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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

Linux Foundation
Linux Foundation
Linux Foundation AI & Data
Linux Foundation AI & Data
The PyTorch Foundation is a neutral home for the deep learning community to collaborate on the open source PyTorch framework and ecosystem.
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.
Providing free end-to-end encrypted messaging and collaborative working spaces.
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.
Swarm is a decentralised storage and communication system for a sovereign digital society.
World leading audio and visual content asset licensing service.
All in one mail, calendar, drive and VPN service for secure private communication.
Eco-conscious search engine with a moral focus.
Pen America
PEN America is celebrating 100 years of defending the right to write.
Providing free end-to-end encrypted messaging and collaborative working spaces.
An AI platform featuringr high-quality data, real-time insights, trend discovery, and important anomalies.
Creators of the GNOME Project, GTK, Flatpak, and other open source technologies.
Snowstorm - Internet freedom for all
Environmentally conscious and sustainable mobile phone manufacturing.
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.
Transforming data into assets on fair data principles.
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.
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.
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 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
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.

Worked With

Africa tech festival
Africa's premier tech festival.
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
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.
The Joint Research Centre is the Commission's science and knowledge service.
International Organisation for Standardisation co-ordinating standards worldwide.
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.