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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.

Blockcerts educational credentials

Build apps that issue and verify blockchain-based credentials for academic credentials, professional certifications, workforce development, and civic records.

Blockchange

An initiative to examine whether and how blockchain technologies can be used for social change.

Carbon Conservation and Dappbase experiment with Indonesian forest fires

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...

Centre for International Governance Innovation

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.

Civil

Civil is building the new economy for journalism.

Civil

Civil's mission is journalism: supporting it, distributing it and protecting its ideals.

DemocracyEarth

A new movement says that crypto-voting can purify democracy—and eventually eliminate the need for governments altogether.

Follow My Vote

Follow My Vote aims to change the way we vote, becoming the world's first secure open-source online voting software based on blockchain technology.

Giveth donations

Charitable giving on the blockchain - revolution.eth

Horizon State (voting)

Horizon State is about unlocking the power of communities to drive organisations forward.

ID2020

ID2020 is a global alliance committed to improving lives through digital identity.

McKinsey report on blockchain in government

It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted records and simplify interactions with citizens.

MobLab Live: The If, How and Why of Blockchain for Social Good

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.

MODI Finland

Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.

Sovereign

Governance for a Post Nation-State world. For everyone, anywhere.

Swedish blockchain Land Registry

Swedish land registry Lantmäteriet is soon going to conduct their first Blockchain property sale with volunteers after two years of testing.

U.S. Federal Blockchain program

GSA launched the U.S. Federal Blockchain program for federal agencies and U.S. businesses who are interested in exploring distributed ledger tech.

Zug ID, Switzerland blockchain for identity

We recently announced our cooperation with the Swiss City of Zug and local development partner ti&m to introduce the world’s first live…