Code REDD is a non-profit organization working to empower marginalized communities, preserve forests, and protect endangered wildlife - all while reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. The organization created market-based solutions that prevent the destruction of forest land and other biodiversity hotspots using the United Nations’ mechanism to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+).
At this year's Global Reporting Initiative conference, I talked to Tara O'Shea from Code REDD about how sustainability reporting can benefit forest preservation by enabling working with projects such as Code REDD
Nick Aster is the founder of TriplePundit.
TriplePundit.com 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 TreeHugger.com, 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.