In this episode, John Ellison welcomes Douglas Gayeton from The Lexicon and Monty Merlin from ReFi DAO as they embark on an insightful journey into the Ecological Benefit Framework (EBF), a collaborative effort involving over 200 organizations worldwide. This episode delves into the six specific benefits identified by the EBF, showcasing how projects globally can contribute to positive environmental change.
The discussion further explores how the EBF seamlessly integrates various forms of capital, such as compliance and grants, to create a unified direction for global initiatives aimed at ecological improvement. John, Douglas, and Monty engage in a thought-provoking dialogue, emphasizing the potential of the EBF to inspire collaboration among people from diverse backgrounds, all working towards a shared vision of a better future.
In this episode, you will:
🌍 Discover the Ecological Benefit Framework (EBF) and its impact in bringing together over 200 organizations to identify six crucial benefits for worldwide ecological initiatives.
🤝 Understand the connection between EBF and ESG standards, and how they work together to promote sustainable development.
💡 Gain insights from Douglas Gayeton and Monty Merlin on the importance of various forms of capital, like compliance and grants, in advancing positive environmental change
[00:01:58] What Is EBF And What Is It For?
[00:08:39] Monty’s Journey Building EBF
[00:10:49] The Response to EBF
[00:15:03] A New Framework to Measure Impact
[00:18:23] Use Case For EBF: Biochar & Biodiversity
[00:23:38] A Digital Handshake For The Planet
[00:30:41] How Can EBF Be Valued From A Financial Perspective
[00:34:58] Financing Ecological Benefits: The Simulator With The Lexicon
[00:40:57] The Connection Between ReFi And EBF
[00:43:40] The Role Of Blockchain In The Implementation Of EBF
[00:52:52] Where Is EBF Heading
[00:55:55] The ReFi Local Node Model & EBF
[01:01:20] The Participatory Guarantee System
[01:04:12] The Connection Between ReFi And EBF
[01:04:45] Douglas’ Secret Sauce
[01:08:21] A New Opportunity
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