March 24 2022 GM

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Glitter Meetups

Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EST / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one here.

The WikiRate project

At WikiRate, we have developed an open data platform that allows anyone to systematically gather, analyze and report publicly available information on corporate ESG practices. By bringing this information together in one place making it accessible, comparable, and free for all, we aim to provide society with the tools and evidence it needs to help and encourage companies to respond to the world's social and environmental challenges. To date, is the largest open-source registry of ESG data, with more than 2.5 million data points for over 100,000 companies. During the session, we will highlight how WikiRate is used as a tool to assess companies' disclosed policies and practices, including those related to digital rights.

  • Laureen van Breen comes from the Netherlands and joined the WikiRate team in Berlin in 2016. She leads the organization, overseeing its operations, developing and implementing its strategy, setting up organizational structures, advocating for open data practices, and securing funding that enables the organization to flourish.
  • Tom Howie joined the WikiRate team in Berlin in 2021 as Content and Communications Manager. Working closely with all teams, he shapes and leads communications that show WikiRate’s unique position at the intersection of research, open data, innovation, and collective action. He comes from the United Kingdom.
  • Lucía Ixtacuy joined WikiRate in 2018 as Project Manager. Currently, she is maintaining and growing our academic engagements and developing a community of WikiRate contributors. She is responsible for improving data quality in public data sets on WikiRate. Lucía comes from Mexico and lives in Berlin.

Date: Thursday, March 24th

Time: 9am EST / 2pm UTC

Who: Laureen Van Breen, Tom Howie, Lucia Ixacuy

Where: As a guest of the Glitter Meetup on IFF Mattermost Square Channel.


Notes will be posted here