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 was instrumental in the creation of, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as 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.


ULE: Setting The Standard

Anyone can make “green” claims, but what do we have to back them up? In this series, we’ll focus on the standards and certifications that offer science-backed, trusted verifications with real sustainability credentials. From green building and electronics to zero-waste targets and closed-loop recycling, we’ll dive into the standards that make it possible for companies, … Continued

Levi’s: Sustainably Attired

In this series published with the support of Levi Strauss & Co and a number of other leaders in sustainable fashion, we’ll explore the environmental impact of apparel. We’ll take you through the lifecycle of fashion: from the design phase, through materials procurement, and product construction in a factory setting. We’ll also take a peek … Continued

Symantec: Talking Diversity At Net Impact

TriplePundit and Symantec teamed up to cover the topic of diversity at the 2014 Net Impact conference in Minneapolis. We gathered a variety of business leaders, activists, and students to share their thoughts on why diversity and inclusion are important to business – and to sustainability. This collection of short video interviews contains their viewpoints … Continued

Fair Trade USA: Future of Fair Trade

Fair Trade USA enables sustainable development and community empowerment by cultivating a more equitable global trade model that benefits farmers, workers, consumers, industry and the earth. We achieve our mission by certifying and promoting Fair Trade products. Join us as we explore the benefits, challenges and opportunities of Fair Trade in partnership with Triple Pundit, … Continued