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Retraced Wins German Sustainability Award 2020 for Top Startup in Digitalization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, December 5, 2019
Name/Organization: retraced GmbH
Email: contact@retraced.co
Phone: +491774011201

[Düsseldorf, NRW] - Retraced GmbH (“retraced”) has won the German Sustainability Award 2020 (Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis) as the Top Startup in Germany for the special prize category: “Digitalization”. The award was presented at the Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis 12th annual ceremony, at the MARITIM Hotel Düsseldorf, November 21 - 22, 2019.

The Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis (also known as National German Sustainability Award) was established in 2008 to encourage the acceptance of social and ecological responsibility and to identify role models in this area. The awards are presented to cities, companies and individuals promoting the idea of a sustainable society. The award is endorsed by the German Federal Government, local and business associations as well as numerous NGOs, among them UNESCO and UNICEF.

Retraced’s COO/CMO and co-founder, Philipp Mayer, was thrilled with the result, and was excited about the startups plans to achieve greater impact through innovation in 2020:

“It’s been an amazing experience to be a part of such an inspiring event, and to learn from all the speakers, panelist, and attendees. It’s an honor to be recognized for this special award, and I’m really proud of the retraced team’s hard work. We look forward to continue pushing the agenda for more transparent supply chains, and for a fairer, more honest, and more socially responsible fashion industry.” 

The Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis (also known as National German Sustainability Award) was established in 2008 to encourage the acceptance of social and ecological responsibility and to identify role models in this area. The awards are presented to cities, companies and individuals promoting the idea of a sustainable society. The award is endorsed by the German Federal Government, local and business associations as well as numerous NGOs, among them UNESCO and UNICEF.

Retraced was founded in late 2018, and registered in March 2019, by co-founders, Lukas Pünder, Philipp Mayer, and Peter Merkert. The company was nominated for this year’s award along with other innovative German Startups: perto GmbH, Tomorrow, node.energy GmbH

About Retraced:

Retraced offers a blockchain-powered transparency-as-a-service solution for fashion brands. Retraced allows fashion brands to unlock their supply chain data and translate this into innovative customer touchpoints and unique shopping experiences. Retraced aims to redefine the way we consume by providing easy access to honest information about the products around us. By sharing transparent insights about the various sustainable and fairness issues in the manufacturing process, consumers are empowered to make educated decisions about their purchases, thus encouraging brands and suppliers to improve their supply chains.

If you would like more information about retraced, and how their disruptive solution plans to change the fashion industry, please call Philipp (+491774011201) or email contact@retraced.co.

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Retraced co-founders, Philipp and Lukas, on stage with the other nominees

Retraced co-founders, Philipp and Lukas receiving the award from

Retraced co-founders, Philipp and Lukas, standing with the award

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