Sustainability

Wednesday Jun 10th, 2015

Design for Positive Impact - SXSW Eco

Written by Amanda Shaftel

SXSW Eco’s Place by Design (PXD) competition is one of the most popular events at the SXSW Eco conference. PXD highlights innovative projects that transform the built environment for positive social, environmental and economic impact. This year, SXSW Eco is featuring design as a central theme to overall...

Monday Mar 9th, 2015

Green Streak: SXSW Offsets Panelists’ Carbon Footprint

For the second consecutive year, SXSW is working with Green Mountain Energy Company to lower the event’s carbon emissions. For every panelist who attends this year’s conference, Green Mountain is offsetting the estimated carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions created by the person’s travel and hotel stay....

Friday Jun 27th, 2014

Apply to the SXSW Eco Place by Design Competition

Written by Jordan Roberts

Designing better public places is a crucial component of cultivating sustainable development and lifestyles. Place by Design, the SXSW Eco Public Space Design Competition, honors visionary design work that achieves positive community impact through the creation or re-imagining of public spaces....

Friday Nov 1st, 2013

SXSW Helps Bring B-Cycles to Austin!

Written by Ellen Alger

Locals can all relate to the nuisance of having to plan their days around avoiding Austin’s atrocious traffic. Austin’s steadily increasing traffic problems are unfortunately growing faster than the development of our traditional public transportation system. But have no fear, the tides are finally changing! The Bike Share Program is...

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