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Bitcoin Climate Neutrality Investment StandardTM

Frankfurt School Blockchain Center and INTAS.tech outline a two-pronged flexible carbon compensation model, for investors, asset managers, crypto exchanges, and custodians. Our model allows the calculation to focus on either the number of Bitcoins held (ownership-based network usage) or on the proportional network usage in relation to the Bitcoin blockchain growth during a specific period of time (transaction-based network usage).

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Bitcoin Climate Neutrality Investment Standard: Calculation model for determining the carbon footprint of financial products that include Bitcoin in line with Greenhouse Gas Protocol Scope 3  emissions. More information on the methodology is available as part of this report. This approach allows investors, asset managers, crypto exchanges, and custodians to anticipate and comply with regulatory requirements concerning ESG criteria like the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) at an early stage.