Poseidon is a not-for-profit foundation that empowers people to save the planet with every purchase through its breakthrough platform. The platform provides a vital new tool for retailers to shift behaviours and integrate real climate action into every retail transaction at the point-of-sale. Using blockchain technology, Poseidon empowers all of us to address the carbon impact of our lifestyle choices to track and share the positive impact of our transactions on individual projects with our peers.
They believe that controlling your carbon footprint should be as easy as checking your bank balance. Their solution will, for the first time, empower everyone to participate in climate action, all the way to the retail level. Their vision is to create a platform that integrates carbon credits into everyday life, enabling the seamless and transparent accountability for our carbon footprints as part of every purchase we make. Their first focus is on a retail integration, attaching carbon credits to everyday purchases, because we believe this can lead to the biggest change in the way carbon credits are used. With a simple and accessible method of purchasing carbon credits in place, each and every one of us will be able to support crucial land-based emission reduction projects that protect forests and national parks in some of the world’s most endangered areas, supporting local economies that will have a lasting positive impact on our planet. They have already been integrated into Ben & Jerry's flagship London store, which you can read more about here (https://www.forbes.com/sites/ oliversmith/2018/05/29/ben-jer rys-bets-on-blockchain-to-canc el-out-the-carbon-in-every- scoop/#69a17c85688c). Once we have achieved our first goal, we will expand the platform to corporates, traders, and governments. The need for a global carbon market is evident and we have received interest from both industry leaders and governments, highlighting how relevant and necessary our solution is. They believe in cooperation and cohesion; our approach is to give every market player the tools they need to participate alongside each other. They are a motivated team, dedicated to building a non-profit that focuses on having a deep and lasting impact on climate change. Each of us has in-depth experience in our respective fields and together we form a team with the required skills to make Poseidon, and our solution to this global problem, a success. Being a non-profit foundation, we can focus on creating sustainable impact and creating alliances in the carbon markets without financial interests. This allows us to build a platform that has one goal: saving our climate.
|“||June 2017: Poseidon concept created.
September 2017: Launch during New York Climate Week.
January 2018: Working Software Beta.
Working Software Beta: Start of Private Fundraiser.
April 2018: Legal entity established in Malta.
May 2018: Launch of pilot projects.
June 2018: Mobile App Launch.
July 2018: Multi Pilot Integration.
August 2018: Online Retailer Integration.
September 2018: Voluntary Donation via Mobile App.
October 2018: Carbon Footprint Product Catalogue – Phase 1.
February 2019: Carbon Footprint Product Catalogue – Phase 2.
April 2019: Non-participating Retailer App Integration.
June 2019: Platform Live.
|Laszlo Giricz||Founder And CEO||https://www.linkedin.com/in/laszlo-g-b35666152/||3.3|
|Ian Briggs||Research And Development||3.3|
|Chris Porter||Software Development Management||https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-porter-uk/||3.3|
|Rene Velasquez||Carbon Markets Expert||https://www.linkedin.com/in/renevelasquez/||3.3|
|Jessica Verhagen||Carbon Trading Expert||https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-verhagen-86873157/||3.3|
|David Webb||Foundation Administrator||https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-webb-6point6/||3.3|
|Christian Farrugia||Foundation Administrator||3.3|
|Kristin Rechberger||Founder And CEO "Dynamic Planet"||Advisor||3.3|
|Peter McCullagh||Founder And Managing Partner "TenX Ventures Inc"||Advisor||3.3|
|Anthony Hobley||Chief Executive Officer "Carbon Tracker Initiative"||Advisor||3.3|
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