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 introduce blockchain concepts and use-cases across areas such as governance, renewable energy, climate mitigation and adaptation, carbon markets and value chains.
Webinar No. 6 "Creating Sustainable Value Chains through Blockchain" provided an overview on blockchain in the context of sustainable value chains and supply chain transparency. How can blockchain be used to monitor material flows? How can we create transparency for the end-consumer?
1) Creating Sustainable Value Chains through Blockchain (Alastair Marke, Director General, BCI)
2) IBM Food Trust: A new era in the world’s food supply (Boris Khalkhal, IBM Certified Expert Architect, IBM)
3) Using blockchain for climate action in agriculture(Erik van Ingen, Digital Innovation Consultant, FAO)
4) Bringing transparency and traceability to the wood industry (Rocío García García-Naranjo (Project Lead, Wood Tracking Protocol)
Please find the presentations below.
The recorded webinar is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOzS0DldApU