• Ripple carbon neutral
    Technology,  XRP

    Ripple pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030

    The international payments firm announced that the XRP Ledger Foundation will also go carbon neutral, using the blockchain-based EW Zero platform

    Ripple has partnered with the Energy Web Foundation to launch an open source tool dubbed EW Zero that it said will help any blockchain firm that is looking to eliminate its carbon footprint.

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    With Vakt investment, five of the biggest energy companies bet on blockchain

    The oil and gas industry is embracing blockchain technology for everything from tracking products to financing sales

    With the announcement on Jan. 16 that three major oil and gas firms including Chevron, Total, and Reliance Industries have joined Vakt, the energy-industry enterprise blockchain company now has five of the 10 largest oil firms by market capitalization on board.