Neil Cohn

Co-founder and CEO, CodeGreen


Neil is a blockchain and sustainable finance innovator who was instrumental in developing the early markets for carbon and renewable energy. Neil has continued to innovate, collaborating with the World Bank to develop the CAD Trust on a public blockchain and forming a partnership with the IFC to structure a facility that will deliver standardized carbon tokens. These systems are establishing foundational infrastructure for climate finance, with the goal of accelerating the transition to a more equitable global economy.

At CodeGreen, Neil leads a multidisciplinary team that is coding interoperable, open-source tools to improve the auditability of decentralized digital markets while enabling them to operate within regulatory compliance. CodeGreen’s mission is to create better software that can encourage collaboration to address the climate crisis and drive authentic activities that will achieve the goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda.