Tag: blockchain

Reading Time: 3 minutes PositiveBlockchain is an open database listing 1000 blockchain projects for positive impact. But not only, we are also a community of volunteers exploring the potential of blockchain technologies for the embetterment of the world. We support the ecosystem in their quest of attaining the Sustainable Development Goals.   The near future In 2021 we are aiming […]

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Reading Time: 9 minutes A year after featuring the pilot results in our Community Currency report, we now talk to Sandra Uwantege-Hart, who leads the UnBlocked Cash project, which is now a live blockchain use case reaching 35,000 people in 2020 and scaling across the Pacific region and beyond. The project developed by Oxfam together with Australian Fintech Sempo […]

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Photo: Unsplash PositiveBlockchain: The Covid-19 pandemic has put the fragility of healthcare systems under public spotlight. According to the Africa CDC, over 1.4 million infection cases have been reported across the continent of Africa. Yet, global humanitarian relief bodies such as the IRC believe the true scale of the pandemic may be hidden because of […]

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Reading Time: 7 minutes PositiveBlockchain: The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed not only a health crisis, but also one that affects societies and econ­omies at their core. The United Nations Development Programme recently reported that the ongoing pandemic is “hitting hard on all of human development’s constitutive elements”, such as loss of income at a scale not seen since the […]

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Reading Time: 10 minutes Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!   — Marcus Garvey   Digital Sovereignty and Inequality   Can we agree that at the halfway point, it has been a fairly comprehensive and eventful year so far? With every month comes another potentially ominous sign reinforcing the status of the year 2020 […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Developments in the field of digitalisation have been given a further boost by the coronavirus pandemic. This is especially true for the control of supply chains and products that travel around the globe. The technology behind the Bitcoin currency is becoming increasingly valuable. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared war on the corona virus […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes PositiveBlockchain has been invited in January 2020 by the think-tank European Partnership for the Environment (EPE) to present the ecosystem of blockchain for the SDGs and Climate Change at a recent workshop. We are happy to share the slides. (Read the full article on Medium)   180 million Euros. That’s about how much the EU has invested […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute On the 02.10, PositiveBlockchain.io has organized a new meetup from its Blockchain for Social Good Berlin (BSGB) series. Followup the group on meetup.com here to receive future event invitations. The topic this time was about Blockchain for a better Healthcare, in partnership with the Impact Hub Berlin, BerChain (Berlin Blockchain Association), the GIZ Blockchain Lab and Avertim (European consulting in Life Sciences). We had great […]

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you have a technical blockchain challenge to solve in your impact project? Submit your challenge before the 17/08 and get hackers to work on a solution at the Web3 Summit in Berlin on the 19–21/08!   What is the Web3Summit ? Web3 Summit is a three-days event organized around a single rallying call: to […]

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Connecting Blockchain and Sustainable Development — In the Real World This is a featured post from our partners and friends from the GIZ Blockchain Lab, the blockchain entity of the German development agency. Read the original article on Medium. It’s September 2015. Representatives from all member states of the United Nations gather in the general […]

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