Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Kering launches Hack to Act, a green hackathon aiming to develop new tech solutions

Kering is organizing a 48-hour hackathon that will take place at the Atelier Richelieu, in Paris on October 4 – 6th to help closing the gap in understanding the link between Luxury fashion and its impact on the environment.


This event will gather developers and experts who will leverage the EP&L data sets to create a new generation of apps and other digital solutions that will provide transparency around fashion’s footprint. 


Hack to Act is inspired by the success of Kering’s ‘My EP&L’ App, which reveals the impact of typical items of clothing and helps designers and fashion students integrate sustainability at the very beginning of the design process. 


A jury comprising of executives from Kering, its brands and external experts will select the top 3 initiatives, and winners will be awarded monetary prizes totaling 18,000 Euros. 


For more information, consult our Hack to Act dedicated website.