UK Standards Institution Partners With Blockchain Startup for Supply Chain Compliance
The United Kingdom’s national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI), has partnered with blockchain company OriginTrail to increase supply chain transparency. The partnership was reported in a Jan. 24 press release.
BSI, which has operated since 1901 and had a reported revenue in 2017 of 473 million GBP (about $616 million), says it wants to use the company’s blockchain-based protocol to enhance the options businesses have to prove their supply chains are compliant with various regulations.
“In today’s increasingly interconnected world, transparency and traceability throughout the supply chain is vital,” BSI’s chief executive Howard Kerr commented in the press release, adding:
“This strategic partnership aims to provide our clients