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ESG to Spur Demand for Green Sukuk as Sustainable Assets Top...

Demand for green sukuk will benefit from rising global investor appetite for ESG, according to Moody’s ESG Solutions. It comes as sustainable assets reached $40...

UN Experts See Sustainable Development in Cryptocurrencies

Despite issues of greenhouse gases produced in Bitcoin mining, the United Nations believes that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology could play an important role in...

How the U.S. Became the World’s New Bitcoin Mining Hub

Well before China decided to kick out all of its bitcoin miners, they were already leaving in droves, and new data from Cambridge University...

NSF Seeks Partners for Blockchain Business Programs

The National Science Foundation is looking for partners to help with demonstrations of blockchain-based smart contracts that could enhance its mission or business processes,...

Cardano Grows Closer to Launching Smart Contracts with New Testnet

IOHK, the blockchain development team behind Cardano, announced on July 15 that the project’s Alonzo test net had officially transitioned from Blue to White,...

Harmony Announces $1M Hackathon Aimed at Merging Traditional Finance and DeFi

The Harmony blockchain has opened registration for a hackathon starting next month with more than $1 million in seed funding and prizes for participants. In...