. I recommend keeping AI ethics as applied as possible and inspiring people to think about what that means for their own work experience.
In the year 2021, after countless shitstorms about privacy violations, after Cambridge Analytica, at the same time as people leave Whatsapp because they disagree with their new privacy, Clubhouse comes to Europe with a business model that disregards any legal and ethical considerations, and they are successful.
In 2017 I visited various NGO projects in Bangladesh and India in my role at the time as a board member of the Buchi Foundation. Upon return to Switzerland I wrote a piece on one of the projects together with Md Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal, who was field coordinator of HELVETAS at the time. The article was originally published in the Bangladesh newspaper Daily Sun on February 7, 2018. Rainwater Harvesting: Path to Gain SDG 6 Clean water is a cornerstone of sustainable development. The Sustainable Development Goals address this issue in their goal number 6, which aims to: “Ensure availability
My clients choose me because I make ethics tangible and understandable. They appreciate my ability to get to the heart of complex issues and my commitment to meeting their specific needs in every case.
I do not offer standardized solutions. I work out what is right and creates value for you and your stakeholders.
As a 1-person company, Baur Consulting has transparent structures and no vested interests.
I combine analytical rigour, academically trained, and conceptual strength with strong communication skills. This enables me to present the results of my work in a comprehensible and convincing manner.
I deal with your mandates single-handedly, with strong commitment and I engage in regular personal exchange.
Value strategy for players in the financial industry. Advising investors and other actors in the financial industry on sustainable investments.
Advising companies on integrating ethics in the design, promotion and deployment of new technologies.
Dr. Dorothea Baur
Dorothea Baur is a consultant, international expert, speaker and lecturer with many years of experience and excellent qualifications. She puts her finger on sore points, identifies blind spots and shows how ethics can be credibly and effectively integrated into business. She impresses with authenticity and the courage to engage in controversy. She gets to the heart of things. Dorothea Baur has a solid academic background with a PhD from the University of St. Gallen as well as research and teaching experience at leading European business schools.