Blockchain technologies have been finding real-world utility globally and across the developing world over the last years. An increasing number of blockchain use-cases are being developed as innovators and innovation ecosystems identify new ways of creating value. Blockchain technologies also have a great potential for addressing challenges linked to climate change all over the world.
The UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) together with its network partner the Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) organizes a series of six webinars on the topic of Emerging Technologies for Climate Policy Implementation between November 2021 and January 2022. Leading BCI experts together with guest speakers from the public and private sector will introduce blockchain concepts and use-cases across areas such as governance, renewable energy, climate mitigation and adaptation, carbon markets and value chains.
Webinar No. 4 "Supporting Mitigation Finance through Blockchain" will provide an overview on blockchain in the context of mitigation finance, including concepts of results-based payments and asset tokenization. How can blockchain enhance mitigation finance? How could international finance mechanisms integrate blockchain technology?
1) Supporting Mitigation Finance through Blockchain (Dr. Pedro Baiz, Director of Research - Finance, BCI)
2) Financing mitigation infrastructure projects through asset tokenization (Bill Kentrup, Co-Founder and Head of Origination, Allinfra)
3) Enabling climate action and carbon offsetting through blockchain (Alex Casas, Head of Blockchain, ClimateTrade)