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Upgrading the Infrastructure for Social Change

As readers of this site are aware, Markets for Good is an effort to improve the system for generating, sharing, and acting upon data and information in the social sector. Our vision is of a social sector powered by information. We recognize that this vision is ambitious and realize it…

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Lessons on Supporting Open Data Leadership

As our open data movement continues to grow and shift, practitioners are emphasizing the importance of sharing; be it data, lessons, or best practices. By creating a collaborative environment for sharing and learning, we can collectively advance our efforts to use data for social good. The Open Data Institute (ODI)…

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The State of Open Humanitarian Data 2020

The State of Open Humanitarian Data is based on the data shared by dozens of partners through the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) platform as measured through the Data Grid, a feature that prioritizes core data into six categories. As we start 2020, just over 50 percent of relevant crisis data…

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GDPR: ICO Publishes Final Guidance on Consent

In May, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its final consent guidance ahead of last week’s GDPR deadline. According to the guidance, organizations don’t need to refresh all old consents, but stressed it was “important to check your processes and records in detail to be sure existing consents meet the…

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‘Bite Size’ GDPR Guidance for Fundraisers

Fundraising Regulator and the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) released joint guidance on GDPR, which is based on questions charities have asked. Reviewed and co-badged by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the material draws on more detailed guidance to fully equip fundraisers ahead of the May 2018 deadline. The resource includes…

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Civil Society Organizations and GDPR Compliance

A report from Open Society Foundation’s Information Program looks at how the EU General Data Protection Regulation—or GDPR—has impacted non-governmental organizations. Civil Society Organizations and General Data Protection Regulation Compliance offers practical guidance based on compliance challenges, and addresses the importance of defending social sector organizations against governments and corporations…

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