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At WEDF we firmly believe that it is only through active collaboration that we have any hope of tackling the challenges around the ethics of technology and information.

We therefore work with and facilitate ongoing collaboration between companies, institutions, governments, civil society, and experts across the globe. We are extremely proud to be able to support and strengthen the work of our partners, and very grateful for their generous support of our own.

Our Partners & Sponsors

Ford Foundation
One of the world's leading social justice and innovation for good supporters, providing visionary organisations with the tools to succeed.
Mozilla
Innovative tech developers prioritising accessibility and healthy internet practices.
Tor Project
Tor's mission is to advance human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy technologies, supporting their unrestricted availability and use, and furthering their scientific and popular understanding.
Matrix
Providing free end-to-end encrypted messaging and collaborative working spaces.
Swarm
Swarm is a decentralised storage and communication system for a sovereign digital society.
Shutterstock
World leading audio and visual content asset licensing service.
Proton
All in one mail, calendar, drive and VPN service for secure private communication.
Ecosia
Eco-conscious search engine with a moral focus.
Pen America
PEN America is celebrating 100 years of defending the right to write.
element.io
Providing free end-to-end encrypted messaging and collaborative working spaces.
IVAI
An AI platform featuringr high-quality data, real-time insights, trend discovery, and important anomalies.
GNOME
Creators of the GNOME Project, GTK, Flatpak, and other open source technologies.
Fairphone
Environmentally conscious and sustainable mobile phone manufacturing.
Session
Session is a private messenger offering privacy, anonymity, and security.
Fair Data Society
Fair Data Society is an initiative for decentralized self-sovereign data commons.
Panther
Panther is an interoperable end-to-end privacy protocol, engineered to lead th way in DeFi and Web3 privacy.
Datafund
Transforming data into assets on fair data principles.
Soax
Providing the most reliable residential proxy service offering genuine, whitelisted IPv4 addresses from all over the world.
OpenUK
UK organisation to champion open technology and open source.
The Social Dilemma
Creators of The Social Dilemma, the hit Netflix documentary.
Artists at Risk Connection
Artists take risks for all of us. Explore a global network that’s ready to help.
Fair Cobalt Alliance
The Fair Cobalt Alliance, created in August 2020, is an action platform initiated to coordinate, support and scale local initiatives aimed at the betterment of the ASM sector in line with four distinct workstreams: 1) Enabling safe and dignified working conditions, 2) Child labour remediation, 3) Raising worker incomes, 4) Achieving market acceptance of Fair ASM Cobalt.
The Impact Facility
Co-founded in 2018 by TDi Sustainability and Fairphone, The Impact Facility (TIF) is a UK-based social enterprise and impact investment fund with a growing footprint in East and Central Africa.
OPTF
The OPTF is a not-for-profit which supports and builds secure, privacy-enhancing technologies such as the Session messaging app.
Big Brother Watch
Reclaiming privacy. Defending freedom.
Endless OS Foundation
Providing OS and technology access solutions to a global audience.
Mixcloud
Audio culture and music streaming service.
World Institute on Disability
The World Institute on Disability (WID) advances the inclusion, rights and justice of people with disabilities with the design and delivery of whole community solutions.
Rewire
Rewire is a startup building socially responsible AI for stopping toxic online content.
Earth Species Project
We are an open-source collaborative and nonprofit dedicated to decoding non-human language. We believe that an understanding of non-human languages will change our ecological impact on this planet.
Tech Cabal
Leading Africa's tech conversation, providing news that matters.
Women in AI
Nonprofit do-tank championing inclusive AI.
Line group
Line Group is a fiduciary services company based in Gibraltar, managing billions in trust assets, and providing accountancy and advisory services to a global customer base.
R2 Labs
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Data Visualization Society
The Data Visualization Society is a tool-agnostic community to share knowledge, resources, and inspiration that pushes our industry to be more inclusive and engaged in making knowledge more accessible through visualization.
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
El Instituto de Ingeniería Matemática y Computacional (IMC) de la Universidad Católica, dirigido actualmente por el profesor Pablo Barceló, es una iniciativa interdisciplinaria de la Facultad de Matemáticas UC y la Escuela de Ingeniería UC.
MobileCoin
MobileCoin makes global payments inexpensive, secure and fast. MobileCoin uses an encrypted blockchain to give you a new and revolutionary way to move your money for global and local payments.

Worked With

Africa tech festival
Africa's premier tech festival.
UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
BSI
The British Standards Institution is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.
Maastricht University
One of the leading research and teaching universities in Europe.
London Tech Week
The UK's leading technology festival with over 20,000 participants annually.
Lloyd's Register Foundation
Lloyd’s Register Foundation is an independent global charity with a unique structure and an important mission: engineering a safer world.
JRC
The Joint Research Centre is the Commission's science and knowledge service.
ISO
International Organisation for Standardisation co-ordinating standards worldwide.
GMIS
GMIS is the converging point for all stakeholders who drive the world of manufacturing towards future prosperity through discussions, debates and knowledge exchange – envisioning what is to come and how to attain it.
IEEE TechEthics
IEEE TechEthics is an IEEE program that drives conversation, debate and discussion on the ethical and societal impacts of technology. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.