Zilliqa, Singapore`s high-overall performance and low-rate layer-1 blockchain protocol, and Metapolis, an extended-reality (XR) metaverse-as-a-provider platform (MaaS) powered through Zilliqa, are set to assist sustainability-centered style creators. Applications are open for manufacturers, indie labels, or style creators with get admission to to providers aligned to sustainability. The 3 finalists will win offers of up to $15K and accept the possibility to create a style line for Metapolis avatars. The winner becomes the reliable e-trade products companion for Zilliqa. The decided on winner will paintings along Norah Sallam, innovative director of Zilliqa, to layout and manufacture products as an reliable companion. The winner will even enjoy the international visibility that Zilliqa brings. For example, the reliable logo may be worn through the center group for the duration of activities and podcasts, Zilliqa stated in a press release.

Additionally, the 3 finalists will even layout a style line for avatars inside Metapolis and earn a percent from the sales. The investment and assist provided are meant to inspire creators to leverage their advertising and commercial enterprise needs. Zilliqa desires to paintings with manufacturers that consist of at the least one of the following strategies of their paintings: upcycling, recycling, moral style, gradual style, or 0 waste. The initiative, which comes at the proper time following World Environment day, advances Zilliqa`s venture to construct a carbon-impartial ecosystem. In phrases of carbon emissions, Zilliqa is already about 10,000x much less than different blockchains. Zilliqa will prioritise manufacturers that assist moral consumerism, accountable sourcing, and sustainable style, as they paintings to turn out to be carbon poor in 2022, in line with Zilliqa.

“Digital style is a booming enterprise and as greater skills appears at coming into the metaverse and Web3 space, we need to assist their initiative in constructing a sustainable and inclusive international throughout each bodily and virtual environments. We look ahead to partnering with proficient creators that proportion the equal sustainability values as Zilliqa and Metapolis, and assisting them input their subsequent levels of growth,” Sandra Helou, head of Metaverse and NFTs at Zilliqa, stated in a statement.