From Carbon to Coins: Exploring Tokenization in the Green Economy
The discussion will spotlight the surging significance of blockchain within the context of carbon markets and energy trading. As global efforts to combat climate change intensify, blockchain’s role in providing transparency and traceability to carbon credits becomes ever more vital. Our panelists will delve into how blockchain enhances trust and efficiency in these markets, fostering a more sustainable and accountable approach.
We’ll examine the profound impact of tokenization on the accessibility and tradeability of green assets. By tokenizing these assets, we can democratize access to sustainable investments, enhancing market liquidity and mobilizing capital toward environmentally responsible projects. Our experts will explore how tokenization can be a catalyst for channeling funds into ventures that support a greener future.
Lastly, our panel will investigate blockchain’s potential as a tool to accelerate the circular economy. By creating transparent and immutable supply chains, blockchain can reduce waste, promote resource efficiency, and encourage the recycling and repurposing of materials, thus advancing the circular economy paradigm.
Join us for this enlightening session, where industry thought leaders will illuminate the transformative impact of blockchain-based tokenization on the green economy, carbon markets, and the pursuit of a more sustainable future.
Joerg WaldenFounder & Advisor | iPoint-systems and CircularTree & INATBA Board Member
Jörg Walden is a serial entrepreneur and founder of iPoint-systems , CircularTree among others. His experience and expertise in the technology industry, software development and business management now spans 30 years.
Jörg Walden is driven by the question of how today’s solutions can help ensure a sustainable world for future generations.
He is a member of multiple advisory boards (iPoint/CircularTree/Impact.Nexus..) and has been on the board of the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) since 2022 and has a seat at the DIN standardization group FOCUS-ICT. Since 2019, he has served as co-chair of INATBA’s Social Impact & Sustainability working group.
Jörg Walden’s commitment is frequently recognized and awarded, including being named
– Gartner Cool Vendor in Green IT and Sustainability (2012),
– The Verdantix Smart Innovators Badge for Product Stewardship Solutions (2015),
– the TOP Innovator of the Year award (2016),
– the recognition as one of the top 100 innovators and visionaries in Germany by Handelsblatt (2017),
– the Verdantix EH&S Innovation Award (2017),
– the “50 Most Trustworthy Companies of the Year” award by Silicon Review Magazine (2018),
– APAC CIO Outlook’s “Top 10 Compliance Solutions Providers” award (2019),
– CEO Monthly’s “Best Environmental Compliance Software Solutions CEO (Europe)” award (2020),
– Verdantix Smart Innovator Badge for Corporate ESG & Sustainability Software (2021)
– and the Best Social Product Compliance Software Solutions CEO (Europe) Award from CEO Monthly (2021).
Paul EdgeBlockchain Lead | EDP
Paul Edge is an accomplished professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the Energy industry, predominantly within Risk Management. As the Blockchain and Metaverse Lead at EDP, he is driving transformative initiatives. Paul has designed stablecoins in 5 currencies, created splitable NFTs for 5G networks, and currently focuses on Guarantee of Origin tokenization and blockchain-based ownership of digital twins. With a Mathematics degree from Manchester University, a PhD in Quantitative Finance from Imperial College London, and a diploma in Actuarial Techniques from the Institute of Actuaries, Paul brings a multidisciplinary approach to his work as a thought leader.
Ramzi LaiebCo-founder | Carbonable
Co founder of Carbonable, Ramzi Laieb brings a visionary approach to carbon neutrality, emphasizing the importance of meticulous execution and unwavering trust. His dedication to operational precision has its roots in a decade of immersion within supply chain and technological advancements, particularly in the retail and energy sectors. At Carbonable, this expertise finds its place, marrying traditional industry rigor with the transformative power of blockchain. Ramzi’s guiding principle? “True sustainability isn’t just about vision, but about the precision with which we bring that vision to life.”
Vincent KatchavendaCOO | Erable
Exploring how technology, art, and science can enable humanity to confront social and environmental crises is a mission I am deeply committed to.
My guiding philosophy is centered on utilizing decentralized, unrestricted, and immune-to-censorship technology. This serves as a tool for shaping a new societal paradigm, promoting the creation, management, and development of inclusive and sustainable socio-economic systems.
Web3 and its foundational technologies represent a major shift. They leverage the collective power of individuals and digital communities, fueling the creation of new initiatives and addressing entrenched societal challenges. This transformation redefines power dynamics, elevating the role of digital communities above traditional stakeholders and ensuring their integral participation in value creation.
I am firmly convinced that these innovative models provide a groundbreaking platform to tackle systemic issues such as inequality, poverty, and climate change.
Since 2017, I have been actively involved in numerous projects on different key focus areas:
– Climate Action & Environmental Sustainability
– Financial Inclusion & Equitable Wealth Distribution
– Education & Digital Literacy for Web3 Adoption
– Transparent & Decentralized Governance Models
– Community-driven Social Impact Initiatives