• The Locus Charter

    The Locus Charter is a proposed set of common international principles to support ethical and responsible practice when using location data. Click the Details button for more information.

  • Providing accessible resources and information for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and innovators regarding geospatial technologies and data sources that continuously reshape our society.


    Following a year of research and fieldwork, the inaugural class of EthicalGEO Fellows have presented the results of their projects at the intersection of ethics and geospatial technology.



    Location Tech Task Force

    Location Tech Task Force

    Leading the conversation on the ethical impacts of geospatial technology and location tracking during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, in partnership with the Henry Luce Foundation.


    Locus Charter

    Developing an international set of principles and guidance for the ethical use of location data.


    EthicalGEO Fellows

    Supporting research at the intersection of ethics and geospatial sciences, in partnership with Omidyar Network.


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