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With an innovative suite of products providing world-changing solutions in blockchain, Internet of Things, and advanced logistics systems, GrainChain is benefitting every level of the agricultural industry. GrainChain’s solutions help guarantee everything from timely payments for farmers and suppliers to the instant availability of tradable commodities, improving the quality across the entire supply chain.
“Fast Company’s recognition of GrainChain further solidifies the importance of the meaningful work GrainChain is doing in the agricultural industry as its products guarantee visibility and security to growers and vendors as well as reduce risk to bankers and buyers,” said
“There seems no better time to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, resources, and, in some cases, their scale to tackle society’s biggest problems,” says
Now in its fourth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards showcase 26 winners, more than 200 finalists, and more than 500 honorable mentions — with Health and Wellness, Corporate Social Responsibility, and AI and Data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent judges selected winners and finalists from a pool of more than 3,000 entries across transportation, education, food, politics, technology and more. The 2020 awards feature entries from across the globe, from
GrainChain's innovative platform using blockchain, IoT and advanced logistics systems expedites agricultural settlement payments to farmers and suppliers while providing the immediate availability of tradable commodities to buyers.
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs and is focused on social good, seeking to elevate finished products and brave concepts that make the world better. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation,
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