It encourages you to ask important questions about projects that use data, and reflect on the responses. These might be:
- What is your primary purpose for using data in this project?
- Who could be negatively affected by this project?
The Data Ethics Canvas provides a framework to develop ethical guidance that suits any context, whatever the project’s size or scope.
Why has this document been added to the GHA Knowledge Base?
The Data Ethics Canvas framework was featured by William Box, Founder, Carnego Systems at a BPN/GHA webinar on 11th July 2023 – ‘People and their data – ethics and engagement of building performance evaluation‘.