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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
World’s top ecommerce firm Amazon filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.
World’s top ecommerce firm, Amazon, filed a patent for a blockchain system that tracks goods as they move on the supply chain.
Amazon’s patent — dated May 26 — describes a “distributed ledger certification” system. The document […]
Crises such as the coronavirus pandemic, dramatically increase pressure on governments and businesses to maintain resilient supply chains
· Resilience of supply chains depends on transparency and integrity, which can be improved through the responsible deployment of blockchain technology
· To respond to this challenge, the World Economic Forum today launches a comprehensive toolkit to accelerate the […]
A regional supervisor of one of China’s food markets has declared a farm product traceability platform based on blockchain, big data, AI, and cloud computing told RFID World. The platform utilized by the Guangzhou Municipality’s Market Supervision Bureau intends to control the movement of food products and allow better market control for the management to assure food safety.
Danone veut jouer la transparence sur la fabrication de ses laits infantiles et la traçabilité de ses ingrédients, c’est en tout cas l’objectif de son nouveau service numérique Track & Connect. «Notre ambition est d’aider les parents à faire les meilleurs choix alimentaires pour leurs bébés, notamment en les informant sur la manière dont nos laits infantiles et aliments …