Everything we do at Yoti is with our social purpose in mind. From developing our products to driving regulatory change, we’re always thinking about the challenges we can help solve. This series looks at how our products could meaningfully benefit individual people and wider society. This article focuses on our age assurance solutions, which include facial age estimation, reusable Digital IDs and age verification with a document. Keeping children away from inappropriate content online It is becoming increasingly easy for young people to access the internet. Therefore it’s vital that young people can only access age-appropriate content. Unfortunately, many
At Yoti, social purpose is at the heart of everything we do. When we create new products, we try to think of the social challenges that our technology could help tackle. In this case, that’s helping people prove who they are, safely and securely. This series explores the potential of our products to meaningfully help individual users and wider society. This article focuses on the everyday problems that Digital IDs can help to solve. What can you use a Digital ID for? You need an identity, or some way of proving who you are, to access a variety of
Yoti, via the Yoti Foundation, are delighted to announce our support of RIVET, a nonprofit organisation funding and amplifying social change projects led by young people all over the world. RIVET brings together young people, NGOs and influencers to finance projects led by young people tackling everything from food insecurity in rural areas to systemic gender bias in their communities. RIVET support projects in 5 key areas: Environmental Sustainability Poverty Reduction Education Health and Wellbeing Inclusion To date, RIVET has funded over 1,000 projects in 66 countries, impacting over 260,000 people. They are an organisation that align closely with our
Our Identity Verification solution has achieved Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 Level A and Level AA for accessibility. This is a huge milestone for us as one of our founding principles is to ‘make Yoti available to anyone’. WCAG 2.2 Level A and Level AA WCAG’s framework is used as a benchmark for accessibility regulations around the world. To achieve WCAG 2.2, we had to meet all A and AA criteria. Level A conformance requirements prohibit elements that make the product inaccessible. If products don’t meet Level A criteria, they’re almost impossible for people with disabilities to use.
What’s a B Corp? B Corporations (or B Corps) are leaders in the global movement for an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy. The ‘B’ in B Corp stands for ‘benefit’. As such, B Corps must continually seek out ways to benefit all people, communities and the planet. B Corps work to transform the way that business is done. Instead of focusing solely on making money, B Corps look to balance profit with purpose. When did it all begin? Our journey to becoming a B Corp started back when our business was formed in 2014. We achieved B Corp
A few years ago, we realised that for those not within the field, the world of digital identity is a bit of an enigma. Then we realised that we’re in as good a position as any to do something about that. So we went about researching, collaborating and creating something that we hope will help: our Digital Identity Toolkit. What is the Digital Identity Toolkit? This Toolkit is a collection of everything you need to know about digital identity. We’ve covered topics from identity basics to examples of how digital identity is used in the real world. Though digital