Creating Social Impact

How GoodChain works

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Brands put products on GoodChain and Pledge to Causes: A product identifier is applied to a product. This makes it possible to link provenance information and create a mechanism for rewarding consumers for verifying products with IMPACT points.
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Consumers scan products and collect points: With every scan, more information is added to the record of the product journey. Consumers earn IMPACT points that are used to donate to charitable causes and that can also be used for rewards from the brand.
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Causes receive donations and create social impact: IMPACT points are accumulated by participating causes. These points have an equivalent value in GCT which can be exchanged for cash.
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Causes report details of their donation related activities: Consumers can see the proof of impact their participation in the GoodChain ecosystem has when causes document their donations funded projects.
Building the platform

GoodChain Road Map

Q2 2019
GoodChain Platform Release 0.1

  • Token economy implementation
  • Minting of codes
  • Minimum Viable Token
  • Pledging / Audit / Transfer of GCT

Q4 2019
GoodChain Platform Release 1.0

  • API for Product Transparency Data
  • Mainnet release (permissioned nodes)
  • Pilot Ecosystem Partner onboarding
  • GoodChain token to Impact Points
  • Ecosystem partner onboarding
  • Consumer wallet

Q2 2020
GoodChain Platform Release 2.0

  • Testing, Inspection and Verification system integration
  • Governance system for open access for Brands & Causes

Note: All releases will be GDPR compliant.

The Founders

The GoodChain Foundation is a collaboration between ScanTrust and BigchainDB.
ScanTrust
Secure QR code & supply chain software
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  • Founded in 2014, ScanTrust is headquartered in Switzerland with offices in Shanghai, Amsterdam, Kiev, Singapore and Bangkok.
  • ScanTrust operates an enterprise SaaS platform with blockchain capabilities that connects products to the Internet by giving these products each a unique digital identity in the cloud.
  • With its invention of both the world’s first & only copy-proof, secure QR code, the ScanTrust solution empowers brand owners and consumers to bring trust, transparency & traceability to the supply chain.
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Nathan J.Anderson
Founder and CEO at ScanTrust
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Dr. Justin Picard
Founder and CTO at ScanTrust
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Tobias Kars
VP of Product and Delivery at ScanTrust
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Jennifer Wu
CFO and Director of Strategy at ScanTrust
BigchainDB
Blockchain expertise & thought leadership
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  • Founded in 2013, BigchainDB is a blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assets, effectively combining the benefits of blockchains with the advantages of traditional databases.
  • BigchainDB allows for the deployment of large-scale blockchain applications in a variety of data-driven use cases from IP and identity, to supply chain, IoT, energy and automotive.
  • BigchainDB is the founding member of the Ocean Protocol, a decentralised data exchange protocol to unlock data for AI. Ocean Protocol successfully raised $22 million in Q1 2018
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Bruce Pon
Founder and CEO at BigchainDB and Founder of Ocean Protocol
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Dr. Trent McConaghy
Founder and CTO at BigchainDB and Founder of Ocean Protocol
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Kamal Ved
Executive Director at BigchainDB
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Gautam Dhameja
Lead Consultant at BigchainDB

Our Partners

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ScanTrust
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BigChainDB
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SOSV
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Fractal KYC/AML
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Cambio Coffee
Kryptos
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GoodChain Foundation

Experienced Advisors

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Jennifer Zhu Scott
WEF Future of Blockchain Council member

Jennifer is the founding principal of Radian Partners, a private investment firm for family offices and UHNWIs focusing on artificial intelligence, blockchain, and renewable energy. Prior to this, she was head of business development and strategy in APAC for Thomson Reuters and led the firm’s speech-to-text, deep search, and video-indexing projects. Jennifer is one of 20 members of the inaugural Council of The Future of Blockchain as well as a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. At Davos 2018, she was on a panel with Nobel Prize winner Professor Robert Shiller and Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley debating her views on crypto currencies and assets. Jennifer is China Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a permanent member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is also a consultant to Season 5 of the HBO show Silicon Valley. She sits on numerous boards and advisory boards including RNDR of OTOY.

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Erwan Vilfeu
FMCG thought leader, CEO Nestlé Korea

Erwan is a recognised leader in the food and beverage industry, bringing 22 years of unbroken chain of revenue and profit growth across Europe, Africa, and more recently Asia as CEO of Nestlé Korea. Erwan is also President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Food Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea. Erwan has a masters degree in aeronautical engineering from ESTACA, an MBA from IMD, an Artificial Intelligence certificate from Columbus University, and somewhere among earning his achievements, Erwan managed to squeeze in some time to obtain a commercial pilot's license.

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Dave Hughes
Global Supply Chain Expert

After a professional career of over 30 years at Unilever, Dave Hughes is retiring soon as the Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, for the South East Asia and Australasia Region. Since joining Unilever in 1984, he has held a wide range of supply chain roles covering manufacturing, planning, customer service, procurement and project engineering. During his career, Dave has had many operational and regional leadership as well as global strategic roles, including running large corporate transformation projects. Dave studied Electrical & Electronic Engineering at King’s College, London University, and has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Russia. We are privileged to have Dave as one of the GoodChain Foundation advisors.

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Sathvik Krishnamurthy
SV Serial Tech Entrepreneur

Sathvik is a serial tech entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley and an expert on cybersecurity and crypto assets. He has been on the management team of two companies that have gone through IPO (Worldtalk and Valicert) and most recently was CEO of Voltage Security for over a decade. Since Voltage Security was acquired by HP in 2015, Sath has been an active angel investor, advisor, and board member, working with several companies including Entrust Datacard, Callsign, GoodChain foundation founding partner ScanTrust SA, Stealth Security, CHITA (acquired by Medidata), Fortscale (acquired by Dell/RSA), and Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase).

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Thomas Ermacora
Resident Futurist of XPRIZE

Thomas is an award-winning urbanist-architect, technologist, author and regeneration entrepreneur currently serving as the Resident Futurist of the XPRIZE Foundation. Founder of the London Maker Mile and the Machines Room FabLab, he is also a founding partner of the MIT FabCity Initiative, an investor in a number of startups and advises the World Economic Forum’s Shaping the Future of Urban Development and Services Initiative.

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Audrey Selian
Impact Investment

Audrey serves as Director of the Artha Initiative associated with Rianta Capital Zurich, a philanthropic program tied to an investment advisory to a single family office. She has been active in the impact investing sector since 2006, and is founder of Artha Networks Inc., an online impact investment 'operating system' platform that is designed to tackle the economics of due diligence around high impact, small scale SMEs/SGBs. Audrey has a particular interest in high impact sustainable businesses, and has focused on building an investment portfolio in India, while helping find ways to galvanize like-minded 'impact' investors.

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Philippe Theunissen
Crypto and AI expert

Philippe is the Founder and CEO of PostCapitalism, a machine-learning based trading software for the crypto asset class that assists traders in monitoring the market and executing the best trades that maximize returns. A serial software entrepreneur from the Netherlands with deep experience in artificial intelligence, finance and management, Philippe believes in a society run on an economic model based on abundance instead of scarcity. He has founded several startups, including 21Brains (supply chain software) and currently PostCapitalism.

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Dr. Carsten Stöcker
Machine Economy thought leader

Carsten is the Founder and CEO of Spherity GmbH. Spherity is a scalable decentralised platform for the fourth industrial revolution providing secure identities and digital twins bridging the physical, biological, and digital spheres. He is a physicist by training with a Ph.D. from the University of Aachen. He also serves as a Council Member of Global Future Network for the World Economic Forum. Prior to founding Spherity GmbH, Dr. Stöcker worked for the Machine Economy Innovation Programme at innogy SE, German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR), and Accenture GmbH.

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Kenneth Oh
Legal Expert

Kenneth is a practicing lawyer and Senior Partner with Dentons Rodyk & Davidson’s Distributed Ledger & Blockchain Practice, Corporate Practice, and China/Indonesia Practices. Kenneth has been a lawyer for two decades, and specialises in corporate finance – advising on venture capital, private equity, initial token sales – as well as mergers & acquisitions. Legal directory Asia Pacific Legal 500 has listed Kenneth as being “…admired for his quickness of mind and his ability to come up with creative solutions...” and an “equity capital markets specialist”. Kenneth is also co-founder of MAS-licensed asset management firm Ferrell Financial and of boutique venture capital firm Omnibridge. He also serves as independent director of a company listed on the Hong Kong & Singapore Stock Exchanges and chairs their corporate governance committees. Kenneth advises the GoodChain Foundation and is also advisor to other blockchain dependent projects."