Gapminder fights devastating ignorance and replaces it with a fact-based worldview. We improve the world by helping people understand it.

Over the years, we have been testing people around the globe about basic facts that everyone should know, in our lectures and through the Gapminder test. The results of the test have consistently shown that we are terribly wrong about the state of the world and that we are over dramatic. This leads to unnecessary stress and to bad decisions.

We had this realization about individuals many years ago and started wondering how this dramatic worldview affects staff in private and public sectors as well. If people in organizations are ignorant about the world, how can they distribute public aid funding properly? How can bankers know where to invest the money? How can journalists create stories that go beyond tragedy, war, disasters and hunger?

Well, Gapminder has tested people in many important organizations in more than 30 countries and they have mostly been very wrong! For this, we are now launching a new strategy, where we come to your office, give a talk and make your team or whole staff take one of our tests (the Gapminder test or a tailored one). Once all of you have scored 100%, your organization or team becomes Gapminder certified.

Being Gapminder certified doesn’t mean that we support your activities. It means that we guarantee that your organization has acquired essential global knowledge that most people are missing and that you are up to date with the state of the world you work in.

You will be able to see case studies soon on this page. In the meantime, if you are interested in doing this in your company, school or university, please contact us at [email protected].

We want to upgrade everyone’s worldview. Contact us and become Gapminder certified!