BIS Calling for Blockchain-Based Sustainable Finance Solutions

Joshua Ramos
Source: Reuters

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is calling for blockchain-based sustainable finance solutions. Indeed, the newly announced COP28 initiative seeks the development of new blockchain-based technologies to aid the sustainability of the finance sector.

Additionally, the new initiatives have also called for artificial intelligence to be used to achieve their goals. Moreover, it is set to be developed alongside the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the Emirates Institute of Finance.

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BIS Seeking Blockchain-Based Finance Solutions

The development of Web3 technology has undoubtedly been among tech’s most impressive. Amid the boom in digital asset technology, the entire industry has noted marked growth. Now, an International finance institution is seeking to use that technology specifically, in service of green changes.

Indeed, the BIS is calling for the creation of blockchain-based sustainable finance solutions. Subsequently, the COP28 UAE TechSprint is asking teams to address data verification issues that remain in the finance sector. Moreover, it calls for solutions to also utilize AI in the solution creation.

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is calling for developers to create blockchain-based sustainable finance solutions
Source: Wall Street Journal

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BIS General Manager Agustin Carstens discussed the newly announced TechSprint. Specifically, he noted, “combating climate change is more urgent than ever, and it calls for profound change in the way economies operate and grow.”

“To finance the needed transformation, investors need certainty that their funds are channeled to their intended uses. Technologies that promote the timely measurement and disclosure of climate-related information are part of the solution,” he added.

The initiative is specifically focused on solving three problems. Firstly, using AI to fortify verification measures. Additionally, it uses the blockchain potential that exists in auditing and transparency efforts. Lastly, it uses the Internet of Things in risk assessment functions