Tag: Global Witness

New White Paper: How open company data was used to uncover the powerful elite benefiting from Myanmar’s multi-billion dollar jade industry

Today, we’re pleased to release a white paper on how OpenCorporates data was used to uncover the powerful elite benefiting from Myanmar’s multi-billion dollar jade industry, in a ground-breaking report from Global Witness. This investigation is an important case study

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Launch of timber tracking dashboard for Global Witness

Open Knowledge has produced an interactive trade dashboard for anti-corruption NGO Global Witness to supplement their exposé on EU and US companies importing illegal timber from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The DRC Timber Timber Trade Tracker consumes open

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