Cutting carbon is about ‘checks and balances’

This week’s Net Hero Podcast focusses on the power of blockchain and how it can help us in growing the carbon marketplace

Net Hero Podcast – Exploring Carbon credits and blockchains

In this week’s episode I’m joined by blockchain and finance expert Shidan Gouran as we explore the cash behind carbon credits

Amex and Shell launch blockchain SAF program for businesses

Joining companies can use the platform to purchase SAF and cut business travel emissions

Ripple pledges $100m to scale carbon markets using blockchain

The investment is expected to accelerate the removal of carbon and help modernise carbon markets through investments in innovative carbon removal companies and climate-focused fintechs

New climate technology venture fund raises $30m

Aera VC will use the funds to invest in start-ups that support a sustainable future

DeFi Technologies joins the Crypto Climate Accord

The CCA’s objectives include achieving net zero emissions from electricity consumption for its signatories by 2030 and adopting 100% renewable-powered blockchains by 2025

Ripple and Nelnet launch $44m clean energy fund

The investment will support solar energy projects across the US, which are estimated to offset more than 1.5m tons of carbon emissions over 35 years

Rio Tinto launches sustainability label for aluminium using blockchain

Dubbed START, the label – similar to a nutrition label found on food and drinks packaging – will be sent to customers digitally, providing key information about the site where the aluminium was produced