Jan 21, 2019 01:51 PM IST | Economy
Davos 2019: Want to buy ethical food? Scan with your phone for fast facts
Launched by environmental group WWF and investment firm BCG Digital Ventures, OpenSC opensc.com is a website that harnesses blockchain technology to allow users to scan a QR code on a product or menu that reveals the full history and supply chain before they buy.
Globally, consumers and retailers are demanding more information about what they procure, buy and eat, to ascertain that its production and transportation does not damage the environment, or use illegal and unethical business practices.
The digital tool will cover environmental, social and human rights, and hopes to attract sustainability bodies and schemes, as well as corporations and major commodities producers, said Dermot O’Gorman, CEO of WWF-Australia.
Published Date: Jan 21st, 2019 01:08 PM | Updated Date: Jan 21, 2019 01:51 PM IST
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