The United Nations Global Compact, a non-binding pact aimed at encouraging businesses to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, has accepted nonfungible token and blockchain gaming and platform Enjin as a participant.
Enjin announced today it would be exploring ways to use nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, to promote sustainability and equality as part of the UN pact. The company suggested using the technology to fight climate change by employing it in carbon capture companies and reducing the global wealth gap by allowing creators around the world permissionless access to NFT markets.
“While we are struggling to recover from the global pandemic and its impacts, we are experiencing exponential growth of technologies like AI and blockchain,” said the head of the Centre for AI and Robotics at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, Irakli Beridze. “More than ever, we need to take advantage and harness the potential of these new technologies to ensure that we are better equipped and