ClimateWeek NY 2019 event: Blockchain for Climate Action Accounting and Entrepreneurship, September 24th

Event during Climate Week in New York 2019

Blockchain for Climate Action Accounting and Entrepreneurship

How digital innovations and advanced data platforms will empower climate entrepreneurship – learn about new initiatives from some of the leaders in climate space developing new solutions for blockchain, data, finance, partnerships and nextgen governance

Venue: New York Society for Ethical Culture, Ceremonial Hall, 4th Floor

2 W 64th Street (at Central Park West)

New York, NY 10023

Time and Date: 430pm to 7pm on Tuesday September 24, 2019

About the event:

Digital innovation and especially Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchain) can be very important enablers of enhanced climate action.

DLT and blockchain could:

  • strengthen monitoring, reporting and verification of the impacts of climate action
  • improve transparency, traceability and cost-effectiveness of climate action
  • build trust among climate actors
  • make incentive mechanisms for climate action more accessible
  • support mobilization of green finance.

To encourage exploration and eventual use of this technology in support of climate action, the UN Climate Change secretariat helped initiate the Climate Chain Coalition – an open global network. In light of the importance of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the Climate Chain Coalition and IAAI GloCha are hosting a public networking event to present the vision for a Global Climate Action Data Center and to facilitate broad collaboration among all relevnt stakeholders and in order to mobilize resources, including climate philanthropists for the creation of the technological infrastructure for multi-stakeholder engagement in climate action.

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