Blockchain Technology for Good

28 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2020

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Wulf A. Kaal

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law

Date Written: October 10, 2020


The evolution of blockchain technology as a foundational and transformational technology helps solve critical societal problems. Blockchain technology enables sustainability-focused blockchain initiatives to achieve their social and public welfare objectives. Using a dataset of sustainability-focused blockchain initiatives, blockchain startups, and established businesses, the article evaluates the core transformational features of blockchain technology and its impact on humanity.

Keywords: Sustainability, Environment, Social Good, Social Justice, Society, Social Causes, Assets, Blockchain, Startup, Decentralized Commerce, Reputation Verification, Emerging Technology, Crypto Economics, Token Models, Incentive Design, Tokens, Equity, Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchain Technology,

JEL Classification: K20, K23, K32, L43, L5, O31, O3

Suggested Citation

Kaal, Wulf A., Blockchain Technology for Good (October 10, 2020). University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Forthcoming , Available at SSRN:

Wulf A. Kaal (Contact Author)

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law ( email )

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