Core Values

Core values that guide SharedGeo’s everyday operations as a nonprofit:

  • Transparency,
  • Accountability,
  • Support of the public good, and
  • Excellence in the performance of corporate duties.

┬áCore values that guide SharedGeo’s technical development efforts:

  • Those who create the data and know it best should be the data sources; enable them to share their knowledge while still being responsible for maintenance.
  • Build flexible solutions that can be used to address specific problems, but that also contribute to a re-usable toolkit that others can use free of charge.
  • Use Open Source software whenever it provides the best solution.