Annual Report 2022
Net Promoter Score for OCP.
open contracting data publishers.
new progress stories.
new global norms: Summit of the Americas Declaration & G20 Smart Cities Open Contracting Model Policy.
in direct support for our partners through grants & consultancies.
local media mentions of open contracting.
publishers improving the quality of their open contracting data.
new impact stories.
actors using OCDS data.
times our resources were accessed.
Highlight: open contracting stories
How civil society and government partnered to open up public contracts in Indonesia, driving convictions in at least 5 high-profile corruption cases covering about US$18 million
Public procurement democratization spurs a 17% increase in vendor participation and 172 legal cases investigating questionable pandemic contracts in Ecuador
How Nuevo Leon increased participation and competition in its infrastructure procurement, laudably issuing 53% of its contracts to first-time suppliers
How open contracting is helping reformers in the Kyrgyz Republic to follow the money, leading to US$232 million in savings over the last three years
Inclusive infrastructure: How open procurement is putting informal settlements on the map in Argentina
Behind Italy’s ‘small revolution’ in the fight for corruption-free contracts that has yielded around €935 million in savings in the health sector alone
Green award criteria were used in 60% of Lithuania’s public procurement by value in 2022, up from 3% in 2020. Read about their journey to 100% green
How Albania’s e-complaints system reduces red tape for government suppliers
Ancient kingdom, modern procurement: Edo State, Nigeria’s lessons from going digital and open in public contracts
A bold vision for Ukraine’s digital and accountable reconstruction
Read more about our work and partners across the globe.
We worked with regional partners to better automate and open up procurement systems, make procurement more inclusive and accessible, and promote sustainable development.
We continue to deepen our footprint in Asia, revisiting our partnerships and breaking new ground with new collaborations in Thailand and Sri Lanka.
EECA & Ukraine
We focused on supporting our partners in Ukraine, and creating strong coalitions of CSOs to achieve positive results and demand transparent, accountable, and efficient public procurement.
Open contracting continues to spread in Europe. The continent is leading in the green transition and this year, open contracting showed that it can help.
Read how our partners in the region improved the quality of government spending, advanced inclusion, and strengthened civic oversight.
In our growing US portfolio, we support all levels of government with a focus on social safety nets, sustainability, and economic growth and development.
Our work areas
How we are responding to the increased demand for guidance and tools that can help governments purchase more sustainably.
In 2022, we prioritized sustainability as a core offering of our Open Contracting for Infrastructure program.
Implementing & developing the OCDS
We now have 59 OCDS publishers, 17 improved the usefulness of their publications, 26 public authorities are embracing e-procurement systems, and 3 new publishers of OC4IDS data.
This was our first year as a fully-independent US charity and we developed a new data support model. Read more about our development as an organization.
We strive to fully disclose the source, amount and purpose of our funding. Our financial reporting and planning data are included as part of our Annual Reports.
As we prepare to enter our next five-year strategy cycle, the feedback and insights from our community will help shape the future of open contracting.
We are delighted to have met or exceeded most of our targets for the year 2022.
We’re proud to be a collaborative, globally distributed team that lives in the regions where we work. We’ve moved all data support in-house to improve coordination, learning, and impact from our work. Meet the small but powerful team doing such excellent work worldwide!