Blockchain & Circular Economies: TED Circles (Free)
Updated: Jul 23, 2021
This insights report is a recap of the TED Circles: Blockchain and Circular Economies workshop held on Sat April 24, 2021 10-11:30 am ET. transform this hosted TED Circles are a free, online, safe and inclusive place to connect with innovators from all over the globe. This workshop included representation from at least 7 different countries: Canada, USA, Spain, India, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Israel. Our special guest in attendance was the Blockchain expert Nitin Gaur.
TED Circles' Apr 2021 theme was "Appreciating Earth". Circular economy can build a sustainable future by combining technology and intelligent design to maximize economies of scale and reduce waste. Blockchain has the potential to build this future. Let's meet and discuss:
How can the circular economy create value for businesses?
Can blockchains provide an incentive?
What will it take for us to enable blockchain towards a circular economy?
Workshop Host: Gunjan Syal – Chief Strategy Advisor, GoEmerald
Contributor: Miri Vinitski – Innovation and Market Analyst (intern), GoEmerald
For inspiration, here are a TED Talk and a HBR article that represent the topic: