Unified Definition of Social Impact For the Blockchain Sector

Common definitions provide the sector with a basis for a joint understanding. To do so in 2022 the SISWG, in cooperation with members of the GAB of INATBA, reviewed different social impact definitions and derived a social impact definition for the blockchain sector.  We believe that a common definition of social impact is crucial to…

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Social Impact Model for Small and Medium-Size Blockchain Projects

The SISWG of INATBA has been working on addressing some of the challenges highlighted in the report Blockchain for Social Impact published in September 2021. One of the main challenges encountered and presented in the report was the difficulties experienced by small and medium-sized projects when trying to showcase the impact of their actions. Understanding…

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Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Task Force Report

Find the report download form at the bottom of this page As the energy sector faces unprecedented challenges and opportunities, we are witnessing important innovations in market structures and business models driven by four key forces: decarbonisation, deregulation, digitalisation and decentralisation. Specifically, leveraging the potential of IT infrastructure and distributed ledger technologies (DLTs), several innovators…

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INATBA Launches A Metaverse Task Force

This initiative will address regulatory deficiencies in the Metaverse concerning privacy, custodianship, censorship, accessibility, and monopolisation. BRUSSELS, November 23, 2022 — The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) launching a joint Task Force focusing on the Metaverse Regulations The Metaverse is viewed as heralding a new age in the web experience, combining standard internet…

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Using Blockchain to Mitigate Financial Crime

INATBA held an event on the topic of  “Using Blockchain to Mitigate Financial Crime” on 18th August. If you are interested to hear more about INATBA’s work, don’t hesitate to reach out to Morgane at morgane.stein@inatba.org or schedule an appointment with her directly through this link. You can watch the recording of the event in…

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Sustainably Designed Blockchains and Incentivising Climate Action

On the 27th of June the INATB SISWG and the GAB on Climate Action & United Nations SDGs co-organized an event on “Sustainably Designed Blockchains and Incentivising Climate Action.” The event aimed at showcasing the potential of blockchain in Digital Measurement Reporting and Verification (DMRV) and to see how it can be used to scale…

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The Booming Power of DLT in the Agriculture Sector

The conflict in Ukraine has caused a serious crisis in the agriculture sector. Not only have Ukrainian farmland, machinery and livestock suffered critical damages – the situation in the region has also resulted in a massive decline in the supply of many food products and a global increase in food prices due to Ukraine’s crucial…

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Industry views on solutions for eID in Europe. Event Follow-Up

On 8th July, the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) organised a panel discussion on the topic of Industry views on solutions for eID in Europe as part of a hybrid event Blockchain: A key enabler to innovation in Europe and the world organised in Brussels by the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum and…

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INATBA’s Position on DLT-Based CBDC Development

The International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) welcomes the rising interest in and development of Central Bank Digital Currencies across the world. In July 2021 the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to launch a two-year investigation of the Digital Euro. The ECB is researching how a digital euro could be designed and distributed to…

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