ZWF built an incentive system - through its “Proof-of-Environmental-Work” protocol - to track waste and support recycling.
Andes offers carbon removal credits of businesses and organizations while also developing microorganism technology for to permanently remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Andes has already removed 50k tonnes of carbon dioxide in their first pilot program.
Arkeen creates a marketplace between those who supply data around electricity generation and consumption with those who use the data for building applications and services.
Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH), Prada Group, Cartier, Mercedes-Benz, and OTB Group partnered to launch The Aura Blockchain Consortium, to develop a unified blockchain solution for luxury brands for creating a “circular business model” while increasing transparency and trust for the customers.
Circularise is a software platform that creates “Digital Product Passports” - similar to “digital twins” - that allow for end-to-end traceability of supply chains. It has formed a number of major partnerships, including with automobile companies (e.g., Porsche and Mitsubishi), plastics companies (e.g., DOMO and Covestro), chemicals companies (e.g., Borealis) as well as Marubeni Corporation (a Japanese trading and investment conglomerate), Neste (Finnish oil refiner), and the City of Amsterdam.
Constellation is a privately backed, founder-led blockchain ecosystem focused on big data. The US Air Force (UASF) began contracting Constellation through a DOD partnership (”Phase I + II”) in 2019 to modernize the cybersecurity of its backend systems. More specifically, the USAF wants to effectively and efficiently transfer confidential data across their Defense Transportation System commercial airlift partners without sacrificing cost or speed. The USAF and Constellation are now in Phase III of their research and development.
Coorest allows farmers and tree planting projects to generate tokens that represent absorbed CO2 linked to real-world trees. These tokens can only be minted through satellite verified on-chain data.
Cultivo sources land for regenerative projects. It was also chosen by the World Bank’s International Financial Corporation (IFC) to help lead its Carbon Opportunities Fund.
Forest Carbon restores degraded wetland forests. Forest Carbon and Mercy Corps Ventures (”MCV”) partnered on a data transparency pilot aimed at integrating reliable forest restoration data into the voluntary carbon market.
GainForest fights deforestation by connecting donors with transparent environmental rehabilitation efforts through indigenous communities that receive financial compensation for choosing to preserve their land. For example, individuals can buy reputable offsets that contribute to conservation efforts. GainForest then monitors these preserved areas by using a combination of on-the-ground input, drone photos, and satellite imagery, and uses self-executing smart contracts to distribute rewards to communities over time. GainForest has two on-going pilots: a partnership with Paraguay's Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADES) to address deforestation and the other with Oceanus Conservation in the Philippines to preserve mangrove ecosystems.
ImpactMarket provides accessible financial solutions, including universal basic income (”UBI”), a non-custodial wallet, microcredit, and learn to earn to empower unbanked and financially underserved people around the world. The UBI product is already supporting over 46,000 people in almost 30 countries.
KlimaDAO created a carbon marketplace with the aim of becoming a major offsets purchaser, making carbon offset credits expensive, and incentivizing more energy-efficient practices.
Medicalchain streamlines information flows in the medical field. It announced a partnership with The Groves Medical Group, making it the first medical practice in the UK to use blockchain technology and to accept cryptocurrency as payment for health services.
Moss tokenizes ARR carbon credits for liquidity, traceability, security and avoiding double spending. In the past, Moss has also launched Amazon Forest NFTs for users to purchase rights related to property and protection of forested land.
Nori is building a carbon removal marketplace by supporting regenerative agricultural practices. It has already verified the removal of 125k+ tonnes of CO2 through 18+ carbon removal projects and delivered $2 million to farmers.
Open Forest Protocol (OFP) is an open platform allowing forest projects to measure, report and verify their forestation data. Through OFP, individuals, communities, NGOs, entrepreneurs and governments create transparent, immutable, proof-of-impact data that is comprehensively verified by a network of independent experts.
A transparent plastic recovery platform utilizing NFTs, that allows companies to directly support recovery projects to remove plastic waste from the environment in regions that lack infrastructure.
Proof of Zero allows organizations to measure and mitigate their carbon footprint, while creating blockchain-based disclosures of their scope 3 emissions.
Rebalance Earth is a carbon marketplace that aims to improve biodiversity and generate income for local communities globally.
REBO bottle measures your water intake, generates credits on blockchain for each measured use, and funds plastic collection from the ocean.
Badische Anilin und Sodafabrik (BASF), the largest chemical producer in the world, launched reciChain - powered by Real Items - in Canada to track and sort recycled plastics through a concept known as “digital twins.” The original concept for this project came out of BASF in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
RecycleFarm uses an extended reality (XR) metaverse to facilitate a recycle-to-earn ecosystem. A user submits a sustainable practice - like recycling or using a reusable water bottle - others verify, and the user gets rewarded.
Regen Network is a platform for origination, investment, certification and issuance of high-integrity carbon and biodiversity credits from ecological regeneration projects. Microsoft purchased credits from Regen - called CarbonPlus Grassland credits - to help meet its climate goals and reward Australian land stewards for sequestering carbon on their land.
ReSeed is a marketplace for smallholder farmers that aims to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by supporting regenerative farming practices.
PepsiCo partnered with Security Matters - a blockchain platform - for a pilot to address inefficiencies in its supply chain.
Shiwacho is a town in the northern region of Japan where one in three people are over 65 years old. In an effort to attract a younger population to revitalize the region, the city launched a DAO for community dialogues and exchanges. The DAO functions on a “Help-to-Earn” concept; those who come to help will earn either governance tokens, voting rights, or (in the future) monetary rewards like discounts.
For supply chain management, SIMBA has already secured contracts with a number of entities including the US Department of Defense - Air Force (USAF) and Navy - Boeing, Department of Energy, among others.
Solid World democratizes access to carbon project financing, providing developers of restoration projects with funding and assessing delivery risks with its integrated risk evaluation tool, CRISP. It also addresses buyer and distributor challenges, helping manage their inventory, navigate market volatility, reduce risk, and provide transparent pricing and terms.
SweatCoin rewards users for their daily movement with its native token that users can exchange for products or donate to charity. SweatCoin has 120+ million registered users and a partnerhsip with the National Health Service (NHS) in England.
Thallo is a voluntary carbon marketplace seeking to bring more transparency for carbon credits to build trust and incentivize more usage.
Maersk and IBM jointly created the TradeLens platform to streamline communication and collaboration across the supply chain. One of the companies using TradeLens is Highland Foods.
Treeconomy is a carbon offset marketplace that also tries to incentivize regenerative agriculture practices.
The Triangle AssetOS platform links data directly with assets for sustainability tracking, reporting, benchmarking, and analysis.
VIA’s platform enables verification, integration, and analysis of private, decentralized data and can be used in energy traceability for clean energy and carbon intensity claims. In addition, VIA also has contracts with the US Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community, including with the Air Force, Navy, and Space Force.