Blockchain has become one of those buzzwords that commands attention and carries a powerful social glow, yet in the likes of similar buzzwords that have attained such a prized status, it has lost much of its meaning. Blockchain has become a catchall term for just about any digital ledger system regardless of crucial variations in its design. With so many blockchain projects ranging from social impact initiatives to opportunistic marketing ploys, it can be difficult to discern which projects hold real potential.
The blockchain-based land-titling project is being presented at both Harvard and the United Nations.
Villages in the Indonesian province of Aceh that have successfully reduced forest fires are to be rewarded through a clever new scheme that uses blockchain-based smart contracts. Here's how it...
Blockchain technology, which underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, presents new opportunities for how we share data. This video gives a primer on what blockchain is and how it works.
Statewide, cross-agency, including birth certificates
It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted records and simplify interactions with citizens.
On 26 July, 2018, we brought together global changemakers to learn from special guests Daisy Ozim, Veronica Garcia and Lee Brenner about using Blockchain to advance social change work.
Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.
Swedish land registry Lantmäteriet is soon going to conduct their first Blockchain property sale with volunteers after two years of testing.
GSA launched the U.S. Federal Blockchain program for federal agencies and U.S. businesses who are interested in exploring distributed ledger tech.
Cash Transfers & Blockchain
We recently announced our cooperation with the Swiss City of Zug and local development partner ti&m to introduce the world’s first live…