It already has many sustainable uses, however blockchain could be the key to recycling. It has the potential to bring accountability into waste management.
There is significant distrust towards technology in mining. But technology is making mining safer – and it doesn’t have to be at the cost of jobs.
Blockhead Technologies and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) have collaborated on a set of Blockchain Guidelines.
Responsible mining isn’t easy, but it is fundamental for the continuation of the mining industry. Better technologies and improved sourcing can help us achieve this.
Blockchain could ensure that child labour is not utilised to mine cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo.