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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join usfor a Google Hangout on “Creating Resilient Cities” with Siemens and Arup. Nick Aster will lead the discussion on how urban cities can lead risk mitigation efforts on climate change.
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…
Three Philly B Corps along with Campbell’s Soup talked about the meaning of B Corp certification and how you measure sustainability at their organizations.
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.
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.