Business Action for Energy Launches

logo-business-action.gifThe WBCSD is launching a new business initiative on energy for the upcomming UN Commission on Sustainable Development. Known as “Business Action for Energy”, it seeks to illustrate two points:

Business is a constructive contributor and indispensable participant in the strive toward delivering sustainable energy – alongside governments and civil society. Business is a willing partner and can contribute to the process through the provision of resources, the development and deployment of technologies.

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Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com 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 TreeHugger.com, 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.