Financing the Future of Sustainability:
Blockchain, Natural Capital, and the Digital Economy.

7pm, Thursday March 23, 2017
Free Admission

This is not an FCCT-sponsored event. It is a paid function and responsibility for program content is solely that of the event organizer
We are at the cusp of a great revolution. Blockchain technology is the next
generation of the Internet. It will change how we look at money, and it may even help us save the planet.

Please join us for a stimulating evening of talks and discussions as we explore the the implications of Blockchain on sustainable finance. Learn how a digital economy can support efforts to preserve and even grow our natural resources.

Swiss blockchain startup Lykke and international NGO Worldview International
Foundation (WIF) have partnered to list vital natural capital backed assets on Lykke Exchange.

Heyerdahl Climate Pioneers (HCP) is a digital token representing living mangroves and carbon credit rights in Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park in Myanmar, named in honor of the famed Norwegian explorer and WIF cofounder.

Alan Laubsch of Lykke will lead the blockchain discussion, and WIF Chairman Dr. Arne Fjortfoft will introduce his pioneering mangrove restoration work in Myanmar, and share ideas for making a tangible impact on climate change.

Dr. Arne Johansson Fjørtoft DBA is a Norwegian politician , journalist , author, organizational leader, communication specialist and social business inventor. Dr. Fjortoft served as the Chairman of the Liberal Party of Norway for four years. During his leadership, the party widened its political agenda with a global commitment to sustainable development. He is the Secretary General of Worldview International Foundation based in Sri Lanka and currently implementing the mangrove restoration project in the Irrawaddy Delta Region of Myanmar.

Alan Laubsch is a passionate risk and ecosystems researcher, and a founder of the Natural Capital Alliance (NCA). Alan currently runs the Natural Capital Markets group at Lykke , which provides instant liquidity for Natural Capital Coins without transaction fees.

Alan started his career as a researcher in JPMorgan's corporate risk management group in New York, after receiving a degree in Industrial Engineering at Stanford University in 1993. He is one of 25 founding members of the RiskMetrics Group (now part of MSCI), where he authored Risk Management: A Practical Guide (1999) .


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