Vantagepoint Promoting Emerging Markets

vantage.jpgVantagepoint is a new Swiss non-profit promoting sustainable investing in emerging markets. With the developing world presenting the most significant sustainability challenges, it’s an obvious and important area to focus on. Their take on emerging markets is that the knowledge gap is more of a problem than the financial gap, and that by funding local groups, they can enable “the formidable lever sustainable investment represents to make a difference.” More info on the Vantagepoint Website.

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.