McKinsey Global Institute has collected around 160 cases of AI being used for social good and identified potential uses for the non-commercial benefit of society. The Institute sees considerable potential for AI to make a significant difference.
While AI’s potential to make a real difference exists, realizing that potential will require a very considerable scaling up of its uses for social good. Only about one-third of the cases in our library are being applied in the field today and, even then, many remain small-scale tests. […]