Accenture has announced its collaboration with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger and Mercy Corps to introduce a ‘circular supply chain’ focusing on creation of a blockchain-based transparent supply chain platform. The platform will use digital identity management and blockchain technology to enable consumers know the complete supply chain journey of products, from start to finish.
Mexico has formed its first Blockchain Association with an objective to educate its citizens about the applications of distributed ledger technology (DLT). In addition to spreading awareness about DLT, the members of the association intend to set up a regulatory framework for safe usage of the technology. Earlier, the government had conducted a public procurement process based on a blockchain network to test the possible applications of DLT in various sectors.