Sustainability Hackathon

Thank you to everyone that generously gave their time, talents, and passion to create a just and sustainable world for this year’s Sustainability Hackathon.

Congratulations to our top three teams!

First Place

RISE (Real-Time Industrial Symbiosis in Exchange)

Team members: Jessica Aguirre, Martin Garcia, Bertha Jimenez, Josh Luria, Nilufer Polat, and Remington Tonar

Second Place

Incident Command Ecosystem

Team members: Filip Baba and Miguel Cabrera

Third Place


Team members: Mary and Sean Auriti

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  • What

    The top three teams with the best technology solutions will pitch their application to the entire Conference on November 6 — an audience of 1,000 sustainability professionals from Fortune 500 companies and leading NGOs from around the world.

    Cash prizes will be awarded for the best ideas, particularly those with a focus on our Conference theme, "Transparency and Transformation."

    Teams can build web or mobile applications in the language and platform of their choice.

  • When and Where

    Date and Time
    Saturday November 1, 12:00 p.m. to Sunday November 2, 6:00 p.m.

    Top-three selected teams will present their solution to the entire BSR Conference audience on Thursday November 6, 8:30 a.m.

  • Hackathon Location
    Urban Future Lab
    15 MetroTech Center
    19th Floor
    Brooklyn, New York

    BSR Conference Location
    Grand Hyatt Regency New York
    109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal

  • Sponsor


  • Partners

    Urban Future Lab and Acre logos

    Github logo

    New York Economic Development Center logo

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