Sustainability News

Innovation to be Celebrated at the Inaugural SXSW Eco Awards

The inaugural SXSW Eco Awards recognizes leaders in the fields of energy, design, technology and sustainability during an evening of drinks, music and entertainment. Hosted by actress and renowned sustainability expert Andrea Robinson, the SXSW Eco Awards will honor winners of four exciting SXSW Eco competitions....

Announcing Shepard Fairey as Third Keynote for SXSW Eco 2013

We're ecstatic to announce our final keynote for SXSW Eco 2013, street artist and graphic designer Shepard Fairey. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Fairey first garnered widespread public attention in 1989 through his “André the Giant Has a Posse” sticker which grew into the...

Cities, Workshops and Awards: The Latest from SXSW Eco

October is just around the corner and we're busy finalizing the exciting schedule of sessions, speakers and special events for SXSW Eco. Highlights for this week include:

  • Signups now open for SXSW Eco Ignite presented by SURGE Accelerator. This 2-hour event will connect leading investors to the most
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SXSW Eco Speakers
Written by Julie Yost | July 15, 2013

Michael Brune, Amber Valletta and M. Sanjayan to Join SXSW Eco's 2013 Roster

SXSW Eco is busy confirming more and more sustainable innovators for our 2013 event (October 7-9 | Austin, TX). Just-announced speakers include:

Michael Brune, Executive Director of The Sierra Club and author of Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal. Under Michael's leadership The Sierra Club...