Supply chain transparency is rapidly becoming a priority for global companies and brands. Many industries have a significant social and environmental footprint, which applies across all stages of the product life cycle. Consumers are demanding more information on topics such as ethical labour regulation, environmental impact and sustainability. Current tech solutions need to be further developed to meet those needs.
My motivation for taking part was to challenge myself and to get out of the daily routine to contribute to working on a philanthropic cause that end up helping people. TABITHA SWANSON - Zalando Volunteer, #HackSCT18
Chemycal's ChemChain is a open-source global blockchain platform to transfer information on hazardous chemicals along the value chain, from chemical manufacturers to consumers, recyclers and waste operators.
Transparency-One enables companies to discover, analyze and monitor all suppliers, components and facilities from source to store. In an unique way, we offer the service to map supply chains, monitor and develop sustainability performance of suppliers and sub-suppliers and connect consumers with the individual supply chain members. Transparency-One has been established 3 years ago in Paris, and has since been adopted by leading food and fashion companies, evolving day by day!
The Open Apparel Registry (OAR) is an open source tool which maps garment facilities worldwide and assigns a unique ID number to each. It is a go-to source for identifying apparel facilities and their affiliations by collating disparate supplier lists from industry stakeholders into one central, open source map and database. The collated database of facility names, addresses and affiliated parties is powered by an advanced name and address-matching algorithm and is available for use by any organization, for free.
Covid-19 has upended supply chains, heightened social and labor risks and severely undermined traditional verification, engagement and feedback channels from workers and communities. The crisis calls for innovative solutions to digitize worker and community engagement to support safer workplaces and more resilient supply chains.
Ulula automates remote impact assessment and effective communication to protect vulnerable workers and community members from covid-19’s health, safety and economic risks.
Based in Sweden TrusTrace is a blockchain powered collaboration platform that helps establish transparency and product traceability between various stakeholders in the fashion industry. The tools that can be accessed from any part of the world 24x7 to ensure a transparent, traceable, sustainable and circular supply and consumption chain. Those data dashboards help brands identify their weakest links, undertake risk analysis and improve sustainability efforts as well as communicate them to the end customer.
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During the hackathon you get the opportunity to apply your skills to a real-world product. You will be surrounded by industry experts and other partners from our network. You will get a better understanding how innovation in supply chains can lead to more sustainable production patterns. Learn from social entrepreneurs how they identified “hot spots” within the current system and how you can help to increase their impact with your skills. Broaden your network and learn from other social entrepreneurs how easy it can be to become a changemaker.
Software and development - coding in any language
UI and/or UX design - generating mock-ups and visualisations
Data modelling and mining - SQL, noSQL, or other ways to work with data
Business modelling and the process of analysing viability and value of a product or service
Marketing and the process of communicating the product or service to customers and user
User experience or how to model the interactions with the product/service - generating wireframes and user flows is a bonus
You don't need to prepare, however we encourage you to inform yourself about sustainable consumption and production solutions. Also don’t forget to bring your laptop and charger.
You can ́t make on the day? Join our tech for impact online community instead. In our online forum you can get in touch with your favorite Venture and contribute your skills whenever you have time. Join the discussion!
Volunteer Journey on the day:
This is the second hackathon of our #HackSCT19 Series, designed to connect impact driven Ventures with industry experts from adidas AG, Deutsche Bahn AG, Volkswagen Group, Zalando SE, and the N3XTCODER tech for impact community.
In the series of three hackathons in 2019 we build powerful interdisciplinary teams that work on real challenges that contribute towards more sustainable patterns of consumption. The opacity of the supply chain is a major issue for brands and companies. Consumers are demanding more information on topics such as ethical labour regulation and environmental impact and the status quo cannot provide this.
We reviewed more than 100 pitch decks and Supply Chain Transparency startups to invite the most promising impact-driven ventures for our #HackSCT19 Series. Together we inspire global companies to improve their supply chains and open the doors for social innovation. With our experience in building exceptional teams, we match you to the venture who needs your skills to reach the next level!