We value human dignity, social security and the environment. That's why we build quality products that respect the users, give them joy and are built to last. We believe that work should bring fulfillment and that workers should participate in fruits of their labor.
What concerns us is extreme and growing inequality, destruction of the environment, polarization of opinions and erosion of political dialog.
Technology should enable access to information, facilitate meaningful dialog, help people make responsible choices for their health, communities and the environment, and reduce waste in terms of energy, human effort and materials.
Learn more about digital ethics and join our discussions at Ethical Software Garden.
What's the plan
We want to create a European cooperative of like-minded IT professionals, including software developers, designers, mechanical and electrical engineers, writers and artists and develop high quality products that reflect our values and respect the rights of their users.
We are for profit and intend to distribute profit among the members of the coop. We intend to create a business framework that allows us to work in the spirit of the free software movement.
We want this cooperative to be big, to enable as many people as possible to work in a happy and frustration-free environment. However, we understand that we need to grow it intentionally to nurture the values and culture outlined above.
These are not easy constraints to solve and we don't have all the answer yet. We are and will always remain engaged in dialog both within the coop and with partners to find the right solutions.