2021 Impact

We supported positive social and environmental change with our products, expertise, volunteer time, and charitable giving.

$1.8 million

in donated services and sponsorships


new projects and teams supported


raised by employee donation-matching


invested in emissions offset solutions


Supporting climate solutions in our partnerships and operations

Committed to net zero

We measure and offset our operational emissions each year with a portfolio of climate investments.

Climate data for the world

Probable Futures offers their precision climate data for anyone to use.

Impact partnerships

Novel location-based visualizations make the science of climate change hit home.

Growing forest carbon

Maps and data are improving transparency and accessibility of the carbon forestry industry.


Advancing geospatial analysis for social benefit

Rapid impact assessment

Using Mapbox Movement to assess the aftermath of disasters like tornadoes.

Travel-time catchments

Using the Isochrones API to estimate the population within an impact area.

Mapping the unmapped

Partnering to map critical health infrastructure in Madagascar.

Public tilesets

Sharing ready-to-map datasets from bathymetry to indigenous territories.

Explore 2021 community maps

Top impact launches of the year illustrate how we champion changemakers, support access, and advance action for positive change


Vaccines.gov Boston Children’s Hospital and the Federal Government launched Vaccines.gov to make it easier for every American to find a COVID-19 vaccine near them.

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World Central Kitchen

When tornadoes struck the central US, and lava displaced the residents of La Palma, World Central Kitchen was on the ground providing emergency meals.

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The Nature Conservancy

A new science-based marine mapping tool helps site offshore windfarms and other marine developments in the Atlantic.

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Project Connect

UNICEF’s new storytelling map illustrates the positive impacts of Giga, the initiative to connect every school in the world to the internet.

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Mapping for Rights

The Rainforest Foundation UK built the MappingForRights Congo Basin Community Atlas to defend the rights indigenous and forest-dwelling peoples.

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Southern Poverty Law Center

The rebuilt Whose Heritage map reveals the SPLC’s extensive database of memorials to Confederate figures, and how they are being removed and renamed.

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Ookla for Good

The Ookla for Good Global Network is making the internet better, faster, and more accessible by providing unprecedented global broadband performance data for better decision-making.

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Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup is on a mission to clean up ocean plastic. Working holistically, their goals are to remove existing floating plastic and to prevent it from entering the ocean in the first place.

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Global Mangrove Alliance

The Global Mangrove Watch platform provides high-resolution data on how mangroves are changing, from soil conditions and hydrology, to inform conservation and management.

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Interactive maps by nonprofit newsrooms continued to advance public interest journalism, from exposing how seawalls are erasing beaches in Hawaii to visualizing cancer-causing industrial air pollution across the U.S.

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Mapbox can help you make and scale maps for positive impact.

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