Episode 56: Blockchain for supply chains; Al Gore's 24 Hours of Reality
We're back with a new episode of the GreenBiz 350 podcast, bringing you this week's news about sustainable business.
Finally, follow along with the stories, companies and initiatives mentioned during the show with the guide below:
GreenBiz week in review
Tune in at 4:40 minutes for a weekly roundup of news.
- How to keep your head during a U.S. presidential transition
- Sustainability reporting in stock exchanges 'comes of age'
- Pass offsets onto consumers? It works for Amazon, Netflix and Uber
An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business.
Why IBM sees blockchain as a breakthrough for traceability (15:50)
Blockchain is currently best known as the public ledger that tracks bitcoin transactions, but the technology has the potential to be leveraged for countless purposes, including supply chain traceability and renewable energy metering. GreenBiz Senior Writer Heather Clancy spoke to Paul Chang from IBM and Leanne Kemp, the co-founder and CEO of Everledger, about IBM's moves into the blockchain space.
The reality behind the Climate Reality Project (29:15)
Writer Anna Clark describes and analyzes the global "24 Hours of Reality" event hosted by Al Gore that took place on Monday.