Two of the world’s largest container carriers announced a full integration onto IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens blockchain platform. CMA CGM, a French container and shipping company, along with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company have joined the TradeLens network to enable a complete digital transformation of their supply chains.
Marvin Erdly, head of TradeLens for IBM Blockchain, told Cointelegraph […]
20 experts schetsen de impact van corona op hun vakgebied. Vandaag: Jonas Mallisse, de drijvende kracht achter de app Too Good To Go.
Wat was het effect van corona op uw sector?
‘We verspillen meer voedsel dan ooit. In het begin van de lockdown zijn mensen massaal aan het hamsteren geslagen. Dat betekende dat supermarkten een enorme […]
Een belangrijke stemming dinsdagavond in het Europees Parlement over het gemeenschappelijke landbouwbeleid is een handtekening geworden op het doodvonnis van onze landbouw, vindt milieuorganisatie Greenpeace.
“De europarlementariërs zijn er niet in geslaagd om het nieuwe Gemeenschappelijk Landbouwbeleid (GLB) voor de volgende 7 jaar in lijn te brengen met de enorme klimaat- en biodiversiteitscrisis waar we als […]
US Customs and Border Protection will block imports of palm oil and palm oil products from Malaysia in the latest move by the agency targeting overseas forced labor practices.
The restrictions, which went into effect on Wednesday, take aim at all palm oil produced by FGV Holdings Berhad, a Malaysian-based agricultural company, and come after a yearlong CBP […]
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 […]