For a participative and sustainable Smart City

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Objective: Structure Smart Cities

In 2050, 2/3 of the world population will live in cities. Climate, ecology, social justice and solidarity, the major societal challenges of the 21st century demand a better cooperation among citizen, local authorities, en private companies. The blockchain technology open new perspectives on this matter. Rooted in inclusive governance rules and a protective legal framework, blockchains can be the backbone of tomorrow's smart city: participative and collaborative

Blockchain
Security & Trust

Blockchain: Security & Trust

Structure décentralisée

Data protection

The use of the blockchain allows to secure and control the data management. The core structure of the the blockchain, and in particular the permissioned blockchain, ensures the integrity and the protection of personal data, in line with the new european General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Gouvernance maitrisable

Managed Governance

Permissioned blockchains is managed by the entity which fullfil the role of "administrator", which determines the user access to the contracts. In the specific case of the smart cities the contract is the data. The "administrator" role can be shared, delegated, or distributed in order to create governance rules.

Traçabilité complète des transactions

Full traceability of the transactions

The blockchain is a combination of secured and distributed database of transactions, built by consensus, and an auto-executed contracts system triggering transactions. Each transaction is executed and validated in order to ensure its integrity and enable its traceability.

SCIC or Public-Interest Cooperatives

Structure décentralisée

Moral responsabitility

A SCIC or Public-Interest Cooperatives, is a french legal structure based on a cooperative which acts as a non-profit limited liability company. Its purpose is to is the “production or supply of goods and services in the public interest that have a social utility.”

Gouvernance maitrisable

Shared governance

The democratic management - " one person = one vote " - and the operational organisation doesn't encourage profit. he company belongs to the employees, but not only to them. The originality of SCICs comes from the fact that the capital can also be held by people who benefit from the activity (customers, users, suppliers) as well as by a third category of shareholders made up of local authorities, volunteers, funders, etc... None of these stakeholders can have a majority, which inherently means that power is shared out.
None of these stakeholders can have a majority, which inherently means that power is shared out.

Traçabilité complète des transactions

Trust and Transparence

"The gross margin being, for the most part, allocated to unsharable reserves, the SCIC garanties the persuit of the common interest and its reinforcement year after year. A durable and transparent structure required to gain the smart city's user trust."

Public-Interest
Cooperative (SCIC)

Governance colleges and blockchain structure

Governance colleges and blockchain structure diagram

Use cases

Proof of residency

A leaner and more responsible use of the data that enables new business models.
In order to have access to certain services, for example to open a bank account, it is necessary to provide a proof of address. It can be a phone bill, a bill of water or electricity. The use of these documents proving the home address of the user therefore requires private and irrelevant information (such as the amount of the bill, the contract number, etc ...) to be communicated to a third party.
Using the blockchain in this case would allow the third party to simply make a request with the user’s public identifier (linked with water, telephone or electricity services) to validate that he indeed lives at the indicated address.

Trust and control over data use

The blockchain guarantees trust between all the actors, since the information written on the blockchain is by nature immutable. Additionally, there is complete control of the information since only the proof of domiciliation is communicated.

Respect of privacy

At each stage users will be required to give their approval for third parties to access their data, and precisions on the use of the data will be systematically provided.

New models

Data exchanges carried out through the blockchain brings about new models for value-creation from data. The transition from a storage economy to an access economy allows for new business models.

Maintenance du réseau routier

Un cas d’automatisation de processus de collecte, aide à la décision et sécurité.
Dans ce scénario, les flottes de véhicules des entreprises et des collectivités ou les usagers de la smart-city équipés de véhicules connectés (ou disposant d’un boîtier télématique) envoient les données issues de capteurs de mouvement pour identifier des déformations de la chaussée. Les services techniques pourraient alors disposer en temps réel d’une cartographie des zones sur lesquelles intervenir. Couplées avec des données d’accidentologie, elles pourraient permettre de définir les zones d’interventions prioritaires.

Trust and control over data use

L’apport de la blockchain dans cet usage permettrait d’avoir une traçabilité complète de l’information et donc une confiance dans les données fournies.

Respect of privacy

La structure même de la blockchain imposera au service d’obtenir une autorisation explicite et révocable de chaque utilisateur pour communiquer ses données personnelles pour l’usage envisagé.

Accélérer l'implication éco-citoyenne

Des applications blockchain citoyennes pour mieux compter nos impacts, piloter nos politiques, valoriser l’engagement et inciter à l’action.
Le déploiement d'une infrastructure blockchain au sein des villes et métropoles peut aussi devenir une solution pour l'atteinte des 17 Objectifs de Développement Durable, promus depuis 2016 par les Nations Unies.
En effet, l’utilisation de la blockchain permet d’accélérer et d’améliorer de manière inédite la transparence et la collaboration des parties prenantes autour de projets à impacts sociétaux positifs. Des initiatives utilisant la technologies blockchain sont d’ailleurs déjà en places. Elles permettent de mieux impliquer les citoyens, commerçants, salariés dans le développement durable de la ville en valorisant leurs engagements et en les incitant à l’action.

Trust and control over data use

Des données quantifiées, authentifiées et structurées sont collectées de manière automatique, pour une comptabilisation efficace et tangible des impacts liés aux comportements éco-citoyens.

Respect of privacy

Au travers de la blockchain, l’application n’accède qu’aux données personnelles strictement nécessaires à son fonctionnement, et avec l’autorisation de leurs propriétaires.

New models

En permettant à des entreprises de l’économie sociale et solidaire et de l’économie d’impact de se connecter directement avec leurs parties prenantes, le réseau blockchain des smart-cities décuple leur capacité d’action pour l’intérêt collectif, et leur potentiel de création d’activité économique et d’emplois durables et non délocalisables dans les territoires.

Agenda

Assemblée Nationale
Paris, May 23rd

Colloque AVICCA
Paris, May 30th

Members

The Board

Nicolas Merle Président civis-blockchain

Nicolas Merle

Aurélie Bayle Trésorière Civis Blockchain

Aurélie Bayle

Géraldine Mauduit Secrétaire Civis Blockchain

Sajida Zouarhi

Active members