AutoDesk: CSR & Sustainability News

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they’re ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.

6 Ways to Talk Sustainability With Any Audience: Tips From Autodesk, Wells Fargo and NRG

On Sept. 24, thinkPARALLAX and TriplePundit brought thought leaders to Autodesk's San Francisco headquarters to discuss what's new in sustainability communications.

These Cradle-to-Cradle Innovations Will Make You Look Twice

The Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge seeks to inspire up-and-coming designers to create products for the circular economy -- highlighting safe materials…

Autodesk Sustainability Report: “Here to Help More People Design a Better World”

We spoke with Ben Thompson, Autodesk’s senior sustainable business program manager, on the occasion of the release of its 2015 Sustainability Report, entitled,…

Design as an Agent of World Benefit

Autodesk is well-positioned to help creative types tackle sustainable design with tools that provide the electronic equivalent of a sustainability guru looking over…

Visualize Sea-Level Rise with Time Goggles

A pilot project will engage federal and local resources to help locals visualize sea-level rise with OWL "potential reality" viewers in the Bay…

Stories and Beer: Creativity and Sustainability

On December 17th, 3p and the Autodesk Foundation hosted a conversation on the connection between creativity and sustainability -- in SF and online!

How Cities Should Invest for Future Economic and Environmental Vitality

Cities are the driving force behind the global economy. What strategies can cities adopt to plan, build and maintain themselves as centers of…

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

If a company pledges to reduce carbon emissions by 15 percent by 2020, is that good? Better yet, is that enough? Climate Counts…

“World’s First” Science-Based Company Rankings Released

Mike Bellamente, executive director of Climate Counts, and Mark McElroy, founder and executive director of the Center for Sustainable Organizations have been working…

A Conversation with Autodesk University’s Ben Thompson

On Dec. 4th at 4:00pm PST, Nick Aster will chat with Ben Thompson, live from Autodesk University in Las Vegas, about Autodesk’s sustainable…

SXSWeco Interview: Emma Stewart, Autodesk on Smart Cities

We've long been impressed with Autodesk's contribution to the smart or "green" building design movement so it was only logical that I ask…

Future of San Francisco’s Market Street Comes Into View

Like BIM, infrastructure visualization make for better public engagement and policy decisions for urban planning and infrastructure projects.

Women in CSR: Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk

Lynelle Cameron, Senior Director of Sustainability for Autodesk, and President and CEO of the newly created Autodesk Foundation, talks about her career, inspiration…

MUVe: The Next Urban Vehicle that Might be Segway’s Successor

After working for the biggest car brands in Italy, Israeli car designer Amir Zaid decided to shift his focus towards urban transportation and…

Seattle 3D Model: A Prototype for Sustainable Urban Development

No longer is 3D modeling a rare occurrence in the building design process. Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a widely accepted practice growing…