This project explores the assembly of a global, open-source database on the economic activities and tax contributions of multinational corporations. In particular it examines how prototyping may serve as a speculative method to not only gather information from diverse sources, but also to engage with organisations, groups and communities who are concerned or affected by this issue, to materialise the problem of corporate tax avoidance and to suggest other ways of organising economic life.
The project is undertaken together with the Open Data for Tax Justice (#OD4TJ) network and builds on the What Do They Pay? report. If you’re interested in contributing or finding out more, you can get in touch on this address.