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Jul 19, 2018
Liverpool bids to be first ‘Climate Positive’ City by end of 2020

The Poseidon Foundation have signed a ground-breaking partnership with Liverpool City Council in a bid to make Liverpool the world’s first climate positive city by the end of 2020.

Jun 28, 2018
BAC Partners with Poseidon to Become the First Car Manufacturer to Go ‘Climate Positive’

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) based in Liverpool has become the first car manufacturer in the world to go ‘climate positive’, setting a new industry standard for climate action. Becoming climate positive means that BAC will contribute to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits.

Jun 12, 2018
The Poseidon Foundation announces fundraising timetable ahead of platform launch

Malta, Tuesday 12th June 2018: The Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”) is pleased to announce the timetable for its year-long public fundraising phase which encompasses three token sales ahead of the platform’s official launch in August 2019. The first token sale will launch on 16th June 2018 and will last six weeks ending 29th July 2018. The second token sale will be launched on 3rd November 2018 lasting four weeks and the third token sale will launch on 4th May 2019 for two weeks. Registration is now open on the Poseidon website for the first token sale.

May 24, 2018
Poseidon Foundation launches first retail platform that allows consumers to support climate action using blockchain technology

London, 24th May 2018: The world’s first retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprint has been launched in London by non-profit ogranisation The Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”). Poseidon’s platform uses blockchain technology to integrate carbon markets into transactions at the point-of-sale, giving retailers and their customers the opportunity to support forestry conservation projects around the world when they buy and sell everyday items, and in turn support action on climate change.

May 21, 2018
Poseidon Foundation appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer ahead of Token Sale

London, Monday 21st May 2018: The Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”), the world’s first retail platform that allows consumers to rebalance their own carbon footprint at the point of sale has appointed Chidi Akutu as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Cesare Tagliaferri as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). These milestone appointments come as Poseidon enters its public fundraising phase culminating in its Token Sale on Saturday 16th June, which will be open for four weeks.

Apr 25, 2018
The Poseidon Foundation domiciles in Malta

The Poseidon Foundation joins a growing community of blockchain companies in Malta

Apr 18, 2018
The Poseidon Foundation appoints four experts to its Advisory Board

The Poseidon Foundation appoints four experts to its Advisory Board

Apr 11, 2018
Poseidon Foundation receives its first €2.1 million contribution

The first €2.1 million contribution will be used to protect 55 million trees in the Cordillera Azul National Park, Peru

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The Cryptonomist (19 Jul 2018):  Liverpool ready to use an eco-friendly blockchain
Raconteur (21 Jun 2018):  Cryptocurrency: a force for good?
The Weather Network (20 Jun 2018):  Ice cream for climate change - Ben & Jerry's new campaigns
Retail Technology Innovation Hub (29 May 2018):  Ben & Jerry’s backs Poseidon blockchain eco initiative
FastCompany (24 May 2018):  Poseidon to create blockchain carbon currency
Environmental Finance (24 May 2018):  Carbon market eyes blockchain benefits
Internet of Business (24 May 2018):  Ben & Jerry’s scoops blockchain carbon trading pilot
Energy Digital (20 Sep 2017):  Poseidon to create blockchain carbon currency

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Mar 17, 2018
The Amazon could lose half its wildlife

Sobering article from Quartz about a WWF study on the effects of Climate Change on the Amazon Forest wildlife. Even if countries met the targets set by the Paris Climate Agreements, the Amazon Forest is expected to lose a quarter of its plants and animals.

Mar 6, 2018
Poseidon White Paper empowers consumers to address their impact

Ecosphere+ is partnering with the Poseidon Foundation who are developing a solution, powered by blockchain, to enable anyone to own their carbon footprint. Imagine buying a pair of shoes and being able to address the carbon from those shoes’ production and transportation right when you buy them? This wasn’t possible before: we didn’t have blockchain to immutably and transparently track the carbon, point of sale integrations were cumbersome, and the carbon market only works in tons while a pair of shoes is around 12kg of carbon.

Sep 19, 2017
Valuing Nature Through Carbon Blockchain Technology

Laszlo announced the launch of a partnership to create a carbon currency that will revolutionise the way we value nature, using blockchain to access the carbon market.

Sep 19, 2017
This new carbon currency could make us more climate friendly

If you know something is bad for you but you don’t know how to measure it, how can you reduce it? Take calories, for example. If we want to lose weight, we need to reduce our calorie intake. To do this we can use the information found on packaging and in apps to monitor our calorie intake and adjust to what is healthy. Let’s apply this analogy to the environment. Just as many of us are clogging up our bodies with invisible calories, so every day we clog up our world with invisible greenhouse gases. Wouldn’t it be great if we could count, take control of and reduce our carbon emissions just as we take control of our diets?

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Sep 19, 2017
Sustainable Investment Forum, New York

The Sustainable Investment Forum was the largest finance-focused high level meeting during New York Climate Week, taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square.