SXSW Eco is an international conference dedicated to solving a myriad of challenges through innovation and collaboration. Media Partners and Supporters are essential in this critical effort by furthering conversation throughout the SXSW Eco season. If your organization wants to become an official media partner or supporter please contact Peter@sxsweco.com.
Guardian Sustainable Business
Guardian Sustainable Business is a global network for progressive leaders at the forefront of corporate sustainability. Register as a member to gain access to cutting edge comment, debate, events and VIP networking.
Green Building & Design (GB&D)
As an established custom media platform, gb&d (Green Building & Design) strives to connect and inspire green building professionals by partnering with those at the forefront of sustainable design, development, planning, and policy.
Buckminster Fuller Challenge, a program of the Buckminster Fuller Institute
The Buckminster Fuller Challenge is the Buckminster Fuller Institute's annual international design competition awarding $100,000 to support the development and implementation of a strategy that has significant potential to solve humanity's most pressing problems. This prize program is a call to the world's artists, scientists, designers, architects, engineers, students, and entrepreneurs committed to playing a transformative role in addressing the biggest issues we face today. Winning solutions are regionally specific yet globally applicable and present a truly comprehensive, anticipatory, integrated approach to solving the world's complex problems.
Ensia is an online and print magazine and event series that’s out to change the world. Cutting across disciplines, ideologies, sectors and continents, we provide environmental leaders with the ideas, information and inspiration they can use to solve Earth’s biggest environmental challenges.
Austin Young Chamber of Commerce (AYC), The Next Generation of Austin Leaders
The Austin Young Chamber of Commerce (AYC) is the fastest growing young professional's organization in Central Texas. The purpose of the AYC is to provide valuable opportunities for the professional and personal development of young professionals. Members of the AYC have the opportunity to get involved, learn how to make a difference in the community, and become the next generation of Austin leaders. Our mission is to develop and connect young professionals in Austin to create business, community and individual success.
CleanTX, Powering the Clean Energy Economy of Central Texas
The CleanTX Foundation exists to support, promote and encourage the growth of Central Texas’ clean tech economy. The Foundation provides educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested and invested in advanced energy and clean technology through panel discussions, special interest group meetings, and content dissemination in order to promote Central Texas as a cohesive clean technology leader, to unify the clean technology community, and to encourage the advanced energy economy.
Throughout the year, the CleanTX Foundation hosts, and co-hosts, over 35 educational and networking events to a community of thousands of business owners, executives, entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors, professors, students, researchers, technologists and marketers. These clean tech professionals comprise a rapidly expanding energy ecosystem that was recently ranked as a top-ten clean tech metro in the United States by Clean Edge, Inc.
ACORE, a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE provides a common educational platform for a wide range of interests in the renewable energy community, focusing on technology, finance and policy. We convene thought leadership forums and create energy industry partnerships to communicate the economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy. For more info on the Renewable Energy Finance Forum, click here.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
With world attention focused on the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) works to develop win-win solutions that can benefit both. With programs from Boston to Beijing, EDF tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches.
Imagine H2O is a nonprofit organization that inspires and empowers people to turn water challenges into opportunities. Our annual business plan competition and accelerator program provides a unique path-to-market opportunity for water startups. Join the leading ecosystem for water entrepreneurship and innovation today!
Cleantech Open is the oldest and largest cleantech startup accelerator program, with the mission to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs with ideas to solve our greatest environmental and energy challenges. Through our annual business competition and accelerator program we use mentoring, training, and coaching to connect cleantech startups with the people and resources that will accelerate their success, as well as a national platform for media and public visibility.