SXSW Eco 2015

SXSW Eco attracts a global community to co-create solutions for a sustainable world. Held annually in Austin, Texas, the conference engages a diverse group of stakeholders — from students and activists to pundits and brand representatives — to discuss some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend SXSW Eco 2015. Read on for our coverage.

How to Rock the Pants Off Social Media for Climate Change

Sustainability has an image problem. It’s big, scary and boring. People feel powerless and disconnected. Most stories about the environment deal with facts,…

3 Mind-Blowing CSR Strategies from SXSW Eco

Corporate responsibility programs are on autopilot. Donate to the local nonprofit. Fill up backpacks for school kids. Assemble bicycles for Christmas gifts. Those…

Apparel Worker Well-Being Gets a Fresh Look

“Durability and quality have to be the value proposition for our clothing, instead of the thrill of buying the next new thing,” Daniel…

Meet 5 Companies Making Sustainability Sexy

At the SXSW Eco Data + Tech competition last week, each contestant addressed a traditionally boring topic: air pollution, fire hydrants and lamp…

Lab Meat to the Rescue? Not So Fast

In theory, lab meats sound fantastic. They reduce the ethical challenges of eating meat, and the need for massive farms, a major source…

Art: Creating a Deeper Connection

Messaging about the environment could use a more personalized approach, as these art and design concepts from SXSW Eco 2015 prove.

Method Puts Down Roots in a Chicago Community

Saskia van Gendt shared Method’s story on community engagement and its new manufacturing facility with attendees at SXSW Eco last week.

PHA Bioplastic: The best possible use of food waste

How do you reuse a dirty, smelly waste material like the sludgy mess from industrial food production to create bioplastic? One team is…

How Memes Can Help Save the World

A viral social media campaign, #ClimateChangeIsReal, launched on Earth Day this year and discussed at a SXSW Eco workshop this week, taps into…

GoodCorps Survey Evaluates How Consumers Understand Goodness

Ask anyone who’s launched a sustainable brand, and they might tell you that what consumers say they’ll do to support social and environmental…