Microsoft AI principles

Designing AI to be trustworthy requires creating solutions that reflect ethical principles that are deeply rooted in important and timeless values. Learn how we are putting these principles into practice at Microsoft.

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AI systems should treat all people fairly


AI systems should empower everyone and engage people

Reliability & Safety

AI systems should perform reliably and safely


AI systems should be understandable

Privacy & Security

AI systems should be secure and respect privacy


AI systems should have algorithmic accountability

Guidelines for responsible bots

Conversational AI bots must be designed in a way that they earn the trust of others. Learn the principles to building bots that create confidence in your company and services.

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Microsoft AI is driving innovation

Discover how we are applying our AI principles to create solutions.

AI collaborations

We partner with the best and brightest to advance the industry and society.