Twitter Chat Recap: Can Corporate Sustainability & Economic Growth Coexist?


What does it mean for a technology company to lead with sustainability? How can technology companies leverage their expertise and scale to make exponential social and environmental impact? Moreover, how do you sustain your impact while growing your business?

Last week,  CSRwire’s Aman Singh and I convened a twitter chat with with SAP’s @PeterGGraf, BSR’s @AronCramer, CDP’s @TopNigel. We discussed the intricacies of pursuing sustainability alongside business growth and social prosperity.  It was one of our widest reaching twitter chats yet with 232 contributors, 1,388 tweets & over 9 million impressions.  [PDF with full stats here]

Didn’t have a chance to participate? We’ve got the bulk of the chat re-capped below in Storify format. Just take a look after the jump….


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.