In 2018, the crypto community has invested $6.3 Billion USD into blockchain startups through ICOs. Other than generating personal wealth, personal trading profit, how many of these projects really effect a positive change to society?Read More
This blog was first published for Blockchain Live London conference and is based on an interview by BC4G's Cecile Baird with Jonny Voon, Innovation Lead for the Internet of Things and Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchain) within Innovate UK's Digital Economy team. Jonny and Cecile will be speaking at Blockchain Live on the 20th of September 2017.Read More
Cecile Baird and Simon Chan of Blockchain For Good (BC4G), a think tank that aims to bring together minds from around the world to explore and debate the development of blockchain, for the greater good of humanity, society, economy and the environment.
In this opinion piece, Cecile Baird and Simon Chan argue that we need a duty of care today, for a humanised blockchain future tomorrowRead More
Blockchain For Good and STOP THE TRAFFIK is forming a coalition to harness the power of people and emerging technologies such as blockchain to shine a light on modern slavery and generate systemic disruption at all levels.
Modern slavery is a hugely profitable industry with very low risk; its perpetrators are rarely brought to justice. What’s more, unlike a drug or a gun that has a one-off or limited use, people - men, women and children – can be exploited and abused day in, day out, for years. And it could happen to anyone, in any community in the world…. in any industry, in any supply chain, for any brand that you or I consume. In fact, it would not be presumptuous to assume that you are probably wearing something right now that has been tainted by modern slavery.Read More
What would life look like if blockchain underpinned our society, businesses, and government, in the same way the internet transformed our lives?
In Blockchain For Good's first blog, Simon Chan, founding partner of Blockchain For Good, imagines Chicago in 2077. It's an efficient, prosperous and secure society where all interactions and transactions are recorded on a Master Ledger. However when his heroine, Caroline, witnesses a kidnapping, she discovers a hidden side to this seemingly utopic world.