Previous Shows

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

March 28, 2023

Committing to Electrification and the Future with Lyft’s Paul Augustine

Paul Augustine leads Lyft’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact-including commitment to 100% electric vehicles by 2030, renewable energy procurement, environmental reporting, and policy advocacy to accelerate EV adoption and fight climate change. John Shegerian: Get the latest Impact Podcast right into your inbox each week. Subscribe by entering your email address at to […]

March 21, 2023

Inspiring Businesses to Engage in ESG Programs with Harvard’s Pamela Rucker

Pamela teaches professional development programs at Harvard University around the topics of leadership, strategy, and digital innovation. She serves as the Expert-in-Residence for their Women in Leadership program. She chairs the Technology Advisory Council for St. Jude Childre’s Research Hospital, and has served as a CIO Advisor for the CIO Executive Council. Pamela also runs […]

March 14, 2023

Pioneering Sustainability Solutions with Darling Ingredients’ Ethan Carter

Ethan is Director of Sustainability at Darling Ingredients, the world’s leading company turning food waste into sustainable products and renewable energy. Prior to joining Darling Ingredients in August 2022, he spent more than 10 years in the energy industry, working on environmental and sustainability issues related to oil and gas, and chemicals production. He holds […]

March 7, 2023

Developing A Sustainability-Forward Culture with The Carbonauts’ Graham Hill

Graham is the founder and CEO of The Carbonauts. They help Fortune 1000 companies build climate-literate, sustainability enthusiastic cultures via tools such as live, interactive sustainability workshops. Their clients include giants such as Amazon, Chanel, News Corp, Toyota, AT&T, Warner Brothers, Discovery, Netflix, Dow Jones, and HarperCollins. Many companies have or are developing sustainability strategies. […]

February 28, 2023

Advancing Circularity with Ball Corporation’s Adam Shalapin

Adam Shalapin leads global sustainability initiatives at Ball Corporation, where he works with cross-functional teams to execute against Ball’s sustainability goals and initiatives. Adam is a systems-thinking problem solver with thirteen years of experience in corporate environmental and sustainability strategy, which has allowed him to craft and collaboratively execute a unifying vision that aligns sustainability […]

February 21, 2023

Innovating for Energy Efficiency with Texas Instruments’ Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor is an applications manager in Systems Engineering Marketing group covering custom power supply design for the industrial and personal electronics market. His group is responsible for 500 designs per year and has designed 15k power supplies over the last 20 years. Robert joined TI in 2002 and spent most of his time as […]

February 14, 2023

Embracing Difference & Diversity with Liz Kleinrock

Liz Kleinrock (she/her) is a Korean-American, queer, Jewish, antibias and antiracist educator of both children and adults, and creates curriculum for K-12 students, specializing in designing inquiry based units of study. In addition to her work as a classroom teacher, Liz also works with schools and companies to facilitate learning for adults that supports antibias […]

February 7, 2023

Amplifying Sustainable Business Practices with ESG Today’s Mark Segal

Mark founded ESG Today in 2020 following a 20 year career in investment management and research. Prior to founding ESG Today, he worked at Delaney Capital Management (DCM) in Toronto, Canada as the firm’s head of U.S. equities. Mark also spent several years in the sell-side research industry, covering the technology and services sectors. He […]

January 31, 2023

Innovating the Sustainable Grocery Shopping Experience with Thrive Market’s Kristin De Simone

Kristin De Simone, Senior Mission Manager (she/her) acts as the architect of mission and environmental stewardship at Thrive Market, the online, membership-based market delivering the highest quality, healthy and sustainable products at member-only prices. De Simone joined the Thrive Market team in 2015 with a hunger to help Americans reclaim access to healthy living, making […]

January 24, 2023

Making “Chicken” Better with Daring’s Ross Mackay

Ross Mackay is the CEO and founder of Daring, the leading plant-based chicken brand on a mission to remove chicken from the global food system. John Shegerian: Do you have a suggestion for an amazing Impact guest? Go to and click “Be a Guest” to recommend someone today. This edition of the Impact Podcast […]

January 17, 2023

Maintaining a Commitment to Sustainability with The Home Depot’s Ron Jarvis

Ron Jarvis is the Chief Sustainability Officer for The Home Depot. He is responsible for aligning the Company’s business strategies with its social, environmental and sustainability objectives. Ron also leads our SER factory audits, Utility Rebates, Product Safety departments, and he is the chairman of the Home Depot Environmental Council. Ron joined the Company in […]

January 10, 2023

Achieving Your Healthiest Self with Dallas Kingsbury, MD

Dallas Kingsbury, MD, is the medical director for two companies: Danford Works is a virtual platform that combines personal data analysis and 1:1 coaching to empower people to live their healthiest and most active lives. Fountain Life (Naples Center in Florida) is a company dedicated to proactive and personalized medical care via cutting-edge artificial intelligence-enhanced […]