South America

South America

JBS to Use Blockchain for Sustainable Livestock Supply Chain

One of the world’s largest meat processing company, JBS of Brazil will be using blockchain technology to cross-check information of its direct suppliers with...

Agriculture Giants Team Up on Blockchain Platform to Track Grains in...

The world's largest grains and oilseeds companies, American giants Bunge and Cargill, have joined together to create the joint venture Covantis, which will use...

Mexico Brings First Sovereign Bond Linked to UN’s SDG Goals

Mexico joined the growing ranks of issuers riding the sustainability funding wave last week when it became the first sovereign to sell a bond...

Covid Revealed Latin America’s Structural Weakness-Good News for Blockchain

By Alejandro Gonzalez Ormerod “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” It’s a cliché as old as time, but it tends to be best...

Venezuela Blocks Coinbase, Remittance Platform MercaDolar

In the latest crackdown to overseas digital services, Venezuela has surprisingly blocked access to US-based cryptocurrency Coinbase and fiat remittance platform MercaDolar. Brought to the...

Credit Markets: Brazil Company Ties Bond to Emission Cuts

As Brazil struggles with deforestation, one of the country's largest paper manufacturers is pitching investors a bond that will cost the company money if...