Nick Aster is the founder of TriplePundit. 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. It was acquired in 2017 by 3BLMedia, the leading news distribution and content marketing company focused on niche topics including sustainability, health, energy, education, philanthropy, community and other social and environmental topics.

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 also worked 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.

Hytch Makes Carpooling Pay in Tennessee

Mark Cleveland understands how hard it can be to get people and companies to make sustainable choices. But the startup he founded, Hytch, has a solution that seems to be working wonders: cold hard cash.

SPECIAL SERIES: Net Impact 2017

Toyota Brings Mobility Inside with Human Support Robots

Toyota may be known as a car company, but it’s the concept of mobility that is driving the company forward. The Human Support Robot or HSR helps with basic household tasks like fetching water and is making a world of difference to quadriplegics and other folks in need of a hand.

Twitter Chat Recap: Yum! Brands on Food Waste

Join the 3p team, Yum! Brands and partners today at 9am Pacific to talk about food waste in the restaurant sector. We’ll be answering your questions live at #YumCSR

Rock the Green: Groot Industries

This week we chatted with the folks at Groot Industries, a Chicago based waste management company who has partnered with Rock the Green.

Rock the Green: Canned Water for Kids

Canned Water for Kids is a charitable social enterprise whose goal is to provide clean drinking water for, you guessed it, kids around the world.

Rock the Green: Goodwill Industries

This week we chat with Pat Boelter, the chief marketing officer of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin — a partner of Rock the Green.

Rock the Green: MillerCoors

Kim Marotta, Director Sustainability for MillerCoors, talks about what sustainability means at the company.

Rock the Green: City of Milwaukee

This week we’re going straight to the city of Milwaukee, who certainly has a thing or two to say about why a festival like Rock the Green makes sense and why the city itself takes an interest in it.