Episode 1 - Can Blockchains align with ESG goals?

Feb 24, 2022, 02:54 PM

In our first Episode Helen Disney interviews Sean Kiernan on the environmental impact of blockchain, its role in promoting social goals and whether it can be incorporated into ESG investing through proof of work and proof of stake consensus mechanisms.

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HIGHLIGHTS
▶ The truth about the environmental impact on crypto
▶ Why ESG matters for Blockchains
▶ Beyond Environmental aspects - crypto’s broader social impact 

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TIMESTAMPS
00:00:00 Intro
00:01:03 The environmental impact of Blockchain technology
00:03:05 Moving to Proof of Stake (PoS)
00:05:10 Defi and Staking
00:07:03 ESG incentives in mining
00:10:30 Can blockchains make a positive social impact?
00:14:09 Concluding Remarks