OpenCorporates is proud to announce our latest feature, global industry codes! While we’ve long collected data for industry codes for a number of jurisdictions (including the UK, France, Norway, even a few US states), we recently finished mapping multiple industry codes to the UN’s international standard for such codes, ISIC (Revision 4).
We live in a corporate world – companies are involved with everything we do, yet the disparity between the availability of personal and company information is striking. We see the timeline of significant (and not so significant) events of our friends in social network feeds every day. Yet it’s extraordinarily difficult to do the same for the companies that we work for, buy from, do business with, help craft our laws via lobbying, and generally influence our lives in multiple ways.
Hello. Tell us about who you are & what your role is at OpenCorporates. I’ve joined the OpenCorporates team as an Account Manager. I will be working to support and grow OpenCorporates corporate clients to support the public mission of the organisation as much as possible. I’ve spent the last 5-6 years working in Open … Continue reading Meet Jade
With new members joining OpenCorporates and the wider open data community, we get many requests for suggested reading. So, we’ve created a very long reading list and divided it into themes - we’ll share this bit by bit in the coming weeks. But this is also a work in progress, and a call for contributions; … Continue reading Reading List: Data Journalism
Hi! I’m Mollie, I recently joined OpenCorporates as Community Organiser. My role is to support our users, and ensure they are able to make as much of an impact as possible with our data. I might have been in touch with you already, but if you have any questions, or just want to say hi, you can contact me here.
OpenCorporates has always been about providing a better understanding of the corporate world, so it’s essential that we can talk about companies in terms that most people already know.
We're constantly carrying out work that helps improve & enhance our company data. Some of our recent small changes don't warrant a full blog post, so here's a list of some newsworthy updates that we've made recently.