Blockchain Firm BitFury Partners With UN on Forest Project in Kazakhstan

Blockchain development firm Bitfury is set to partner with the United Nations Development Programme on a project to conserve and increase Kazakhstan’s forestland. Blockchain development firm Bitfury is set to partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on a project to conserve and increase Kazakhstan’s forestland. As the Astana Times reported on Jan. 14, […]

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Blockchain-Powered App Helps Mongolian Herders Trace Cashmere

Startup creates blockchain-powered mobile app to track and certify sustainably produced cashmere from Mongolia. Toronto-based startup Convergence.tech has successfully concluded a blockchain-based pilot to help Mongolian nomadic herders track and certify sustainable cashmere. The supply chain project, which was conducted with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is powered by Convergence.tech’s Ethereum-based traceability platform, Backbone. […]

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Justin Sun Explains the Rationale Behind His $1 Million Greta Thunberg Donation

TRON CEO Justin Sun explains how cryptocurrency will help reduce carbon footprints after pledging $1 million to Greta Thunberg campaign. On Dec. 18 Cointelegraph reported that Tron (TRX) founder Justin Sun publicly pledged to donate $1 million to Swedish activist Great Thunberg to raise global awareness of the climate crisis.  Following the COP25 UN Climate Conference […]

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United Nations Must Embrace Blockchain: UN Secretary-General

United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said the organization must embrace blockchain technology. United Nations (UN) secretary-general António Guterres said the organization must embrace blockchain technology. According to a Dec. 28 Forbes report, Guterres believes that blockchain should be among the technologies used by the UN.  “For the United Nations to deliver better on our mandate […]

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UN to Prevent Hong Kong Migrant Workers Exploitation with Blockchain

Diginex and the UN-led International Organization for Migration jointly launched a blockchain tool aiming to prevent the exploitation of migrant workers. Blockchain financial services firm Diginex and the United Nations-led International Organization for Migration (IOM) jointly launched a blockchain tool aiming to prevent the exploitation of migrant workers in Hong Kong. According to a Diginex […]

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Afghan Government to Apply Blockchain in Country’s Healthcare Sector

The Afghan government has signed an MoU with blockchain firm FantomOperations to integrate blockchain technology into the country’s healthcare sector. The Afghan Ministry of Public Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with blockchain firm FantomOperations to integrate blockchain technology into the country’s healthcare sector. As Afghan Voice Agency reported on Nov. 27, the […]

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