Sustainability

IBM Blockchain App for Sustainable Coffee

IBM Blockchain App “Thank My Farmer” Aims to Tackle Coffee Traceability

IBM Blockchain in collaboration with traceability platform Farm Connect is planning to bring a new app “Thank My Farmer” into the mainstream. As a result, consumers will have the power to track their morning joe from the store where they buy coffee beans to the farm where it was grown. The app uses IBM’s blockchain […]

Mastercard, Accenture and Amazon Partner to Enhance Sustainable Supply Chain

Accenture, Mastercard and Amazon Collaborate for Sustainable Supply Chain on Blockchain

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.

California Set to Implement Blockchain and IoT Sensors to Track Ground Water Sustainability

California to Sustainably Manage Ground Water with Blockchain and IoT

IBM Research and SweetSense, a sensor tech provider, have partnered with the University of Colorado Boulder and The Freshwater Trust to use blockchain and IoT sensors for tracking the underground water in aquifers in north California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The project will use blockchain to share water extraction data with orbiting satellites, which will also be used for detection of rainfall and weather correlations.