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We were intrigued when Rutgers student Piers Duffell told us he was setting up a Philly iteration of the Blockchain for Social Impact meetup, a project of Brooklyn-based ConsenSys.
Next Tuesday, the meetup group is convening for its third session with Brian Iselin — a former soldier and federal agent — as the evening’s main speaker. Iselin is the founder of Geneva-based Slave Free Trade, a nonprofit working on leveraging the might of the blockchain to rid the world of slave labor.
— slavefreetrade.org (@slavefreetrade) July 27, 2017
The 80-employee company is aiming to do this by helping business clean up their supply chains and get their products certified as slave-free through decentralized applications on the Ethereum blockchain that can vet consumer information, source retail and business connections, find suppliers and more.
The meetup is happening at Industrious in Center City.