Over the last two years, several ethics codes and principles for the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have emerged. This article provides an overview of the most important ones.
This overview provides an impression of all parties that have committed themselves to formulating and underwriting certain guidelines for the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI). We looked at statements, declarations, guidelines, and codes regarding ethics and AI.
This overview focuses on Europe and the United States. This overview does not incorporate publications or links to initiatives, conferences, alliances, and research groups that contribute to the broadening and deepening of societal and ethical dilemmas concerning AI.
AI-codes and -principles stemming from industry
Jun 2018: Artificial Intelligence at Google: Our Principles
Jan 2019: Perspectives on Issues in AI Governance
Okt 2017: Data Responsibility @ IBM
Sep 2018: Ethics for Artificial Intelligence: a practical guide for designers & developers
Okt 2018: AI principles of Telefonica
Jan 2018: The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society
Sept 2018: SAP’s Guiding Principles for Artificial Intelligence
- Association for Computing Machinery US Public Policy Council (USACM)
Jan 2017: Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability
Jun 2018: ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Dec 2017: Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
- Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)
Okt 2017: AI Policy Principles
AI-codes and -principles stemming from partnerships between science, industry, and NGOs.
- Partnership on AI
Sept 2016: Tenets
- Future of Life Institute
Jan 2017: Asilomar AI Principles
- University of Montreal - Forum on the socially responsible Development of AI:
Nov 2017: The Montreal Declaration for a Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence: a participatory process
AI-codes and -principles stemming from NGOs.
- UNI Global Union
Dec 2017: Top Ten Principles for Ethical AI
- Amnesty International and Access Now
Mei 2018: The Toronto Declaration: Protecting the right to equality and non-discrimination in machine learning systems
- The Public Voice
Okt 2018: Universal Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence
AI-codes and -principles stemming from politics and governance.
- UK House of Lords
Apr 2018: AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?
- Cédric Villani, Mathematician and Member of the French Parliament
Mrt 2018: For a meaningful artificial intelligence: towards a French and European strategy
- European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies
Mrt 2018: Statement on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and ‘Autonomous’ Systems
- European Commission, AI HLEG
Dec 2018: Draft Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI
- International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
Mei 2018: AI for Good Global Summit
- World government Summit 2018 (Dubai)
Feb 2018: Summary report 2018 (AI)