Code of Conduct

Mission

Help decentralized consensus technologies reach its full potential in creating and distributing value. 

Vision

Maintain secure, robust and scalable validation infrastructure for public and private blockchains, build tools to empower operators and developers and grow blockchain adoption through education and application development.

Values

  • Technical excellence – We believe in contributing our best to make blockchain networks more reliable and performant. We are committed to constantly push the boundaries of performance, scalability and reliability for blockchains, creating operational standards and open source software to support blockchain developers and users.
  • Collaboration – None of us is as smart as all of us. We are interdependent and we believe that collaboration is key to achieve greater goals.
  • Transparency – Transparency is key for trust.Trust is the foundation of great teamwork.

Block Production First

Rio Blocks will devote all resources necessary to maintain a secure, robust and scalable infrastructure aligned with chain demands, aiming to be a top BP on all benchmarks. Reinvesting in infrastructure will always be our first priority. We comply with 24/7 processing transactions, upgrading the network, and emergency response.

Ethics & Integrity

We only take actions that are not only legally pristine and ethically sound, but also that make us morally proud of.

Independence

Rio Blocks is an independent Block Producer.

We are not owned or controlled by any other organization involved in the blockchain ecosystem, including other Block Producers.

Rio Blocks is self-funded and completely independent from other institutions or financial investors. We act solely based on this code of conduct principles.

Transparency

Rio Blocks will disclose technical and business information while respecting individual rights.

Collaboration

Rio Blocks is committed to actively engage with other BPs and the technical community to evolve protocol, tools and network operation. The team will always dedicate effort to create tools, events and content that are useful for other BPs and developers. We shall never collude or engage in activity that compromise our independence.

Community

We want to empower and serve our community. Our team will offer tools and informed reports on technical and governance discussions. We also want to grow adoption through education and application development.

Social Impact

We believe that decentralized applications have a huge potential to create social impact. We will redirect a part of our rewards to foster social businesses and to create blockchain educational programs. Our particular emphasis will be on Latin America and portuguese speaking countries.

Committed and Trusted Team

Rio Blocks seeks to have a committed and high performing team. We value freedom, empowerment and horizontality in our workplace. We will try to keep it that way as we grow.