The Global Data Responsibility Imperative

This guide provides organizations with key principles for responsible data use as well as how to approach data from individuals.

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October 23, 2019


This guide presents a vision for how data can be leveraged responsibly and securely to drive relevant benefits for individuals and society. It posits that individuals hold certain data rights and explains why data responsibility is a business and moral imperative. It proposes a model framework for how organizations could approach personal information and lays out principles to guide organizations’ data practices. This resource also characterizes the critical role data has in driving inclusive economic growth across the globe. It emphasizes that innovation is critical to business success, but not at the expense of the ethical use of data.

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