Tag: esg

Sep 17 2022

Where ESG Falls Short, Bitcoin Is Socially Responsible Money

Companies’ environmental, social and governance scores are based almost exclusively on subjective values masquerading as objective measures.This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps.This is the follow-up article to “...

Sep 01 2022

The World Of Tomorrow: Seven Trends In Bitcoin Mining And Energy

Sep 01 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business energy esg green energy mining

Bitcoin could enable humanity to take the next step in energy production and usage through the capabilities it unlocks.This is an opinion article by Ruda Pellini, co-founder and president of Arthur Mining.The world is no longer the same — it is constantly changing. And this transformation is happening increasingly faster. In reality, the “new normal” is a constant transformation and the...

Aug 30 2022

Indonesia's Biggest Tech Firm Enters Bitcoin Market With Local Exchange Acquisition

GoTo purchased Indonesian bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange PT Kripto Maksima Koin for $8.38 million to become a diverse money management company.GoTo purchased PT Kripto Maksima Koin by acquiring 100% of available shares.The tech giant paid about $8.38 million for the acquisition to become a money management firm.GoTo reportedly accounts for 2% of Indonesia’s total GDP.The...

Aug 20 2022

Environmental, Social And Governance Is A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

ESG seems like a positive way to protect the environment on a surface level, but a deeper examination reveals a more sinister path to totalitarianism. This is an opinion editorial by Macro Jack, a Bitcoiner with a background in traditional financial services spanning investment research, investor relations and business development.Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is an approach...

Bitcoin Is ESG, ESG Is Not

Bitcoin is capable of reducing energy costs for consumers as opposed to the opposite-of-intended effects that renewables have.This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps.Part OneA common critique of Bitcoin is that it uses too much energy, yet...

Aug 13 2022

Blackrock Induced Spike For This Altcoin: What Does It Mean?

Aug 13 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  blackrock esg news

In its recent announcement on the launch of a Bitcoin private trust, Blackrock revealed its interest in few projects. The world's largest asset manager, Blackrock said it was encouraged by blockchain projects focused on...

Jul 14 2022

Ignore The Unproductive Central Planners And Use Bitcoin

To fully cut the unproductive class away from the levers of control, the productive class must use bitcoin to secure the layers outside of money.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1337: “Ignore the unproductive central planners.” Sign up...

May 28 2022

ESG Study: Methane-Fueled Bitcoin Mining Can Eliminate 5.32% Of Global Emissions

It’s all about methane. Finally, an ESG analyst takes a look at the data and gives bitcoin mining the praise it deserves. In the paper “Quantifying the Potential Impact of Bitcoin Mining on Global Methane Emissions,”...

May 22 2022

These companies are using blockchain to improve ESG compliance for the mining industry

May 22 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture enterprise esg sentient

Sentient Equity Partners has joined the xx network to use its blockchain ecosystem to post its ESG compliance data in a public and transparent matter. As part of its efforts to increase transparency, Sentient will also collaborate with C02 Labs and the xx network to develop a platform for mining operations' ESG compliance. While neither Sentient nor xx are household names in the...

May 10 2022

Will ESG Be Behind The Next Bullish Bitcoin Narrative?

It might be hard to find a bullish narrative for Bitcoin currently. The inflation hedge has plummeted during the worst inflation in 40 years. It hasn't acted as a safe haven during war, a pandemic, or anything else. In fact, given the recent price action, few would argue in the favor of cryptocurrency. But what if there was a new narrative brewing? Tech...

May 05 2022

Bitcoin Mining Rigs Could Heat Vancouver Homes Next Year. Take That, ESG FUD

The city of Vancouver could soon take a step into the future. As New York is about to take the Chinese route and cut itself from yet another industry, Vancouver considers “using an unconventional method: harnessing the heat emitted from” bitcoin mining. If signed, the...

May 03 2022

Binance Australia ESG update

May 03 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  australia binance esg press release

Binance Australia, the world’s first digital currency exchange to commence reporting on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) metrics under a universal framework developed by the World Economic Forum (WEF), provides an update on its progress and initiatives from the first quarter. Binance Australia is a fully compliant and progressive Australian fintech brand that empowers customers and corporate […]

May 01 2022

Can Ethereum Benefit From A Shift In ESG Narrative?

May 01 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  esg eth ethereum ethusd

Disclaimer: The following op-ed represents the views of the author, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Bitcoinist. Bitcoinist is an advocate of creative and financial freedom alike. No oceans. No blue sky. Only wrecks of its formal glory. We burned the planet down and now our children will have to fight over the remaining resources. This is the world 40 years...

Apr 12 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 2. Morning: Booth, Pysh, Carter, Back, van Wirdum & More

The last day of the Bitcoin 2022 conference was sort of a letdown. The big- name speakers didn’t deliver, the announcements were mild and there was no El Salvador moment. That was in the afternoon, though. In the morning, the bitcoin-famous speakers did their thing and brought forth interesting ideas and doubled down on their theories. The host was comedian and YouTuber JP Sear....

Apr 05 2022

The Ripple Effects Of Change The Code’s Campaign Against Bitcoin

Apr 05 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture energy esg fud marty's bent

One does not simply change Bitcoin’s code, as the Change The Code campaign ridiculously requests.Greenpeace USA and the Environmental Working Group (EWG), with $5 million in backing from Ripple Labs co-founder Chris Larsen, recently launched the...

Apr 04 2022

Intel Launches ESG Friendly Bitcoin Mining Chips

Intel is dedicated to becoming a key player in the blockchain space. The multinational semiconductor manufacturer has unveiled its second-generation chip for proof-of-work crypto...

Mar 30 2022

Ripple & Greenpeace Join Forces For Ridiculous Campaign To Change Bitcoin To PoS

Who’s Chris Larsen trying to fool? Even though the Chairman of Ripple claims that “the company is not involved in this campaign,” their latest PR stunt is as obvious as it gets. Another million-dollar attack on bitcoin, once again using the ESG angle and a set of...

Mar 11 2022

The Questionable Ethics Of Bitcoin ESG Junk Science

Bitcoin environmental concerns are often portrayed in misleading and exaggerated ways contrary to proper research.Bitcoin receives disproportionate media coverage over its tiny fraction of a percent of global emissions and relatively inconsequential environmental impact. Why this happens requires following the money into environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) accounting. ESG accountants appear to be...

Is This A Proposal To Incentivize Green Bitcoin Mining Or A Marketing Ploy?

The road to a green bitcoin continues. This time, it’s with an idea so wild that it just may work. It arrives via a whitepaper titled “Greening Bitcoin With Incentive Offsets” by Troy Cross and Andrew M. Bailey. Did they find a way to align...

Feb 05 2022

Failure To Stay Carbon Neutral Will Cost Bitcoin Miners Dearly, Kevin O’Leary Warns

Feb 05 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin mining bitcoin news btc esg

ABC's Shark Tank star, Kevin O'Leary, has sounded a warning that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting is going to shake up the Bitcoin mining industry. While many key players are currently focused on Bitcoin’s price performance, O'Leary is more concerned about the dangers that the Bitcoin mining industry can pose for the market. O’Leary The post Failure To Stay Carbon Neutral Will...

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