Using big data to take the pulse on climate change

New interactive social media monitoring dashboard for exploring online conversations about climate change

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New Independent Expert Advisory Group on ‘Data Revolution’

Independent Expert Advisory Group formed to advise UN Secretary-General on ‘Data Revolution’

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Mapping the Next Frontier of Open Data: Corporate Data Sharing

Help us map case studies and experiences of corporate data sharing, or "data philanthropy" experiences.

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Pulse Lab Jakarta Hosts “Data For Public Services” Hackathon

Pulse Lab Jakarta hosted a 24-hour hackathon, bringing together representatives from Government of Indonesia, NGOs, academia, business and tech communities to explore using data to improve public services.
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Big Data Climate Challenge Winners attend the UN Climate Summit

The winners of the Big Data Climate Challenge attended the UN Climate Summit and presented their innovative projects, demonstrating how big data can drive climate action.
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Meet the Global Pulse Donors

The Global Pulse initiative is generously supported through voluntary contributions from UN Member States, agencies and private foundations.

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“Data For Better Public Services” Seminar & Hackathon hosted by Pulse Lab Jakarta

Lody Andrian Oct 13, 2014
On 26-27 September 2014, Pulse Lab Jakarta held a seminar and Hackathon on “Data For Better Public Services,” in the city of Bandung, Indonesia.  This two-day event brought...

Big Data Climate Challenge Winners show the UN how data can drive climate action

Sara Cornish Oct 9, 2014
The Big Data Climate Challenge culminated during Climate Week in New York City, when representatives from the two winning projects attended the UN Climate Summit on 23 September, and gave several in-...

Using big data to take the pulse on climate change

Sara Cornish Sep 18, 2014
Global Pulse is pleased to launch a new interactive social media monitoring dashboard for exploring online conversations about climate change. This platform was developed in support of the UN Climate...

Mapping the Next Frontier of Open Data: Corporate Data Sharing

Guest post by Stefaan Verhulst Sep 17, 2014
This guest blogpost is a follow-up to the recently hosted Responsible Data Forum on Private Sector Data Sharing, and feeds into our ongoing efforts to conceptualize "data philanthropy" as a...

Big Data Climate Challenge Winners Announced

Sara Cornish Sep 2, 2014
The winners of the Big Data Climate Challenge have been announced as part of the buildup to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on 23 September at UN Headquarters in New York....

Independent Expert Advisory Group formed to advise UN Secretary-General on ‘Data Revolution’

Global Pulse Sep 1, 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week announced the establishment of an Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. The Group will advise the...

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