Show me the money: How OpenCorporates’ data helps Trase Finance shine a light on who finances deforestation

Tropical rainforest deforestation has a damaging impact on biodiversity and the climate. Whilst this is well known, what isn’t so well understood is who finances the activities, directly or indirectly, that lead to deforestation. That’s why Trase Finance has been created. The newly created tool aims to bring unprecedented transparency to the hundreds of billions … Continue reading Show me the money: How OpenCorporates’ data helps Trase Finance shine a light on who finances deforestation

Launching “Map the Banks” campaign to map the global financial industry

Today, we are happy to announce the launch of our latest campaign: Map the Banks - possibly first ever global sprint to scrape a single class of data from every jurisdiction in the world. For this campaign, we are focussing on how the financial industry is licenced to operate. The financial crisis cost the world … Continue reading Launching “Map the Banks” campaign to map the global financial industry