RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY – Ethics by Design: An organizational approach to responsible use of technology (WEF)

Ethics by Design: An organizational approach to the responsible use of technology integrates key insights from psychology and behavioural economics with findings from market research and interviews with leaders of international organizations. It aims to help shape organizational design decisions to prompt better and more routine ethical behaviours. The report promotes an approach that focuses on the environments that can lead ordinary people to engage in more ethical behaviours rather than relying solely on their personal character. The report outlines steps and recommendations for organizational design that have proven to be more effective than conventional approaches such as compliance training and financial compensation.