CARTO is an open cloud location data platform offering visual insights on where things happen, why they happen, and predicting what will happen in the future.
CARTO accelerates innovation, find efficiencies, power new use cases, and disrupt business models through the use of location intelligence. It leads the location intelligence revolution, empowering organizations and individuals to uncover insights through location data and then make them available to their organization or the general public in the form of location intelligence apps. The apps help optimize processes, predict situations, and improve performance by leveraging location data.
Founded in 2012 by environmental scientists, visualization experts, and big data analytics, CARTO is headquartered in New York City with offices in Madrid, Washington, London, and Estonia. CARTO has a team of 130 employees, a portfolio of 2,000 customers including BBVA, BCG, New York City, and Twitter and more than 300,000 users around the globe.
Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
CARTO is committed to collaborating with the many stakeholders involved in leveraging available data to better understand the unique and diverse communities across the world, the challenges we face in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in our communities, existing opportunities for progress, to make better decisions, and improve our collective efforts by making them data-driven, efficient, inclusive, and informed.
CARTO will provide our technology to community organizations, non-profits, new and innovative start-ups, and all initiatives that seek to use data as a means to achieve the SDGs, and any work that seeks social, economic, and/or environmental good.