Blockchain is perhaps one of the biggest information technology breakthroughs since the internet. Whilst the internet was a huge step in sharing and searching for information, blockchain provides a new way to transact in an immutable, transparent and auditable way. Therefore, blockchain can potentially assist with traceability and transparency in supply chains. For organizations who want to get started with blockchain technology in their supply chain, we recommend following these three steps.
In recent years ChainPoint resided in the office tower at Kroonpark 10 in Arnhem, but due to the growth of the company it's time for the next step: on July 2nd 2018, ChainPoint will move to the office building ‘De Wing’ at the Mr. E.N. van Kleffensstraat 12 in Arnhem.
ChainPoint will be attending the BCI 2018 Global Cotton Conference in Brussels on June 26-28. The conference will bring the entire cotton industry together to colloborate on a sustainable future for cotton. The theme this year will explore the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations for 2030 and how this is influencing the cotton industry.
It’s a great time to be alive if you are even remotely interested in technology. Over the last few years new technologies have completely changed how we listen to music, order food or call a taxi. This same trend is occurring in the world of supply chains. How can we benefit from these emerging technologies and make our supply chain more sustainable?
On 30 and 31 May 2018, ChainPoint will attend RT’13 in Lille. The RT’13 conference is organised by the Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS), a valuable partner of ChainPoint. The theme of RT’13 is about gaining commitment to finding robust and equitable solutions in the supply chain of responsible soy, as well as to get long-term partnerships with other organizations and standards that share RTRS’s vision.
Next week ChainPoint will attend the 2018 Global Sustainability Conference, the global sustainability event hosted by ISEAL. This year, we are proud to say ChainPoint is the exclusive technology sponsor. , The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Driving Change For Greater Impact’.
ChainPoint has been working with brand owners, NGOs and other organisations for years to improve sustainability. One way for companies to improve their sustainability is by adopting a sustainability standard. Below we outline how standards can contribute towards a sustainable world.
When discussing conflict minerals and regulations, you will probably hear about the Dodd-Frank Act and section 1502. What is this Act and how does it relate to conflict minerals?
This year, ChainPoint will attend the 2018 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains that will take place from 17 till 20 April in Paris. ChainPoint's CEO Johan Zandbergen will be on the panel to discuss the use of technology on Wednesday April 18 at 14:15 in room CC1.
Since the rise of the internet and new technologies consumers today have far more tools at their disposal to research their purchases. No longer do they go to the shop around the corner to buy a recommended product, but instead do their own research, compare prices and read reviews online. This is also true when it comes to researching the origin of their products. Consumers want to know what is in their product, where it came from and how it was made.
Topics: sustainability standards