Dec 7-8, 2019 | Mountain View, CA | December 7, 2019


Decarbonizing construction
The CCC x Hack Sprint is a Construction Climate Challenge and Volvo Group Connected Solutions hackathon that brings together multidisciplinary teams in Silicon Valley Dec 7-8 to innovate and simplify CO2 impact assessment for the construction industry. Apply now!


Who is it for
Participation is free and we’re looking for engineers, developers and designers with a passion for clean tech solutions and hacking. Get to know some of our foremost experts and leaders, gain access to our extensive and global network. All meals and beverages will be provided for free during the hackathon. No matter if you’re a student, work in a big company or are a part of a startup, apply by Nov 25 for the opportunity to build and demo your innovative solution to help decarbonize the construction industry.


How and what to win
The team that solves the real world challenge with the best and most deployable and user-friendly software tool, will be awarded with $10,000 and 6 months membership in hub335 in Silicon Valley.


The challenge
The construction industry is making progress in reducing operational carbon emissions, while more effort is needed to eliminate embodied carbon emissions from building material production, transport and site operations.

– How might we decarbonize the construction industry by simplifying CO2 impact assessments in infrastructure project planning and follow-up?


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Bringing embodied carbon upfront (by World Green Building Council)

The Bringing embodied carbon upfront report. 

Understanding the carbon challenge
Learn more about embodied carbon and the challenges for the construction industry through some of the most prominent experts in the field in our research section, Climate Talks videos, or presentations in previous events.


Volvo CE Hackathon 2018


About CCC
The Construction Climate Challenge (CCC) is an initiative hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment to promote sustainability throughout the entire construction industry value chain and provide funding for environmental research. The Construction Climate Challenge is a part of the Volvo CE commitment to WWF’s Climate Savers Program. Volvo Construction Equipment is a Corporate Advisory Board member of the World Green Building Council.