Ushahidi uses crowdsourcing for “activist mapping”, combining social activism, citizen journalism and geospatial data. A free and open-source platform, Ushahidi can help create a temporal and geospatial archive of events.
Jigsaw’s Montage gives war crime investigators the tools to analyze vast amounts of YouTube footage and has been particularly effective in reviewing footage from conflict zones such as Syria.
Atrocity Watch provides an early warning of precursors to genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity though crowd sourcing and big-data analytics
USAID is piloting an innovative program called Mobile Applications to Secure Tenure (MAST). MAST developed an easy-to-use, open-source smartphone application that can capture the information needed to issue formal documentation of land rights.
Bluenumbers let people agree what is individual and communal property.
One of the most powerful ways satellites can help protect human rights is to enable new forms of social and environmental protections which boost resilience to disruptions — by keeping social and ecological systems healthy.
Circulor, a UK-based company, has created a system based on blockchain that allows mining companies ensure their minerals are responsibly sourced.
Bluenumbers can measure if SDG investments are actually delivering the benefits promised to individuals. Government, CSR and sustainability practitioners can directly measure if they are making progress and if people’s lives are getting better.
Bluenumber helps small farmers sell more. We know where they are and what standards they practice. This means buyers can see farmers and know where supply is available. Buyers can train farmers in specific areas to meet the practice and safety standards they need.