Bringing Things Together in Wisconsin

John Imes is director of the Wisconsin Environmental Initiative who strive to better economy and ecology alike. Among his recent “home runs” are massive reductions in ink waste at printing plants which saved half a million dollars in the first year, and a succesful ‘green’ bed and breakfst, exemplifying the principal of ‘win win’. His is a strictly-business approach that’s not palatable by some environmentalists, but progress is progress in my book. (via Sustainablog)

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.