How can AI be used as a force for positive change?
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.
At Avatars.fyi, we believe that AI can be used as a force for positive change, which is why we donate 1% of all profits to organizations using AI as a force for good. The first organization we partnered with is AI for Good, which was founded in 2015 by a team of Machine Learning and Social Science Researchers in the US and Europe. AI for Good is headquartered in Berkeley, California with an international network of core team members, partners and volunteers supporting our work. Here are the five pillars of their work: