The Calvert Foundation collects lots of information on the social and environmental good achieved through its work, which would usually end up in an annual report. With more people using mobile phones to access information, the trend towards open data and the increasing power of geospatial technology, it was time to visualise their success in a new way. Using a Ruby on Rails front end and a CartoDB back end, we developed an online map tool that allows the public to discover the Foundation's work and share what they learn with their networks.
October 2014.Check it online
Developed on mobile first principles, the website responds to the size of the screen to ensure clear display for all.
Find the stories you’re most interested in using the filters, or explore the map to see the variety of work they do.
Add context to each story by adding new layers, like % GDP from agriculture or median household income.