Green Assets Wallet - Kick Off Breakfast Meeting

16 January 2018, Stockholm

Stockholm Green Digital Finance and the Emerging Markets Dialogue on Finance (EMDF) team have convened on 16 January in Stockholm to kick off project activities for the Green Assets Wallet (GAW) innovation project. Participants discussed possibilities of applying the GAW technology across multiple sectors and industries, project development, and market implementation.

The project implementation consortium comprises of the blockchain engineering company ChromaWay, CICERO and Geographic Information Bureau which are building the technology and collaborating to the three elements of Validation, Impact and Trust. In addition, the Swedish Bank SEB, leaders in responsible investment Öhman and asset owner Mistra, as well as the leading property company Vasakronan are actively engaged in offering input, pilots and testing. Testing will also be done by various emerging markets partners, mainly from India and Latin America.

The Green Asset Wallet aims to channel private institutional capital to green projects in emerging countries through the use of blockchain technology. The project will help to validate different types of green claims and facilitate the verification of impact reporting. This innovative project is expected to launch within 2018.

For additional information please contact nina.roth@giz.de.

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