Steven Haft was part of the team of student activists who co-founded the inaugural Earth Day in 1970. He is now head of global partnerships and climate lead at ConsenSys, a blockchain technology company. At the invitation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, administrators of the Paris Accord, Steven served as a climate tech resource for UN's annual climate conferences in 2018 and 2019 on behalf of ConsenSys. He also sits on the board of Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC), a non-profit organization that incubates blockchain solutions in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Celebrating Earth Day 2020 — and not letting Covid overshadow the Paris accords and blockchain climate solutions
A co-founder of the original Earth Day urges world leaders to not be complacent about the temporary dip in emissions and lose sight of urgent climate goals.