Open company data on the rise: featuring G8, World Bank, EITI…

This month has been a good month for open corporate data, with a number of significant developments, all of them positive, and OpenCorporates is proud to have played a significant part in many of them. First, and perhaps most exciting for us has been the launch of the Open Company Data Index, supported by the World Bank … Continue reading Open company data on the rise: featuring G8, World Bank, EITI…

Announcing the OpenCorporates Advisory Board… governance with teeth

Right from the word go, we wanted OpenCorporates to be a different kind of organisation, and we had three core goals we wanted to achieve. First, we wanted it to have as its central mission the opening of company data for the public good. Second, we wanted it to be sustainable, not dependent on the vagaries … Continue reading Announcing the OpenCorporates Advisory Board… governance with teeth

The OpenCorporates principles: What we do and how we do it

From the beginning it's been our goal that OpenCorporates isn't just another business data service. We've got no interest in being a more modern Bloomberg or Dun & Bradstreet – the goal here is not improve on what they do, but to use open data to transform society's ability to understand, to map out, and influence the … Continue reading The OpenCorporates principles: What we do and how we do it