The missing link for renewable energy investment? Blockchain

December 7, 2017 by  
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We need financial innovation to unlock energy efficiency’s environmental, employment and growth opportunities. Could this technology be the answer?

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Dear global mayors: Solving food waste is money in the bank

December 7, 2017 by  
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If food loss were a country, it would be the world’s third-largest emitter. Chew on these facts.

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Unilever, Nestle and other food giants team on blockchain

August 29, 2017 by  
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New consortium centers on food safety and builds on a Walmart project started last year in China.

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Why Toyota thinks blockchain could enable self-driving cars

June 22, 2017 by  
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The technology could make it easier for companies and communities to analyze the huge amounts of data expected from sensors in cars, roads and other new transport devices.

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How the blockchain could fight grid cyber-threats

May 31, 2017 by  
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The electricity system is about to experience a several-orders-of-magnitude increase in the number of vulnerabilities to cyber-threats.

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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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