Lykke and Worldview International Foundation event in Bangkok
Lykke, a Swiss Fintech company building a global marketplace on the blockchain, and international NGO Worldview International Foundation (WIF) invite you to join a Blockchain & Natural Capital discussion. The talk, entitled Financing the Future of Sustainability, will take place on March 23, 2017, at Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand in Bangkok.
We will explore the impact of the Blockchain on sustainable finance and learn how a digital economy can support efforts to preserve and grow our natural resources.
Lykke and WIF have partnered to list vital natural capital backed assets on Lykke Exchange. Heyerdahl Climate Pioneers (HCP) is a digital token representing living mangroves and carbon credit rights in Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park in Myanmar, named in honor of the famed Norwegian explorer and WIF cofounder.
Alan Laubsch, Lykke Natural Capital Markets Director, will lead the blockchain discussion, and WIF Chairman Dr. Arne Fjørtoft will introduce his pioneering mangrove restoration work in Myanmar and share ideas for making a tangible impact on climate change.
Dr. Arne Johansson Fjørtoft is a Norwegian politician, journalist , author, organizational leader, communication specialist and social business inventor. Dr. Fjørtoft served as the Chairman of the Liberal Party of Norway for four years. During his leadership, the party widened its political agenda with a global commitment to sustainable development. He is the Secretary General of Worldview International Foundation based in Sri Lanka and currently implementing the mangrove restoration project in the Irrawaddy Delta Region of Myanmar.
Alan Laubsch is a passionate risk and ecosystems researcher, and a founder of the Natural Capital Alliance (NCA). Alan currently runs the Natural Capital Markets group at Lykke, which provides instant liquidity for Natural Capital Coins without transaction fees. Alan started his career as a researcher in JPMorgan's corporate risk management group in New York, after receiving a degree in Industrial Engineering at Stanford University in 1993. He is one of 25 founding members of the RiskMetrics Group (now part of MSCI), where he authored Risk Management: A Practical Guide (1999).
Financing the Future of Sustainability talk will take place this Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 7pm local time (GMT+7). If you happen to be in Bangkok, please join us at Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand: Penthouse, Maneeya Center Building, 518/5 Ploenchit Road (connected to the BTS Skytrain Chitlom station), Patumwan, Bangkok.
Admission to the talk is free.
We will also arrange a webcast at the Tree-volution Facebook page.