Blockchain for Planetary Stewardship, Part 2/2

Research Overview

Author: Tom Baumann
Release Date: January 30, 2018

Abstract:

This project surveys the landscape of blockchain start-ups, applications, and networks related to climate, sustainability, and governance of planetary resources. It speaks to leaders of green initiatives and heads of corporate social responsibility programs who want to explore distributed ledgers for their coordinating members of their ecosystems. It also introduces innovators to their peers’ work—not just Climatecoin, Grid+, and LO3 Energy but thirty other endeavors including think tanks, trading platforms, and environment-related cryptocurrencies.

Copyright 2018 Blockchain Research Institute ™.
This video is exclusively available for distribution to employees of BRI member companies.

Blockchain for Planetary Stewardship

Copyright 2018 Blockchain Research Institute ™.
This infographic is exclusively available for distribution to employees of BRI member organization.

Related Content

Platforms for Sustainable Food Production

This brief shows how blockchain technologies, combined with mobile access to drones, sensors, satellite imagery, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, and other innovations, can secure our global food supply, one farm at a time. The solutions it explores focus on topsoil to mitigate the harmful effects of chemicals, aggressive tillage, monocultural crops, and climate change. The goal is to give smallholders—often the poorest farmers with less than two hectares of land in jurisdictions hardest hit by environmental and humanitarian crises—the tools and training they need for sustainable food production, transforming the long-term viability of their businesses and the future of their families in the process.

Read More

Blockchain-Driven Transformation

No longer at proof-of-concept or pilot stage, blockchain applications are changing processes and practices for the better in business and society. This research reports on the status of transformational projects for registering assets, tracking the flow of assets, automating contract administration, and streamlining industry workflows in construction, insurance, mining, retail, and transportation. It features a case study of the UK based company Circulor, which has transformed the cobalt chain of custody for good. Finally, the authors anticipate the long-term impact of blockchain technology on global financial markets, identity management, and the Internet of Things. There is no turning back to old ways of operating.

Read More
Subscribe