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 was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, 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.

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SXSW Eco Interview: Sara Batterby on Women in Venture Capital

Sara Batterby is a partner at Elemeno Ventures, an angel investing firm based in Silicon Valley. I had the opportunity to talk to Sara at SXSW Eco this month about why so few startups, especially in tech, are headed by women – as well as why this problem is relevant to a greater conversation about sustainability.

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SXSW Eco interview: Janice Person, Monsanto

I had a chance to talk with Janice Person about why Monsanto came to SXSWeco, what they’re learning from their trip, and how the company hopes to open up to deeper dialogue with the wide variety of stakeholders at the conference and beyond.

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SXSWeco Interview: Andrea Learned on Twitter

From the days of the Cluetrain Manifesto, social media experts have tried to emphasize that successful online communication means letting go of the committee-driven thought process that companies often cling to in their communications.

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Chris Librie Talks about HP’s Living Progress

Living Progress is HP’s vision of creating a better future for everyone through innovation and technology. Chris Librie, senior director of strategy and communications for HP, shared some of the strategies and projects the company is involved in around the world on the last day of the SXSW Eco conference.

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SXSW Eco Interview: Jessica Kowal, Boeing

Nick Aster talks to Jessica Kowal about biofuels in aviation — where we’ve come and how long it will be before biofuels are mainstream.

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SXSW Eco Interview: Alejandro Rios, Masdar Institute

Nick Aster talks to Dr. Alejandro Rios of Masdar Institute about the ISEAS project — which will use salt water aquaculture to produce both food and biofuel with few of the side effects often associated with them.

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SXSWeco Interview: Adam Mott, The North Face

Adam Mott is Director of Sustainability for The North Face. Last week at SXSW Eco, I had a chance to talk to him about what’s new at the company, and how they are taking sustainability deeper into the design of the company’s products.

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SOCAP14 Interview: Plum Organics & Campbell’s Soup

Plum Organics, a certified B Corporation, was recently acquired by Campbell’s Soup Co. What does such an acquisition mean for B-Corps? Will the culture and transparency of B-Corps ever find their way into large, publicly traded companies? Dave Stangis of Campbell’s and Neill Gaffer of Plum Organics discuss…

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SOCAP 14 Interview: Marissa Feinberg, Impact HUB NYC

Marissa Feinberg talks about Impact HUB New York, a co-working space founded on a social enterprise mission. She also talks about how the HUB is structured and how HUB New York will interact with others in the network.

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SOCAP14 Interview: Scott Anderson, Nextbillion.net

Scott Anderson is managing editor of Nextbillion.net. In this clip Scott talks about his experience at SOCAP14 and the state of social enterprise as well as some new developments at Nextbillion.