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Breakdown 2.25.21 Bitcoin ESG Investing
Bitcoin Investing Is ESG Investing
As more investors focus on the environmental, social and governance impacts of their decisions, an argument for why bitcoin is ESG-friendly.
Breakdown 2.25.21 Bitcoin ESG Investing

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Why Impact Investing and Crypto Are Mutually Beneficial
Two of the fastest growing alternative investment classes – ESG and crypto – are mutually beneficial, says the CEO of Fasset.
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EMPTY: Coronavirus lockdowns have cut into global carbon emissions – but not by as much as is required of hitting Paris Agreement climate goals. (Credit: Shutterstock)
Why Tech-Minded Climate Groups See COVID-19 as a Trial Run for Massive Change
Reaching the Paris Agreement's lofty climate goals will require the decentralization of decision-making at all levels, say INATBA and others.
EMPTY: Coronavirus lockdowns have cut into global carbon emissions – but not by as much as is required of hitting Paris Agreement climate goals. (Credit: Shutterstock)

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Microsoft, Celo Back Virtual Earth Day Event From Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition
Microsoft is throwing its weight behind the Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) incubator, a six-week hackathon focused on green energy.
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ESG: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks to a crowd at a rally in Edmonton, Canada. (Credit: Shutterstock)
Can Bitcoin Survive the Climate Change Revolution?
If ESG is becoming the new buzzword among impact-minded financial institutions, where does energy-intensive bitcoin fit in?
ESG: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks to a crowd at a rally in Edmonton, Canada. (Credit: Shutterstock)

RECYCLE: Plastic bottles washed up on the shore of the Black Sea.
Plastics Recycling Looks Promising to Enterprise Blockchain Startups
New recycling technologies and mandates have blockchains playing a role: measuring action and demonstrating it to the public.
RECYCLE: Plastic bottles washed up on the shore of the Black Sea.

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Everledger Looks Beyond Blood Diamonds With ESG Supply Chain Collaboration
Everledger, known for tracking diamonds on the blockchain, says the supply chain for batteries is where it will focus next.
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Yale Researchers Turn to Hyperledger to Track Carbon Emissions
A team from Yale's OpenLab has been exploring how blockchain, IoT and other data-science tools can be used to measure and track carbon emissions.
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