ChainReact Consortium Research Publications

  1. Gkatziaki V., Papadopoulos S., Diplaris S., Kompatsiaris I. “Large-Scale Open Corporate Data Collection and Analysis as an Enabler of Corporate Social Responsibility Research”. In: Kompatsiaris I. et al. (eds) Internet Science. INSCI 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10673, 2017, Springer, Cham.

  2. Gkatziaki Vasiliki, Symeon Papadopoulos, Richard Mills, Sotiris Diplaris, Ioannis Tsampoulatidis, and Ioannis Kompatsiaris. "easIE: Easy-to-use information extraction for constructing CSR databases from the web" ACM Transactions Internet Technology, vol. 18, issue: 4, 2018,

  3. Mills Richard, et al. “WikiRate .org – Leveraging Collective Awareness to Understand Companies’ Environmental, Social and Governance Performance”. In: Bagnoli F. et al. (eds) Internet Science. INSCI 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9934, 2016, Springer, Cham.

  4. Mills Richard, Stefano De Paoli. "When situativity meets objectivity in peer production of knowledge: the case of the WikiRate platform", Data Technologies and Applications, vol. 52, issue: 1, 2017, pp.16-33,

  5. Thornton Guenette Isabel, Ella McPherson, and Matthew Mahmoudi. “No Tech, Low Tech, Slow Tech: Human Rights Practitioners.” The International Journal of Human Rights, 2018, special issue on activist scholarship in human rights, under review.

  6. Tomczak, Beata. Nowe technologie i system ochrony praw człowieka. Transformacja mechanizmu fact-finding. (New technologies and the system of human rights protection. The transformation of fact-finding mechanism), Warsaw, University of Warsaw, 2017,

Collaborative Reports and Publications

  1. Gibbons Belinda, Theresa Heithaus,  Richard Mills and Sigrun Pahr Skudem. "Final Pilot Report: Business Contribution to the SDGs — A Student Assessment" PRME / WikiRate / Bertelsmann Stiftung / UN Global Compact, 2017,

  2. Heithaus Theresa, Richard Mills, Stephanie Perkiss and PRME. “Disclosure and Reporting Against the Sustainable Development Goals: Connecting New Stakeholders to Sustainability Data”, 2018,

  3. Perkiss, S., Dean, B.A., Gibbons, B., Heithaus, T., Wersun, A., Gonzalez-Perez, M.A., Anastasiadis, S., Acosta, P., Mesick, R., Jun, H. &Mills, R. "WikiRate Student Engagement Report: International Case Studies". University of Wollongong, WikiRate & PRME: Wollongong, Australia, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-74128-302-0,

  4. Perkiss, S., Dean, B.A., Gibbons, B., Heithaus, T., Wersun, A., Gonzalez-Perez, M.A., Anastasiadis, S., Acosta, P., Mesick, R., Jun, H. &Mills, R. " Learning experientially for corporate contribution to global sustainable development: International applications of the WikiRate project".  The Palgrave Handbook of Learning & Teaching International Business and Management, 2018, chapter under review.

  5. Perkiss, S., Dean, B.A., Gibbons, B., Heithaus, T., Wersun, A., Gonzalez-Perez, M.A., Anastasiadis, S., Acosta, P., Mesick, R., Jun, H. &Mills, R. " WikiRate and the Sustainable Development Goals: Using real-world discovery and impact to promote student learning". Emerald Publishing Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2018, paper  under review.

  6. WikiRate and the Walk Free Foundation. "Beyond Compliance: The Modern Slavery Act Research Project Report". The Walk Free Foundation, 2018,

  7. WikiRate and The Walk Free Foundation. "Country Studies". 2018 Global Slavery Index, 2018,

Blog Posts

  1. Hanley, Mollie. "Introducing Trademarks" Web blog post. OpenCorporates. 22 Nov. 2017,

  2. Hanley, Mollie. "New Feature: Global Industry Codes" Web blog post. OpenCorporates. 18 Jan. 2017,

  3. Ixtacuy Lucía and Aileen Robinson. "Investor Transparency in the Fashion Industry  - Open Data Sprint" Web blog post. Medium. 13 Sept. 2018.

  4. Mills, Richard. " WikiRate- Design for Impact" Web blog post. Emerald Publishing. 12 Dec. 2018.

  5. Van Breen, Laureen. "How Data Can Be a Game Changer in Responsible Business" Web blog post. India Responsible Business Forum. Oxfam India. 12 Feb. 2018,

  6. Villeneuve, Sarah. "10 Things to Know About Social Media Verification" Web blog post. The Whistle. 8 Jun. 2016,

  7. Villeneuve, Sarah. "The Whistle’s Impact: A Case Study by the University of Cambridge"Web blog post. The Whistle. 16 Mar. 2017,

External Blogs

  1. Guthermut, Lisa. "RDR’s 2015 Corporate Accountability Index featured by WikiRate. Ranking Digital Rights. 23. Nov. 2016, "

  2. Keller, Danielle. "See Through the Luxury Jewelry Supply Chain - A New Methodology for Sustainable Practice" Web blog post. Medium. 15 Oct. 2018,


  1.  Mills Richard. Interview by Waverly Coquet. "Open data is on trend this London Fashion Week". Open Data Institute Blog. 14 Sept. 2018,

  2. Van Breen, Laureen. Interview by David Styles . "Hide and Seek". Ecotextile. 7 Sept. 2018,

  3. Włoch Renatą and Łukasz Jonak. Interview by Jakub Janiszewski. Połączenie, TOK FM,
     "How to research ethics of big corporations, how to control supply chains?" Radio Interview (In Polish). 19 Dec. 2018,