The new open-source solution enables end-to-end issuance of Sustainability-linked bonds on blockchain solving the impact washing problem and democratizing impact finance. The presentation dedicated to the 5th Anniversary of the Paris agreement was made by Evercity.io at the final annual event of the Climate Chain Coalition. The event united more than 500 participants and speakers from the UN, EU government, World Bank, Yale, and others.

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The market of green and sustainability bonds that are designed to finance sustainable projects is expected to reach a new record of 350 bln USD in 2020 despite the crisis. However, there are still challenges preventing the mobilization of finance needed to bridge the annual $ 2,5 trln SDG investment gap — issuance of sustainability bonds is a complicated and costly process while their real-life impact is not accountable. …

Evercity has been selected to join The Luxembourg Blockchain Lab, after competing with 25 other international startups! The Luxembourg Blockchain Lab is a new initiative from five major actors of the Luxembourg fintech ecosystem: Infrachain, the LHoFT, LIST, SnT and LëtzBlock.

The goal of the consortium is to create and nurture the blockchain ecosystem in Luxembourg, set up a landmark EU hub for blockchain research, education and industry projects, as well as develop industry capabilities to aid the deployment of the latest blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT).

We thank the organisers of the contest and are excited to help Luxembourg become the world’s central hub for new blockchain technologies!

More information http://blockchainlab.lu/news/

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A key player in energy transition, the EDF Group partners with Digital SDG Accelerator in search for innovative solutions to mitigate climate change and improve life quality in cities. The best projects will have a chance to visit the EIFER lab in Germany, EDF R&D subsidiary, and pilot their projects with the Group.

We invite projects with a prototype addressing one of the following topics:

● Estimation /measurement of traffic induced by mobility at the scale of a metropolis;

● Estimation /measurement of GHG emissions from energy consumption and mobility;

● Measurement and prediction of environmental conditions;

● Design and usage of energy and climate indicators to support…

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Группа EDF, один из основных участников энергетического перехода, стала партнером Цифрового акселератора устойчивого развития. Главной целью участия EDF в программе является поиск инновационных решений для борьбы с изменением климата и повышения качества жизни в городах. Победители конкурса получат возможность посетить Европейский Институт Энергетических Исследований (EIFER) в Карлсруэ, научно-исследовательский филиал компании, и реализовать пилотные проекты с EDF.

К участию приглашаются инновационные проекты, имеющие прототип по следующим тематикам:

● Измерение / оценка объемов движения транспорта в масштабах мегаполиса;

● Измерение / оценка выбросов парниковых газов от энергопотребления и транспорта;

● Измерение и прогнозирование условий окружающей среды;

● Разработка и внедрение энергетических и климатических показателей для принятия согласованных…

On November 11 Evercity CEO Alexey Shadrin took part in the Open Climate Dialogue “Digital automations to scale climate bonds and community-based projects organised” representing Climate Chain Coalition. Alexey elaborated on the role of blockchain in scaling sustainable finance and revealed a short demo of the end-to-end green bond open source protocol to be presented later this year. Watch the recording https://cutt.ly/Fg1MJ8l

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Together with Truman Semans from OS-Climate, Tony Lent from Capital for Climate, Katherine A Foster from Open Earth Foundation, and Martin Wainstein as a moderator we have explored how digital infrastructure could be used to achieve global climate goals, what steps would be needed to scale up the digital finance technologies, and what are the main challenges of using blockchain for achieving the climate goals and many others. …

24–25 октября состоялся буткемп трека “Безотходные технологии” с целью отбора проектов, производящих одноразовую посуду на основе натурального/биоразлагаемого сырья, в Цифровой Акселератор устойчивого развития ЕАЭС. По результатам экспертных оценок партнер трека Фонд “Наше будущее” выбрал 5 проектов для прохождения акселерационной программы.

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Буткемп состоял из двух этапов: открытая питч-сессия с участием 9 членов жюри (запись трансляции) и индивидуальные консультации с экспертами. Оценка проводилась экспертами по четырем направлениям:

  • Оценка технологии и экологического воздействия (Эдгар Отченашенко, со-основатель первого в России стартапа по биоразлагаемым материалам Ecopack project; Анастасия Гусакова, специалист по экологичной упаковке в компании “Зеленый Драйвер”)
  • Оценка рынка (Алексей Шадрин, основатель Фонда “Русский углерод”, Роман Саблин, сооснователь компании “Зеленый…

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We are happy to announce the call for contributions to the second issue of Digital SDG Finance Bulletin prepared by Evercity and Climate Chain Coalition. The first issue prepared by Evercity, CCC, INATBA and Refinitiv is available here. The main topic of the 2nd issue will be Financing Digital Green Recovery.

We are looking for live use cases and examples of blockchain implementation for sustainable digital finance in the times of COVID-19 recovery by CCC members. If you would like to contribute, please add your cases to the document to info@evercity.io

We are looking forward to collaboration!

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The workshop features active use cases related to blockchain applications for the carbon market by the Climate Chain Coalition members. The workshop will consist of 2 main parts: general introduction to blockchain and its opportunities for the carbon markets & live demonstration of use cases.

The main aims of the workshop are:

  • Explain the basics of blockchain and Industry 4.0 tech for carbon markets
  • Present existing blockchain use cases for carbon markets by CCC members
  • Identify opportunities for the further cooperation between

To participate please fill in the survey and early registration so that we can take your preferences into consideration while preparing the workshop schedule.

CCC members who want to showcase their solution during the workshop are encouraged to contact Finance working group secretary Anita Mujumdar amujumdar@evercity.io

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Что надо делать?

  • Участвовать в организации и медиа кампании ключевого проекта Evercity в 2020 году — Цифрового Акселератора устойчивого развития ЕАЭС (http://sdgeurasia.tech/)
  • Общаться с мировыми лидерами индустрии цифровых технологий для устойчивого развития и готовить Цифровой бюллетень по цифровому финансированию ЦУР в партнерстве с международными организациями (https://www.climatechaincoalition.io/digital-finance)
  • Помогать освещать технологические проекты Evercity, организовывать инновационные мероприятия,круглые столы и вебинары с участием топовых международных спикеров из международных организаций и банков развития. https://cointelegraph.com/press-releases/join-blockchain-digital-finance-leaders-webinar-at-climate-week-nyc

Что ты получишь?

  • Уникальный опыт работы на глобальном рынке технологий для устойчивого развития с возможностями неограниченного роста в сфере маркетинга и коммуникаций
  • Общение с лучшими мировыми экспертами в сфере климата, устойчивого развития и технологий из международных организаций, бизнеса, стартапов и академического…

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“Blockchain technology and digital finance for climate action empowerment” webinar will unite global industry leaders during the Climate Week NYC 2020. The online event will take place on September 24, 11:00 AM — 1 PM (EDT). The event is organized by GloCha Global Challenges Foundation New York, Climate Chain Coalition, Evercity, INATBA and IAAI Klagenfurt. Official media partner: Cointelegraph.

The global climate emergency requires new thinking, tools and arrangements for multi-stakeholder cooperation that will empower all of society to become engaged in climate action and SDGs in a meaningful and rewarding manner. …

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