Can this startup use blockchain to brew up more sustainable coffee?

April 12, 2017 by  
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A new venture, bext360, has developed a system that verifies beans using smart image recognition. The technology may allow buyers to track provenance of crops more closely, while promising faster payments for local farmers.

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More blockchain experiments that could unlock innovation

March 30, 2017 by  
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More than 200 potential applications are in the energy sector alone. Plus, don’t overlook emerging models for self-driving vehicles and tracing lumber.

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What blockchain can do for the environment

March 14, 2017 by  
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The digital technology behind bitcoin is poised to revolutionize how we certify sustainability, use renewable energy and more.

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If all paper cannot be made from 100% recycled fiber, what should we use?

March 14, 2017 by  
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Recycling paper was one of the earliest and most important actions individuals and companies took to treat our natural world more gently.But despite great advances in paper recycling, we don’t have enough recycled paper fiber to go around.So, if we cannot make every new product from recycled paper, which products should be made from recycled and which should use sustainably grown new fiber?A new tool is being developed to help answer that question. But first, let’s explain why we need it in the first place.

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Episode 56: Blockchain for supply chains; Al Gore’s 24 Hours of Reality

December 9, 2016 by  
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This week’s GreenBiz 350 podcast: Sustainability reporting in stock exchanges, and IBM vies to be the keeper of the blockchain.

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How Samsung, Dell are reinventing IT products

December 9, 2016 by  
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In their circular economy efforts, two tech giants lower their carbon footprints while innovating with longer-living products.

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Why IBM sees blockchain as a breakthrough for traceability

December 8, 2016 by  
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The tech giant is behind two intriguing supply chain projects, with more to come.

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How Dow Chemical is taking on the SDGs

December 8, 2016 by  
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The chemical company formulates plans for “redefining the role of business in society.”

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Could blockchain streamline distributed generation?

November 30, 2016 by  
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Analyst Stuart Ravens discusses whether energy utilities have missed the wagon on blockchain technology.

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Episode 47: Blockchain, green banks and beyond

October 7, 2016 by  
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This week on the GreenBiz 350 podcast: What blockchain has to do with sustainability, the rise of green banks and what’s next for the Internet of Things.

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