https://hedera.com/blog/shinhan-bank-furthers-digital-transformation-plans-joins-hedera-governing-council

Seoul, Korea and Dallas, TX — 14 April 2021 — Shinhan Bank (KRX: 055550), the leading bank in South Korea, has joined the Hedera Governing Council, the body that oversees distributed governance of the Hedera network.

Shinhan Bank is a leader in leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT) to drive financial innovation. In January of this year, Shinhan invested in Korea Digital Asset Custody (KDAC), an industry consortium of businesses that provide digital-asset custody service. In March, Shinhan completed a demonstration platform for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), together with LG CNS.

Officials at Shinhan Bank said, “Our clients and partners…


First Council Member from the Utility Industry Joins Council to Pursue DLT Opportunities as Part of Mission to Build a Net Zero Energy Future

https://www.hedera.com/blog/top-5-global-utility-edf-joins-hedera-governing-council

Dallas, TX and Paris, FRANCE — March 4, 2021 — Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), a top five global utility firm serving customers worldwide, has joined the Hedera Governing Council and will run a Hedera network node. As a recognized global leader in combating climate change, EDF has undertaken to produce increasingly low-carbon electricity and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. …


https://www.hedera.com/blog/standard-bank-group-establishes-africas-first-hedera-network-node-to-enable-much-needed-digitisation-of-cross-border-trade-processes

Johannesburg, South Africa and Dallas, TX — 24 February 2021 — Standard Bank Group, the largest African bank by assets, has partnered with Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed public ledger, and joined the Hedera Governing Council. Standard Bank will establish the continent’s first Hedera network node, which is set to solve some of the sore points that have historically beset the development of cross-border trade.

Lengthy settlement periods, information asymmetry between multiple parties involved in a transaction, which ends up creating delays in receiving approval from intermediaries, are some of the challenges that create bottlenecks in cross-border trade. …


https://hedera.com/blog/hedera-token-service-hts-live-on-mainnet-with-over-60-initial-ecosystem-partners

We’re proud to announce that the Hedera Token Service (HTS) is officially live on the Hedera mainnet. Over 60 initial ecosystem partners have joined us in this announcement — they’ve integrated, are in the process of integrating, or exploring HTS to support applications issuing tokens across decentralized finance, supply chain, payments, energy, and more.

By building applications with HTS and issuing them on the Hedera public network, businesses can embrace the disruption of tokenization in a secure, compliant, and performant way — this includes monetizing an organization’s assets, improving payment settlement efficiency, or accessing new and growing token markets.

The…


HTS Enables Enterprises to Embrace the Disruption of Tokenization in a Secure, Performant Manner

https://hedera.com/blog/new-hedera-token-service-offers-native-token-issuance-and-configurability-without-smart-contracts

Dallas, TX — February 9, 2021 — Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed public ledger, today announced the public availability of the Hedera Token Service (HTS), a new Hedera network service that offers users the ability to issue and configure tokens on the Hedera platform, taking full advantage of Hedera Hashgraph’s native performance, security, stability, and governance. HTS offers a faster and more efficient alternative to smart contract token creation, and is based on the emerging industry standard Token Taxonomy Framework from the InterWork Alliance.


Hedera Brings Performance, Security, Stability, and Governance Advantages to SUKU’s Global Supply Chain Applications, Starting with Newly Launched INFINITE App for NFC Tagging

https://hedera.com/blog/suku-supply-chain-as-a-service-platform-migrates-to-hedera-hashgraph-from-ethereum

Los Gatos, CA — FEBRUARY 3, 2021 — SUKU, a blockchain-powered, Supply Chain as a Service ecosystem, today announced that they are the first organization to leverage the Hedera Token Service (HTS) and Hedera Consensus Service (HCS), having migrated their product suite from Ethereum to Hedera Hashgraph to benefit from the speed, security, stability, and governance that the third-generation distributed ledger platform provides.

SUKU’s newly released INFINITE iOS application for tagging authentic sneakers is the first application…


https://hedera.com/blog/australias-national-debit-operator-eftpos-joins-hedera-governing-council-and-will-run-aussie-hedera-network-node

Sydney, Australia and Dallas, TX — 12:01AM Thursday 28 January / 7:01AM Wednesday 27 January — Australian payments company, eftpos, which operates Australia’s national debit card processing infrastructure and mobile payments app Beem It, today announced it has joined the Hedera Governing Council and will run the country’s first Hedera network node this year.

Designed to be the most decentralized governance model for a public ledger, the Hedera Governing Council includes a group of highly diversified enterprises and organizations overseeing a global network of nodes that aims, among other things, to enable low cost micropayments for a range of use…


https://hedera.com/blog/everyware-and-hedera-hashgraph-enabling-cold-chain-monitoring-of-covid-19-vaccine-for-nhs-facilities

Asset Monitoring Provider using Hedera Consensus Service for Data Integrity

Warwickshire, United Kingdom, and Dallas, TX — January 19, 2020 — Digital asset tracking and monitoring provider Everyware Ltd, and enterprise-grade distributed ledger provider Hedera Hashgraph, are working with an initial group of National Health Service (NHS) facilities to monitor the cold storage equipment being used to store the COVID-19 and other vaccines. The initial facilities in the South Warwickshire region adopting the technology include the Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick hospitals, with a wider rollout planned as vaccine distribution progresses.

The various COVID-19 vaccines, including the one developed by…


A hackathon fully dedicated to building fast, fair and secure tokenization applications that take full advantage of the newly released Hedera Token Service.

https://hedera.com/blog/hedera21-hackathon-call-for-developers-to-build-the-future-of-asset-tokenization-beginning-january-19th-2021

What: Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade distributed ledger, is hosting Hedera21 — a virtual hackathon to showcase the tokenization of digital or physical assets. Hedera announced the hackathon with an open call for developers to build applications on the Hedera Token Service (HTS), with an opportunity to win over $35,000 USD in HBAR rewards.

There is vast potential in the tokenization of assets to make business processes more efficient, as well as opening up new revenue streams. HTS…


https://hedera.com/blog/leading-supply-chain-company-avc-global-selects-hedera-hashgraph-as-dlt-platform

Hedera Consensus Service Will Be Integrated with AVC Global and its Subsidiary MVC’s Track-and-Trace Platform for Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Compliance

Washington DC, and Dallas, TX — January 12, 2021- U.S. …

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