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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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Cambodian “Reintegration” Program Sends Sex Workers to Sweatshops

In case you still weren’t sure how you felt about labor practices in Cambodia’s growing apparel manufacturing sector, maybe this will help get you off the fence. According to a short video posted by VICE News last week, female sex workers arrested in Cambodia are being forced into jobs in the country’s infamously inhumane garment industry. If this is true, what to make of it?


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.


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.

Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

After the Climate Summit: The U.N.’s Way Forward

As a group of sustainability professionals, nonprofit leaders and reporters filed into a U.N. panel discussion at SXSW Eco, we all had one question on our minds: What happens next?


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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Airbnb Goes After Business Travelers

More business travelers are choosing Airbnb when attending those conferences or sales meetings instead of hotels. And why not?