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    Seven Supply-Chain Trends to Watch in 2021

    The future is always uncertain, but perhaps now more than ever. A global pandemic has simultaneously battered the supply-chain industry, re-emphasized its importance, and created entirely new goals and outlooks for years to come. 

    Here are the trends to count on in 2021. 

    Stronger AI. Automation has been a trend in almost all industries since the previous decade. […]

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    Amazon and Tech Mahindra to Create Blockchain-Based PPE Supply Chain Solutions

    Indian based technology company Tech Mahindra announced today that it has partnered with US-based e-commerce giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deploy blockchain solutions using Amazon’s managed blockchain. The collaboration is billed to last for the next 12 to 18 months.

    The Economic Times reported that through the collaboration, Tech Mahindra will offer solutions for the aviation, telecom, […]

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    Agriculture giants team up on blockchain platform to track grains in Brazil

    The world’s largest grains and oilseeds companies, American giants Bunge and Cargill, have joined together to create the joint venture Covantis, which will use blockchain technology in the agricultural sector in Brazil.

    The unprecedented project foresees the exchange of information between all members of Covantis, which also includes the participation of other agribusiness giants such as the French Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), the Chinese […]

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    Global shipping leaders join IBM and Maersk blockchain platform

    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 […]

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    KPMG unveils blockchain solution to track climate emissions

    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’ […]

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    VeChain to Supply Blockchain Tech for Chinese Food Safety Group That Includes McDonald’s

    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 […]

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    The Fork Global Integrity

     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 […]

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    Proof of Steak: using blockchain to transform food-tracing of beef

    “The world is changing… blockchain is really the only way to go,” Steven C. Lupien, President and Co-Founder of BeefChain 

    Food traceability has become a priority in the food industry, with consumers demanding healthier products combined with various GMO free, hormone free and grass-fed attributes. Once a food-related health risk is discovered, companies and governments alike struggle […]

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    Blockchains can trace foods from farm to plate, but the industry is still behind the curve

    Food supply chains were vulnerable long before the coronavirus pandemic. Recent scandals have ranged from modern slavery in Vietnamese fisheries to the persistent problem of child labour in the cocoa industry. Perhaps the most well known fraud was the UK’s horsemeat scandal of 2013, where up to 60% of products labelled as beef were actually horse.

    UK supermarkets have also been found […]