How blockchain could shield smallholder farmers from climate risk

GreenBiz

Blockchain-enabled insurance could take the uncertainty out of climate insurance

Blockchain, the missing link for reporting?

GreenBiz

A new blockchain project is connecting over 450 chambers of commerce around the world that want to address climate change. Blockchain Cleantech public-private partnerships Reporting

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Domo, Covestro, BASF are testing blockchain for tracing plastics

GreenBiz

Circular Economy Blockchain plasticThe mission: create an open data-sharing application that chemicals and plastics producers can use to inform circular production processes.

Why scallop purveyor Raw Seafoods got hooked on blockchain

GreenBiz

Blockchain Information Technology Innovation Supply ChainSoftware, hardware and satellites are all onboard, too.

January 2021 Breakfast Recap- Energy and Blockchain with Nancy Min

CleanTech Alliance

Blockchain is so much more than cryptocurrency or bitcoin,” said Nancy Min at the January 2021 CleanTech Alliance breakfast, sponsored by Perkins Coie. Nancy Min from Ecolong spoke to 58 attendees at the January breakfast about the applications for blockchain in the energy sector and explained how it can be used for secure transactions. Alliance News Industry News blockchain breakfast recap breakfast series CleanTech Breakfast energy nancy min virtual breakfast

Blockchain: Opening doors in the energy sector

Renewable Energy World

Blockchain is most commonly known as the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, the most well-known of which is Bitcoin. In a 2018 article, Deloitte forecasted that blockchain will serve as the ‘underlying backbone’ of the energy sector’s transactional infrastructure.

How blockchain could help put the Paris Agreement on course, from the bottom up

GreenBiz

Blockchain Information Technology ReportingDigital technologies can make climate accounting faster, more transparent and more accessible to a wide set of stakeholders.

VMWare's Pratima Rao Gluckman on using blockchain to rescue ocean-bound plastics

GreenBiz

Pratima Rao Gluckman shares how VMWare and Dell are working together to collect ocean-bound plastics and using blockchain to track packaging materials. Circular Economy Blockchain GreenBiz Studio ocean plastic plastic Plastic Waste Supply ChainAs companies continue to innovate technological solutions, there's always challenges. VMWare and Dell have had to figure out how to eliminate fraud and authenticate source materials.

How blockchain technology will reshape green finance in 2022

Eco-Business

With the growing urgency for climate solutions, blockchain technology could be a powerful tool to revolutionise green finance, especially as transparency and traceable information are critical in measuring and monitoring climate impact

VMware’s Will Maushardt on applying blockchain to improve corporate sustainability strategies

GreenBiz

Will Maushardt, the global director of blockchain partners at VMware, explains that connectivity is more than just that. Blockchain Corporate Strategy Sidebar VERGE VERGE VERGE 19For many, VMware is synonymous with the virtualization of computer server resources.

Pratima Rao Gluckman on the promise of blockchain for accelerating circular solutions

GreenBiz

Pratima Rao Gluckman, Senior Engineering Leader at VMware, shares insights on where and how blockchain will enable and accelerate solutions to critical environmental and social challenges on the VERGE 19 main stage in Oakland, California. Blockchain Keynote Supply chain VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

Moss.Earth raises $10 million to put carbon credits on blockchain

Impact Alpha

The post Moss.Earth raises $10 million to put carbon credits on blockchain appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Blockchain/AI/IoT Climate Finance Dealflow Frontier and Growth Markets Innovative Finance Latin America

Will technology be the game-changer for rising transparency in the fashion supply chain?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Discussions on the benefit of blockchain in fashion supply chains have risen in recent years. Is blockchain technology the solution to opaqueness in the fashion industry? Blockchain Clothing Data Fashion Lenzing Sponsored Supply Chain Transparency

Nori raises $7 million for its blockchain-based carbon marketplace

Impact Alpha

The post Nori raises $7 million for its blockchain-based carbon marketplace appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Blockchain/AI/IoT Climate and Clean Tech DealflowImpactAlpha, Feb.

Blockchain music streaming service Audius raised $5 million from Nas, Katy Perry and other creators

Impact Alpha

The post Blockchain music streaming service Audius raised $5 million from Nas, Katy Perry and other creators appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Blockchain/AI/IoT Creative Economy Dealflow Inclusive Economy United States

The Reconstruction: Certifying products made with Black culture to build an ethical marketplace – on blockchain

Impact Alpha

Through a blockchain-based cryptographic. The post The Reconstruction: Certifying products made with Black culture to build an ethical marketplace – on blockchain appeared first on Impact Alpha. Blockchain/AI/IoT Impact Tech The Reconstruction

Accelerating energy transition by forming virtual power plants on blockchain

Renewable Energy World

Indeed, technological advances such as Blockchain technology are key enablers to form VPPs and facilitate the orchestration of a diverse set of DER assets. The other enabler for VPP is blockchain which has received tremendous attention as a communication framework in recent years.

Canadian utility creates marketplace for DER households using blockchain technology

Renewable Energy World

Canada’s largest municipally-owned electric utility has launched a pilot program that allows customers with distributed energy resources (DERs) to participate in an energy marketplace using blockchain technology.

Energy Blockchain Can Boost Smart Energy Communities

Forbes Green Tech

Bitcoin reached new highs at the end of November 2020, and with many analysts expecting the price to continue soaring, digital currency and blockchain are back in the news.

A Blockchain-Enabled Smart Meter for Clean Power Trading?

GreenTechMedia

That latter describes how utilities and energy market operators are applying blockchain as a distributed ledger technology to track renewable energy from the point of generation to the point of trade. ” A blockchain built for distributed energy.

EV supply chain companies pilot blockchain solution for cobalt traceability

Charged

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg said, “Blockchain technology offers us an unprecedented ability for traceability in the supply chain.

Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship | EDF Innovation lab | Los Altos, CA. Title: Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship. EDF Innovation Lab is seeking an intern to support R&D activities related to Blockchain and IoT use cases in the energy sector. have knowledge of Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) industrial use cases, . The post Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

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Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship | EDF Innovation lab | Los Altos, CA. Title: Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship. EDF Innovation Lab is seeking an intern to support R&D activities related to Blockchain and IoT use cases in the energy sector. have knowledge of Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) industrial use cases, . The post Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

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AI and Blockchain start-up brought into major Scottish infrastructure framework

Envirotec Magazine

Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

GreenBiz

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology. Circular Economy Banking Energy & Climate Forestry Report Report

How Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Plastic Waste

Mr. Sustainability

‘Non-Fungible Tokens’ (NFTs) could serve as a material passport across the plastic supply chain, by Robert Weegenaar Summary - Blockchains are proving extremely useful for tracking materials across all sorts of supply chains and creating transparent and immutable audit trails.

Can blockchain play matchmaker in financing the U.N. Global Goals?

Impact Alpha

Rather than a lack of capital, what is missing is a robust and efficient mechanism for identifying and enabling projects,” argues blockchain software firm ConsenSys and the World Wildlife Federation. The duo created Impactio, an SDG deal The post Can blockchain play matchmaker in financing the U.N. paywall SDGs Smarter Money Industry News Blockchain/AI/IoT 2030 Finance Signals Innovative Finance Impact Tech

How blockchain could shield smallholder farmers from climate risk

AGreenLiving

Blockchain-enabled insurance could take the uncertainty out of climate insurance. Read more here: How blockchain could shield smallholder farmers from climate risk. Business Green climate-insurance- take-the take-the-uncertainty uncertainty

The Brief: Follow the climate talent, blockchain identities in Zimbabwe, GenZero in Singapore, alt-credit data in Nigeria, One Percent for America

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Follow the climate talent, blockchain identities in Zimbabwe, GenZero in Singapore, alt-credit data in Nigeria, One Percent for America appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

Is blockchain an overhyped tool for Asia's energy transition?

Eco-Business

Blockchain already features in energy projects from South Africa to Singapore, but questions linger over its significance in the overall energy landscape. What was the final word when industry experts came together for an animated debate

Sustainable Aviation Fuel blockchain solution to offer business travel credits

Business Green

A new blockchain platform has been launched that aims to offer airlines a way to sell Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits to business customers, with the revenue channelled into supporting the development of the nascent lower carbon fuel sector.

The secret weapon to boosting your solar company’s ROI? The blockchain advantage

Solar Power World

The blockchain advantage appeared first on Solar Power World. By Mark Fisher, VP of marketing, Paystand In 2017, solar energy made up only 11% of total U.S.

The need to digitize traceability is key to enabling circularity

GreenBiz

The jury is still out on blockchain, but without better process automation and better data, it will be difficult to scale product takeback. Circular Economy Blockchain Food & Agriculture Information Technology ocean plastic VERGE 19

A Blockchain Crash Course: How It Can Enable the Clean, Smart Grid

Andrew Winston

This is my attempt at an "explainer" on blockchain, describing it as simply as I can, and exploring how it may help build the clean grid. Blockchain is everywhere — at least when you’re talking about media coverage. In short, in the words of a recent Wired overview of the technology , blockchain creates “tamperproof databases.” This is where blockchain may come in. Blockchain Could Make Tracking Energy More Granular, Automated, and Trusted.

European Grid Operators Move to Scale Up Blockchain Platform for Batteries

GreenTechMedia

Three major European grid operators are rolling out a new blockchain platform to tap the growing penetration of small-scale distributed energy resources for grid balancing. The Equigy consortium, launched last month, believes blockchain is the key to unlocking such a system.

The Brief: Ross Baird’s local blueprint, charging electric trucks, putting carbon credits on blockchain, upskilling India’s tech workers

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Ross Baird’s local blueprint, charging electric trucks, putting carbon credits on blockchain, upskilling India’s tech workers appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Call No. 37: Carbon is $100 a ton. Now what?

Episode 185: Word games, cool planes , Nori's blockchain-driven carbon removal mission

GreenBiz

Plus, many of those food waste stats you've heard don't include what's discarded at the farm. Tune in to hear about both the problem, and potential solutions. Aviation Carbon Removal Climate Strategy Podcast Transportation & Mobility Food Waste GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Can forensics tech solve the mystery of supply chain traceability?

GreenBiz

Blockchain Information Technology Practical Magic Supply ChainA pilot coordinated by Fashion for Good and supported by C&A, Kering, PVH and Zalando provides clues for the future of sustainable fashion.

Blockchain set to transform quality assurance in the recycling market, suggests study

Envirotec Magazine

Blockchain technology will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data and assurance about the quality of secondary commodities, says The Recycling Association, following recent trials. A successful trial of the blockchain system has been completed by Potters Bar firm CS Recycling, which saw seven containers of paper loaded at Potters Bar and shipped abroad.

New report forecasts blockchain-based EV charging and grid integration market

Charged

A new report from Guidehouse Insights provides forecasts for blockchain-enabled charging hardware deployment, electricity demand from blockchain-based platforms, and revenue from EV charging and integration applications through 2029. According to the report, the combined market for blockchain-based EV charging and grid integration is expected to exceed $1 billion by 2029 at a 77.9%

Argo Blockchain purchases two data centers powered by hydro in Quebec

Renewable Energy World

Argo Blockchain, a cryptocurrency mining company, has completed the acquisition of two data centers in Quebec, Canada, powered almost entirely from hydropower.

The Blockchain Opportunity at the Heart of the Flexible Grid

GreenTechMedia

When blockchain arrived on the energy scene three years ago, much of the discussion went straight to disruption and disintermediation. Blockchain could spell the end of the utility, the thinking went, by enabling the trading of energy directly among local producers and consumers, automatically discovering pricing and settling transactions securely without any toll-takers in the middle. With or without blockchain, the grid is changing.

Indonesia’s BMT Bina issues “sharia compliant” bond on blockchain

Impact Alpha

Indonesian Islamic microfinance cooperative BMT Bina Ummah raised $50,000 (710 million rupiah) through a micro sukuk, or sharia-compliant bond, on a public blockchain on Blossom Finance’s “SmartSukuk” platform. Proponents say linking such Islamic The post Indonesia’s BMT Bina issues “sharia compliant” bond on blockchain appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Smarter Money Blockchain/AI/IoT paywall Faith and investing Asia Dealflow Middle East Impact TechImpactAlpha, Oct.