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1% for the Planet CEO to Speak at SXSW Eco 2013

Austin, TX — On October 7, sustainable brands and industry leaders will come together for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco 2013 in Austin, Texas. This year, Terry Kellogg, 1% for the Planet’s CEO, will speak at SXSW Eco, joining a diverse and passionate group of speakers and panelists from around the world.

Terry will speak on Tuesday morning alongside Bryan Walsh, senior editor for Time Magazine, and Daniel Katz, The Overbrook Foundation’s environmental program director. The event, entitled “Together We Stand”, will examine the strategies and opportunities for collaboration between the non-profit and corporate communities for advancing positive action. The discussion will start at 9:30 a.m. and Kellogg believes SXSW Eco will be the perfect setting for this type of conversation, as the event brings together environmental leaders from all over the world.

“It is a unique way to engage with people within the industry, discuss solutions, and have honest and thoughtful conversations about what is working and what isn’t,” said Kellogg. “I’m honored to speak alongside Bryan and Daniel and play a part in this year’s show.”

For more information on this year’s SXSW Eco, visit: http://sxsweco.com/

About 1% for the Planet

Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for the Planet is a platform of credibility and engagement for environmentally conscious brands that are truly committed to making a positive impact with their business. This global movement of more than  1,100 member companies in 48 countries donate one percent of annual sales directly to approved environmental organizations worldwide. To learn more go to: www.onepercentfortheplanet.org.

About SXSW Eco:

South by Southwest (SXSW) is world renowned for cutting edge cultural, music, interactive, and film conferences and festivals. For SXSW Eco, it employs this experience in creating dynamic forums for innovation and collaboration to likewise serve the sustainability community. SXSW Eco presents a diverse array of interrelated programming. With this diverse programming comes a unique set of participants with which to connect. The laid back atmosphere facilitates open discussion which has led to a number of unexpected collaborations and projects. For more information go to http://sxsweco.com/

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