Blockchain Technology and Environmental Sustainability - Foresight Brief No. 019 October 2020

United Nations Environment Programme (2020)

This Foresight Brief explores how blockchain technology could contribute to enhancing environmental sustainability management. The brief builds upon environmental use cases to review the technology’s key features, including record-keeping, transparency, value transferring, tokenized ecosystems, and cost reduction. It also considers challenges when applying blockchain technology and offers guidance for the progress of the technology’s policies.

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