The Australian arm of the world wildlife Fund (WWF-Australia) and BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV) has launched a blockchain platform OpenSC, which will allow companies and individuals to track the supply chain of food products using QR codes. It is assumed that the possession of information about the origin of the goods will help buyers to make an informed ethical choice when buying them, and manufacturers will facilitate the work towards disclosure of such data.
What if you knew exactly how sustainable your food is, just by scanning a QR code with your phone? With OpenSC, you can.#OpenSC is a revolutionary digital platform developed by WWF-Australia and @BCGDV that allows you to track a product along its entire supply chain. Here’s how pic.twitter.com/uKwpeGqTcB
— WWF_Australia (@WWF_Australia) January 17, 2019
Next week a new plan to present to world leaders at the International economic forum in Davos. In the future, according to Reuters, the solution can be extended to track chain of production of palm oil and timber.
Recall that last fall, IBM introduced the powered by Hyperledger Fabric blockchain IBM Food Trust, which will allow you to track the supply chain of products for a monthly fee ranging from $100 to $10 thousand. Walmart and and previously operated its network of trade centers Sam’s Club suppliers give the leafy greens a year for the introduction of blockchain technology to track deliveries of their products.