How Polygon is Helping Reforest the Indian Subcontinent

Planting trees is one of the simplest ways of pulling excess carbon out of the atmosphere. But it only counts if the planting is done at scale and the trees survive. SankalpTaru is an Indian non-profit tackling this problem with Polygon’s blockchain technology. Founded in 2013, SankalpTaru has planted over 3 million trees across hundreds […]

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Polygon Reaches First Sustainability Milestone by Achieving Network Carbon Neutrality

Polygon has made a major first step toward becoming carbon negative with the retirement of $400,000 in carbon credits representing 104,794 tonnes of greenhouse gasses, or the entirety of the network’s CO2 debt since inception.  The milestone comes after Polygon in mid-April released its Green Manifesto, part of its broader vision for sustainable development. The […]

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Going Green 101: Carbon Markets Demystified

Polygon’s recent decision to offset the network’s carbon debt was the result of extensive internal research into the various ways of reducing our environmental impact. The team had to decipher industry jargon, wade through alphabet soup of acronyms and choose from a multitude of available options. Below is a brief guide to getting started with […]

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The Business Case for Blockchains Going Green

Nothing says “you have arrived” like people caring about your carbon footprint. Polygon has recently marked that milestone with a commitment to becoming carbon negative by the end of the year. Below is the case for why other projects should follow our lead and how to go about doing it. Ethereum’s smart contract blockchain has […]

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Meet Projects Tackling Climate Change on Polygon

Greenhouse gasses are the frontline in the fight against climate change. One in three of carbon dioxide molecules in the Earth’s atmosphere ended up there as a result of human activity. With global CO2 emissions still climbing, it is an all-hands-on-deck problem. The only two ways to tackle it is to emit less and remove […]

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Our Green Manifesto

A Smart Contract with Planet Earth When our children ask us what we were doing during the crucial decade when the future of life on Earth hung in the balance, will it be enough to say we were building a complete suite of Ethereum scaling solutions? Will all of our daring ambition, our hard work […]

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