Every now and then, CEOs talk about the unconditional basic income. However, Siemens’ Joe Keaser campaigning for the idea, is new. Discussing at the business leaders’ summit of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Kaeser called for social safeguards for people effected by the digital transformation. Among the supporters of the idea was also Chris Boos, CEO of Arago, who said that an unconditional basic income may pave the way for transforming the society in a socially acceptable manner.
Süddeutsche Zeitung, Issue 269, 21 November 2016, Page 19