Nick Aster is a leading sustainability executive, editor, publisher, speaker, event chair and marketing professional on the myriad aspects of global sustainability. For the past twenty years Nick has focused on the subjects of climate change, systems thinking, clean energy, corporate social responsibility, economic justice, and navigating complex future challenges. Specifically he has led efforts to help companies and organizations communicate across these issues. His current position is director of marketing for North America at South Pole, the world's leading provider of sustainability consulting and carbon offset projects.
A veteran of Mother Jones, TreeHugger and the founder of Triple Pundit, the leading voice in the business of sustainability, Nick is also consistently hired by companies and organizations to build editorial experiences that communicate CSR to both consumer and business audiences.
With a background in corporate communications and journalism, Nick has moderated thousands of panels at conferences all over the world, interviewing C-level executives from REI, Patagonia, SAP, Panasonic, Kendall Jackson, Solar City, BMW, Procter and Gamble, United Airlines and many more.
His expertise includes investigative reporting, communications, brand building, stakeholder engagement and the creation of highly engaging content. Nick is also directing content for GatherLab, a conference and media startup focused on system entrepreneurship. Recent speaking engagements have included Sustainable Brands, Cleantech Forum, Net Impact, Companies vs. Climate Change and more.
In 2005 Nick founded the world's most well-read sustainable business publication, TriplePundit.com, sold to 3BLMedia in 2017. At the time of the sale, TriplePundit reached more than a million individuals a month through articles, videos, blog posts and other media.
He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, the bestselling author and podcast host, Jo Piazza and his son Charlie, who likes to chase pigeons, and daughter Beatrix who likes to scream a lot. They can all be found at their Catskills house from time to time. Nick also wrote a fun children's book about Platypuses.
Please get in touch if you would like to talk about anything! Nick can be reached at nick - at - nickaster.com