The list includes 20 more companies than the previous one; multinational companies observed are 200, and all are running for the #OpenCorporationRanking
the trade union ranking that will be presented in Brussels the 16th of November.
Transparency is the precondition for gaining positions in the Open Corporation Ranking, the main aim of this project (see test version published last April, limited to 100 companies http://opencorporation.org/en/ranking-opencorporation ).
The Transparency Index we release today does not represent the behavior of multinational companies, but their degree of “openness” based on amount of “available” data.
Here are some of the effects of the introduction of twenty multinational companies.