There is so much talk and excitement about the prospects of blockchain, or distributed ledger technologies, including how they will help us transition to more sustainable practices and reach the UN SDGs. However, what is the reality? In this episode we will speak with some leading figures in the climate tech space who will share with us what blockchain can do for the planet, and how it can be sustainable and equitable. They will also take us through some use cases.
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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at SHEQONOMI
Ms. Anu Bhardwaj has been actively working in climate finance since 2007 with over a decade in private equity and more recently over the past 6 years through her work with Blockchain, Digital Assets, and a brand new carbon negative NFT platform focusing on women, girls, NFTrees, and refugees. She was the 2019 Global Co-Chair of Blockchain For Impact at the United Nations and has since been developing Qrypto Queens and SHEQONOMI, both focusing on women, financial inclusion, NFTs, and the power & potential of blockchain technology in banking the bottom billion.
CEO and Founder of IAAI Glocha
Miroslav Polzer is a global governance entrepreneur, building the GloCha multistakeholder partnership for global challenges action empowerment, the next generation of the United Nations system for non-state actors. Miroslav Polzer works with scientists, UN organizations, blockchain experts and youth networks from all around the world on new conceptual frameworks for multi-stakeholder climate action coordination and incentivization. To deliver a proof of concept of blockchain enabled climate entrepreneurship, he has initiated the #DigitalArt4Climate initiative, which turns artwork into digital assets/NFTs which can then be collected and traded by art collectors as well as ordinary citizens.
Global Head of Markets and Sustainability
Neil Joined Chia to deliver on the best intentions of digital currencies, sustainable growth, and inclusive prosperity. Neil’s 30+ year career started trading metals Glencore in the late 1980s. When the Kyoto Protocol was inked in 1997, Neil pivoted and cofounded the groundbreaking carbon desk at Natsource that became the backbone of the new carbon markets with over $1.4 billion under management. In 2008 Neil advised the Obama presidential transition and established Macquarie Bank’s environmental finance team in the Americas. Over the past decade, Neil launched and successfully exited sustainable startups in green ammonia, biomass fuels and energy efficiency.