As organizations come under pressure to ramp up climate change policies, accounting giant KPMG has launched a new blockchain-based solution.
International accounting firm KPMG has unveiled its blockchain based Climate Accounting Infrastructure (CAI) solution to help organizations measure, report, and offset their greenhouse gas emissions.
CAI uses blockchain to securely store environmental data in a financial system as part of organizations’ […]
While it’s notable that some enterprises are beginning to deploy blockchain solutions this year, it’s important to point out that very few have done so. A report from Everest Group Research published in June shows that while 79% of projects have completed their pilot phases, only 7% have been deployed to production in 2020.
That being […]
Transportation systems are often designed for peak commuters going downtown, which has plummeted since the pandemic. To not only recover but emerge improved, cities must invest in a travel pattern long neglected: the neighborhood trip.
This pandemic has caused widespread speculation on the future of cities. Will we all telework? Will everyone move to places where […]
A drastic increase in use of masks and gloves, plus a decline in recycling programs, is threatening the health of the seas
Eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans every year. This equates to one garbage truck’s worth of plastic being dumped into our oceans every minute. The total weight is the equivalent of […]
The VeChain Foundation has become the first blockchain-based entity to join the China Animal Health and Food Safety Alliance (CAFA).
According to a Thursday Medium blog post, VeChain joins the 130-strong member group as its only public blockchain technology provider, and will further provide technical and infrastructural support for member firms.CAFA is a government-backed organization that falls […]
China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced.
Mr Xi outlined the steps when speaking via videolink to the UN General Assembly in New York.
The announcement is being seen as a significant step in the fight against climate change.
China is the world’s biggest source […]
Een recent rapport van France Stratégie, een denktank van de Franse regering, toont de rentabiliteit van agro-ecologische landbouwbedrijven aan. De auteurs pleiten ervoor om de methode van toekenning van GLB-steun te herzien, zodat de transitie naar agro-ecologie versneld kan worden.
Op 22 augustus 2020 vierden we “Earth Overshoot Day”, de dag waarop de mens alle natuurlijke […]
Plus d’un tiers. Sur les 2000 contrôles réalisés en 2018 par la DGCCRF (Direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes) sur l’étiquetage et la traçabilité des viandes, plus d’un tiers ont révélé des anomalies. L’enquête portait sur 1926 établissements, dont des grandes et moyennes surfaces, boucheries, abattoirs et […]
Verse groenten, fruit en melk op school
Met dit programma, dat aansluit bij de Good Food-strategie, willen de Europese Unie en het Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest het gratis uitdelen van fruit, groenten en/of melkproducten aan de leerlingen van de Brusselse scholen helpen bevorderen. Wilt u deelnemen? Schrijf u dan in vóór 30 september.
Waarom verse groenten, fruit en melkproducten op school?
StrikeTwo Digital StrikeTwo is an annual summit where we connect bright minds in business, government, research, NGOs, and start-ups to tackle the biggest challenges facing our food system.2020 has certainly come with its own set of challenges, but we’ve embraced the opportunity to make this summit fully digital and even more globally accessible. Are you […]