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

White Paper

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Oct 27, 2015 · 11 min read
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A worker polishes jade in his workshop. Taken by Guillén Pérez, Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0)https://flic.kr/p/shQBc8

Executive Summary

Introduction

Open data as an essential component to the investigation

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Sunset over Bagan (Myanmar 2013) by Paul Arps (CC BY 2.0): https://flic.kr/p/j1vqYG

Promoting open data for accountability

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Kyaukkyi_05 by Norsk Folkehjelp Norwegian, Flickr (CC BY 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/niqPcn
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Open Company Data Index: registries.opencorporates.com
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Open Company Data Index: registries.opencorporates.com

About OpenCorporates

Conclusion

Recommendations

The Global Witness Myanmar Jade report

More information

Licence

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OpenCorporates

Thoughts and blogs from the world’s largest open database of company information

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