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Jun 11, 2019

Jamie Zaninovich, Deputy Commissioner of the PAC-12 Conference joins us to talk about the PAC-12 Sustainability Conference in Seattle hosted by the University of Washington, June 25-26.

Jun 4, 2019

John Lanier, Executive Director, Ray C. Anderson Foundation is our special guest this week.

We'll discuss the re-launch of Ray's book Mid-Course Correction Revisited with new updates by John Lanier, the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, the winner gets the Ray of Hope Prize and the $100,000 NextGen 2019 Grant that is calling for proposals to help reverse global warming.

May 22, 2019

Jim Walker, Director of Sustainability, University of Texas at Austin joins the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.

We'll discuss all the sustainable programs on campus and how they collaborate with the City of Austin.

May 3, 2019

The Mile High City Denver, Colorado is back in the Mayors Climate Summit Series.

Chief Sustainability Officer, Jerry Tinianow joins us to share their 2020 Sustainability Goals and how they achieved a Platinum ranking from the United States Green Building Council LEED for Cities.

Apr 29, 2019

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental nonprofit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive.

Executive Director, Deron Davis,The Nature Conservancy in Georgia talks about how they have protected more than 338,000 acres and work on multiple environmental issues in the state. 

Apr 10, 2019

Author of the Clean Money Revolution and Founding Partner, Joel Solomon, Renewal Funds, Canada's largest mission venture capital firm talks about how they invest in environmental technologies.

The Fund has $98 million in assets under management with over 150 individual, family and foundation investors in Canada and the U.S.

Apr 8, 2019

Tony Keane, CEO, EarthX 2019, talks about the 9th year for the event.

Trammell Crow, Founder of EarthX (formally Earth Day Texas) has turned this into the World's Largest Annual Environmental Experience.

With a focus on bringing in environmental leadership from all sectors and organizations, people from all walks of life will collaborate to find environmental solutions in Dallas,TX. April 19th-28th.

Apr 2, 2019

Steve Nygren, Founder of Serenbe has redefined the meaning of community.

Located just outside of Atlanta,GA, this 40 acre community is 70% preserved greenspace, is sustained by their own 25 acre organic farm and is a how-to model for the world to connect with nature, the arts and sustainable housing.

Mar 26, 2019

Rubicon has a mission to end waste.

Head of Sustainability, David Rachelson, joins us to talk about how.

Rubicon Global is a technology company that provides waste, recycling and smart city solutions to businesses, nonprofits and governments worldwide.

They are the leader in providing cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.

Mar 18, 2019

Curt Richardson, Director, Duke University Wetland Center talks about their 10,000 Acre Carbon Farm and why " Carbon Farming" is a new approach to fighting global warming.

Mar 7, 2019

Joe Abernathy, VP, Stadium Operations, Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals
is one of baseball's most recognized franchises. We'll discuss how they implement sustainability programs, engage fans, collaborate with the business community and the City of St. Louis.  

Mar 4, 2019

CEO, Tom Szaky of TerraCycle, the global leader in collecting and repurposing hard to recycle waste in over 20 countries is also the Founder of Loop.

They have partnered with some of the world's largest brands to deliver household products to your doorstep, then have the empties picked up and shipped back to Loop to be cleaned and reused.

This is not just a new platform but the future of consumption! 

Feb 25, 2019

John Egan, Chief Investment Officer, CEI, a Maine based company, talks about how they are helping municipalities and universities across rural Maine switch to solar with affordable and creative financing solutions thanks to a new impact investment collaboration with The Nature Conservancy

Feb 18, 2019

Georgia Tech Student Government Associationis next up in the College Sustainability Summit Series. Co-sponsored by WaterSignal.
Chair, Vivek Garimella, Executive Sustainability Committee and Co-Chair, Samantha Gistren come in studio to share how their group works to implement programs and meet with campus leadership to shape sustainable policies from the students point of view.

Feb 11, 2019

Virginia Tech joins the 2019 College Sustainability Summit Series.
Co-sponsored by WaterSignal.

Sustainability Manager, Karlee Siepierski talks about the unique Central Steam Plant that provides heat, hot water and electricity, the Green RFP Program and all the sustainability initiatives on campus.

Jan 30, 2019

Mayor Dale Ross, Georgetown,TX. kicksoff the 2019 Mayors Climate Summit Series.

Georgetown,TX is the largest city in the U.S. to go 100% renewable energy. Mayor Ross also shares how they were named Champion City and winner of the Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Mayors Challenge.

Jan 23, 2019

Every year in the U.S. 72 billion pounds of food is wasted. Goodr is part of the solution, Founder, Jasmine Crowe and Logistics Director, Zeb McLaurin join us to share their mission.

Goodr tracks an organization's surplus food waste from pickup to donation. Their aim is a triple win solution: improve businesses bottom line through charitable tax donations, reduce carbon emissions by keeping food from landfills and getting that edible food to communities in need.

Jan 20, 2019

CarbonCure is the global leader in the movement to reduce the carbon footprint of the concrete industry.

Christie Gamble, Director of Sustainability, joins us to share how their system takes captured CO2 and injects it into concrete as it's being mixed, once hardened the carbon is sequestered forever. Tune in to hear how CarbonCure has revolutionized the green building product industry.

Jan 3, 2019

Steve Valk, Citizens Climate Lobby kicks off the 2019 Talk with Green Guy Show Season.

We discuss their primary mission of addressing national policies on Climate Change and working with politicians on both sides of the aisle in Washington,D.C. to pass the Carbon Fee and Dividend Policy.

Dec 12, 2018

Scott Breen, Associate Manager, Sustainability and Circular Economy, Corporate Citizens Center ,inside the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talks about their national initiative Beyond 34, a public-private partnership to break through the current national recycling rate of 34% and the potential to unlock trillions of dollars into our economy.

Dec 10, 2018

NFL All-Pro and Former Atlanta Falcon, Ovie Mughelli is also the Creator of the world's new environmental superhero comic character Gridiron Green, Defender of the Earth.

We discuss his collaboration with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals program and working with other professional athletes to promote sustainability awareness around the world.

Dec 3, 2018

Mike Kensler, Director, Office of Sustainability, Auburn University talks about their Spirit of Sustainability Awards that recognizes individual students, groups, faculty, staff or alumni that exemplify the Auburn spirit by making significant contributions towards sustainability on campus.

Nov 12, 2018

University of Virginia (UVA) Sustainability Director, Andrea Trimble and Sustainability Program Manager, Jesse Warren join us to talk about their annual Sustainability Day,
UVA's AASHE Gold Rating and the many sustainability committees on campus that expands student and community involvement. 

Oct 31, 2018

University of North Carolina Charlotte(UNCC)  joins the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.

Mike Lizotte,Sustainability Officer, UNC Charlotte, talks about their many award winning sustainability programs on campus, student engagement, collaborations with the business community and the City of Charlotte.

Oct 26, 2018

University of Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish join the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.

Allison Mihalich, Senior Program Director of Sustainability discusses their Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy for campus and the impact of student engagement on the South Bend,IN community.

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