SXSW Eco Interview: Paul Dillinger, Levi Strauss & Co.

This post is part of Triple Pundit’s ongoing coverage of the SXSW Eco conference. For the rest, please visit our SXSW Eco page here.

levis_jiu_jitsu_sustainability_carePaul Dillinger is VP of Product Design and Innovation for Levi Strauss & Co.  We’ve talked to Paul on a number of occasions, so I was thrilled to chat again at this month’s SXSW Eco conference.

I asked him: How can creativity and design solve problems of sustainability?  

It might seem obvious that creativity is part of any problem-solving process, but it’s not always obvious how to create the conditions wherein creativity can thrive.  In the video below Paul offers some stories from his experiences at Levi Strauss as well as other anecdotes that might help…

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has 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 worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been 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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