Open Data Systems for the Circular Economy

Fresh off the CE100 Summit, Jessi Baker writes about the relevance of Provenance to material products, their creation and life cycle. Read more
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“Behind every product is a complex chain of people and places and that’s a really important part of why people buy things,” Ms Baker explains. “Provenance is all about making that information…

Provenance in the Press | December 2016

“Project Provenance Ltd is working towards greater transparency in the fishing industry by tracing the origins and histories of products’ by combining RFID tags with the blockchain.” How Blockchain Technology Is Improving…

Blockchains and Human Rights

Blockchains and Human Rights

Agricultural workers in Asia, particularly those in Myanmar, earn only up to £1.96 per day during monsoon season, and up to £2.75 during dry season. How can tech help improve living wages,…

Provenance in the Press | November 2016

“Provenance uses the technology to track food from farm to table, adding trust and transparency to the supply chain.” Disruptive tech is still as weird and interesting as it used to be…

Join us in Building a Transparent Future

According to PWC’s Consumer Intelligence Series reports, brands considered trustworthy, authentic and transparent have grown in value at nearly five times the rate of the average company over the past 15 years….

Provenance in the Press | October 2016

“The Co-op is funding a 12-week pilot with a social enterprise, Provenance, to see how it can increase transparency on labelling “to provide a digital history so every product tells a story”…

Open Data Systems for the Circular Economy

Berlin played host to this year’s CE100 Summit, held annually by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. A digest of thoughts during a plane ride back from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation CE100 gathering in…

Trust in the Digital Age

 A great new TED Talk by subject expert Rachel Botsman articulates the future of trust and the great opportunity to redesign systems so they are transparent, inclusive and accountable. As a social…

Provenance in the Press | September 2016

“It claims the Provenance software service will enable businesses to comply with legislation and consumer demands which will create a “positive social and environmental impact.” Blockchain Will Transform the Agriculture Industry Bitcoin.com •…

Provenance on the blockchain: Update from Devcon2

Provenance on the blockchain: Update from Devcon2

Tea leaves at Qiujiang Road in Shanghai: 2016’s host city for Devcon2. Our own blockchain expert, Thibaut Schaeffer, gives a round-up of his experience at this year’s Shanghai-based Ethereum Developer Conference, addressing…

Tracking Tuna from Catch to Customer

Tracking Tuna from Catch to Customer

Tuna fishing boat in Asilulu, Maluku. How can we ensure the fish we buy is slavery free? The Provenance team piloted blockchain technology to track key data along tuna supply chains in…

Provenance in the Press | August 2016

“Provenance, a U.K. software startup, uses blockchain technology to establish the authenticity of food. Provenance is testing the technology to authenticate tuna caught in Indonesia delivered to Japanese restaurants.” Blockchain Joins Efforts…

5 Reasons to Intern at a Tech Startup…

Hello world, here’s some insight into why I think interning for a tech startup is both highly valuable and exciting. I joined Provenance in June for the UCL Advances Summer Internship Programme and would…

Provenance in the Press | July 2016

“Using blockchain technology would proactively provide digitally permanent, audit-able records that show stakeholders the state of the product at each value-added step.” 5 applications for blockchain in your business The Economist •…

We’re looking for a Design Intern!

Provenance builds trust in businesses and products by making information accessible to brands and shoppers alike. We showcase the people, places and processes behind material goods via our transparency and traceability tools….

Blockchain Series Part I: What is a blockchain?

Towards peer-to-peer interaction of a global scale. Provenance developer Thibaut Schaeffer provides an introduction to some of the groundbreaking technologies we use to power trusted transparency. Blockchain: a shared information system innovating…