Previous Shows

Impact with John Shegerian produces new episodes every week. Visit regularly to explore our archive of past conversations below.

Innovation and High Ethical Standards with Stephanie Dolmat

Stephanie Dolmat is a corporate sustainability leader and currently serves as senior director of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions and business consulting firm, where she collaborates across the company to effectuate positive change. Stephanie is a graduate of Yale University, where she earned a […]

Reducing Corporate Energy Footprints with Christina Page

Christina Page, Director of Climate and Energy Strategy at Yahoo!, is tasked with reducing the footprint of a website network that serves more than 600 million users. “We really ‘walk the talk’ as much as we possibly can,” Page says. “Yahoo! Green is the number one green-content website on the Web right now. There is […]

Transforming the World of AI with Tonie Hansen

At NVIDIA, she oversees corporate responsibility and ESG, a function she helped to build since starting in 2006. As a strategist and communicator, she drives initiatives that strengthen NVIDIA’s ESG and brand reputation. Tonie publishes the company’s ESG report and engages with shareholders, NGOs, and customers to understand their expectations and present NVIDIA’s positioning around […]

Keeping Hotels Green with Gina Edner

Gina Edner, Associate Director for Environmental Sustainability at Starwood Hotels, talks to “Green is Good” from New York. With approximately 1,000 hotels in nearly 100 countries, eco-conservation across Starwood’s brands makes a major difference. Edner says that Starwood’s green programs began simply from its customers inquiring about conservation policies and more efficient places to stay […]

Greening Up Casual Wear with Derek Sabori

Derek Sabori, Director of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility for Volcom, chats with “Green is Good” from sunny San Diego. Volcom, a California casual clothing brand, has been experimenting with sustainable materials and conservation techniques to move its brand forward in the greenest way possible. Volcom is not only creating eco-friendly clothing, but it has […]

Smarter Security, Safer Buildings with Filip Kaliszan

Filip Kaliszan is the chief executive officer and founder of Verkada, a Silicon Valley Unicorn disrupting the $100b+ industry of physical security. Since founding Verkada in 2016, Filip has led the organization’s technology growth into five essential security product lines with more than 11,000 customers. He has overseen Verkada’s international expansion, scaling its workforce to […]

Green Thinking on the College Campus with Nurit Katz

Nurit Katz is University of California – Los Angeles’ very first sustainability coordinator. UCLA has taken a growing interest in sustaining and conserving across its campus, and Katz’s role is to make sure this mega-university continues to grow the green way. Katz helps oversee the Sustainability Committee at the school, spreading green thinking around the […]

Together for Tomorrow with Samsung’s Mark Newton

Head of Corporate Sustainability Mark Newton at Samsung Electronics America explains how Samsung is a leader in sustainable product design. By taking an eco-conscious approach throughout the entire lifecycle of our products, Samsung has been able to showcase innovation in new and exciting ways while becoming a noted authority in the development of voluntary standards. […]

Sustainable and Healthy Green Agricultural Practices with Jessica Lundberg

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A Common Love of Food with Spencer and Sophia Rascoff

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of vertical social media platforms, the father-daughter Rascoff duo was inspired to develop Recon Food, a vertical social media app that brings people together through a shared love of food. They were moved by the many aspects of social media that felt unhealthy, and food was […]

Committing to Socially Responsible Technology with David Thompson

David A. Thompson, Director of Environmental Affairs at Panasonic Corporation of North America, returns to Green is Good to discuss his nearly 30-year environmental journey with the company. In the past, Thompson has worked on initiatives on recycling batteries and curbing the growing e-waste problem. This has led to an increased focus on green education. […]

Turning Failures into Opportunities with Christina Qi

Christina Qi is the CEO of Databento, an on-demand market data platform. She formerly founded Domeyard LP, a hedge fund focused on high frequency trading (HFT) that traded up to $7.1 billion USD per day. Failing to earn a job offer after a Wall Street internship, Christina started Domeyard from her dorm room with $1000 […]