Coca-Cola to use Blockchain to Fight Forced Labour Worldwide

Coca-Cola, the US State Department and two other companies have partnered to create a secure global blockchain registry for workers, in the fight against forced labour worldwide. Food and beverage companies are under pressure to address the risk in countries where they obtain sugarcane. Coca Cola says it is exploring multiple blockchain projects and has committed to undertake 28 country-level studies on child labour, forced labour and land rights for its sugar supply chains by 2020. Bitfury will build the platform for this project, together with Emercoin to provide blockchain services.

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