Examination of technological development cannot neglect a broad spectrum of technology’s impact on economy, society and environment; evaluating technology only through the lens of GDP or market capitalization of tech companies is untenable.
Ethical innovations should improve the conditions of human life and reduce the external costs in society and environment.
Eethical framing of technologies cannot ignore questions about their goals and use with regard to individual and social development.
It concerns technology’s impact on the public sphere and a need for a civic engagement to properly shape the future of technology.
With regard to technology trustworthiness means being lawful, ethical and robust (in technical and social terms).
It covers not only principles and values but also law, economy, culture and society. It’s both the responsibility of engineers as well as business people, decision makers and regular users.
The concept of sustainable development underlines the interdependence between economy, society and environment in the global development context. It is also crucial in terms of technology’s impact assessment.
Enveloping technology means defining boundaries in which it can be used without a risk of causing harm to its surroundings.
Inclusion of values in a technological context means taking ethical perspective during the design, implementation and use of technology as well as wide participation of different stakeholders.
Developmental strategies should be aimed at integrity, and cover the individual, family and communal areas as well as the educational, professional and cultural ones.