Data Organisations Directory

ImpactDB’s impact data organisations directory lists a wide group of actors involved (in some way or another) at the intersection between ‘impact’ and data.

For full details about our taxonomy, see the about page for this listing page.

Not all of the entities produce data; but we see their missions as aligned, in various ways, with leveraging data to support evidence-based decision-making for the betterment of the planet.

  • Analytics For A Better World

    Analytics For A Better World

    Analytics for a Better World (ABW) aims to leverage analytics to address global humanitarian and societal challenges.

  • Carbon Disclosure Project

    Carbon Disclosure Project

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to measuring and managing environmental impacts.

  • Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)

    Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI)

    The Climate Bonds Initiative is an international organization dedicated to mobilizing global capital for climate action.

  • Climate Change Service & Copernicus

    Climate Change Service & Copernicus

    The Copernicus Climate Data Store (CDS) is a comprehensive resource for accessing climate data.

  • Climate Data Steering Committee (CDSC)

    Climate Data Steering Committee (CDSC)

    The Climate Data Steering Committee (CDSC) was established by French President Emmanuel Macron and UN Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions Michael R. Bloomberg in June 2022 in response to the global climate data challenge.

  • Data Literacy Project

    Data Literacy Project

    The Data Literacy Project, initiated by Qlik and partners such as Accenture, Cognizant, and Experian, aims to promote data literacy worldwide.

  • Data.Gov (US Data Portal)

    Data.Gov (US Data Portal) is the federal government’s open data site, and aims to make government more open and accountable.

  • is a comprehensive data collaboration platform designed to enhance the way people discover, share, and work with data.

    Data Repository and Open Publishing
  • DataKind


    DataKind is a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of data science and artificial intelligence to address critical humanitarian issues.

  • ECB Data Portal

    ECB Data Portal

    The portal includes datasets on monetary policy, financial stability, economic performance, and sustainable finance, supporting analysis and decision-making.

  • European Environment Agency (EEA) Datahub

    European Environment Agency (EEA) Datahub

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) provides access to a wealth of environmental data and information, focusing on sustainability and environmental performance across Europe.

  • GHG Sat

    GHG Sat

    GHG Sat pioneered the satellite monitoring of greenhouse gases in high-resolution.

  • Global Climate Action Portal (NAZCA)

    Global Climate Action Portal (NAZCA)

    The Global Climate Action portal is an online platform where actors from around the globe – countries, regions, cities, companies, investors and other organizations – can register their commitments to act on climate change.

  • Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

    Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), founded in 2009, is dedicated to advancing impact investing globally.

  • Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

    Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

    The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data is a coalition of over 700 organizations from the private sector, academia, civil society, and governments.

  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

    Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) provides access to sustainability reports from organizations worldwide, offering insights into their economic, environmental, and social performance.

  • Google Environmental Insights Explorer

    Google Environmental Insights Explorer

    Google’s Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) is a tool designed to help cities and local governments measure and reduce their carbon emissions.

  • GSG Impact

    GSG Impact

    The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG Impact) focuses on catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship to benefit people and the planet.

  • IMF Data Portal

    IMF Data Portal

    The IMF Data portal provides access to a wide array of financial and economic data, including key indicators for financial sustainability.

  • Impact Database

    Impact Database

    Impact Database is a platform aimed at providing transparency and navigation through Europe’s fragmented impact investing ecosystem.

  • Impact Investing Network Map

    Impact Investing Network Map

    The Impact Investing Network Map, developed by the Case Foundation with ImpactSpace and Crunchbase, visualizes the connections between investors, companies, and funds in the impact investing ecosystem.

  • Impact Investor (Media)

    Impact Investor (Media)

    Impact Investor is a free news channel dedicated to exploring the impact investing market, where financial returns align with social and environmental benefits.

  • International Foundation for Valuing Impacts (IFVI)

    International Foundation for Valuing Impacts (IFVI)

    The International Foundation for Valuing Impacts (IFVI) is an organisation dedicated to advancing the valuation of company impacts and their integration into financial accounting. It grew out of the Impact-Weighted Accounts (IWA) Project at Harvard Business School.

  • International Network for Data on Impact and Government Outcomes (INDIGO)

    International Network for Data on Impact and Government Outcomes (INDIGO)

    The International Network for Data on Impact and Government Outcomes (INDIGO) is a collaborative initiative that aims to improve social outcomes through better data sharing.

    Open Access

    Lunum is a platform that helps businesses measure and communicate their employment impact, particularly focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

  • Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU)

    Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU)

    The Net-Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) is a central repository providing transparent and accessible company-level climate data to support the transition to a net-zero economy.

    Open with restrictions
  • OECD Sustainability Data & Indicators

    OECD Sustainability Data & Indicators

    The OECD provides a comprehensive set of sustainability data metrics, focusing on various aspects of environmental performance and policy.

    Open Access
  • Open Data Barometer

    Open Data Barometer

    Produced by the World Wide Web Foundation with the support of the Omidyar Network, the Open Data Barometer (ODB) aims to uncover the true prevalence and impact of open data initiatives around the world.

  • Open Data Watch

    Open Data Watch

    Open Data Watch (ODW) is an organization dedicated to improving the availability, openness, and quality of development data.

  • rePurpose Global

    rePurpose Global

    rePurpose Global is a pioneering organization dedicated to combating plastic waste by integrating environmental finance, circular economy principles, and sustainability communication.

  • Richmond Global Sciences (RGS)

    Richmond Global Sciences (RGS)

    RGS captures the external impacts companies have on the environment and aims to provide data to assist in investor and managerial decision-making.

  • Sovereign ESG Data Portal (World Bank)

    Sovereign ESG Data Portal (World Bank)

    The World Bank curates and maintains a wide range of ESG data for policy makers, financial market participants and academic researchers.

  • Sustainable Banking and Finance Network Data Portal

    Sustainable Banking and Finance Network Data Portal

    The SBFN Data Portal analyzes policy developments and initiatives on sustainable finance across SBFN (Sustainable Banking and Finance Network) member countries.

  • Sustainable Data Platform

    Sustainable Data Platform

    The Sustainable Data Platform is dedicated to providing accessible and comprehensive environmental data.

    Data Platform
  • Sveriges dataportal (Sweden)

    Sveriges dataportal (Sweden)

    Sveriges dataportal contains Sweden’s national data portal. It is also a hub for accessing public digital resources for development and innovation.

  • UN SDG Data Portal

    UN SDG Data Portal

    Open Access
  • United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

    United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

    The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) provides access to a wide range of statistical data relevant to global development and sustainability.

  • World Bank Open Data

    World Bank Open Data

    The World Bank Open Data portal provides free and open access to global development data, with a focus on economic indicators, financial statistics, and social development metrics.

    Open Data Portal
  • World Environment Situation Room (WESR)

    World Environment Situation Room (WESR)

    The World Environment Situation Room (WESR) is an initiative by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) designed to provide comprehensive data, information, and knowledge on global environmental issues.

  • World Resources Institute (WRI) Data Library

    World Resources Institute (WRI) Data Library

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) Data portal provides access to data on environmental and sustainability issues, with a focus on natural resources and climate change.

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