Welcome to the SHDB User Portal

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Social Hotspots Database (SHDB) Web Portal opens up a world of social impact information
for use by corporate directors, investors, product designers, supply chain managers, policymakers, academic researchers, international organizations, and others. Interactive and visual, the new Web Portal offers transparent information about social risks and opportunities in 227 countries and 57 sectors. It draws upon hundreds of data sources such as the International Labor Organization, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Labor and State, the World Bank, and more.



…Or before committing to a subscription, you can GET MORE INFO:      
1. Social Indicators in Database
2. Sectors Covered in Database
3. User Tutorial

4. How To Youtube Video

Subscription Details:

By clicking on the link above, SUBSCRIBE NOW!!, you will be able to purchase gateway access to the SHDB User Portal. Subscribers will obtain a full year of unrestricted access via the website.  Contribution levels are purposefully set low enough as to not be a barrier for anyone:

  • $350 USD/yr  for users in private companies
  • $200 USD/yr to academic and non-profit users in OECD countries
  • $50 USD/yr to academic and non-profit users in non-OECD countries.

Users of the SHDB Web Portal should know that their contribution gives them access to a unique data resource and helps ensure that the database continues to grow and stay up to date.

All subscriptions run for one year and are non-refundable.

Professors wishing to use the SHDB portal with students in a classroom setting can email us at info@socialhotspot.org to inquire about one month student package subscriptions.