Previous Shows

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

December 12, 2009

Sustainably Measuring Company Performance with ‘The Triple Bottom Line’ author Andrew Savitz

John and Mike talk sustainable business practices with Andrew Savitz, founder of sustainability consultancy Sustainable Business Strategies and author of The Triple Bottom Line. Savitz outlines his “triple threat” of sustainability focus — people, planet and profits — and how he uses this to measure companies’ performance not only economically, but also sustainably. In this […]

December 5, 2009

Working to Eliminate the Use of Toxic Materials with Going Green with EnviroBro’s Leonard Robinson

John and Mike speak with Leonard Robinson, the Chief Deputy Director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. In addition to starting numerous recycling programs and hosting his own radio show, “Going Green with EnviroBro,” Leonard works to eliminate the use of toxic materials. Alongside Gov. Schwarzenegger, Leonard seeks to educate the public on […]

November 28, 2009

Greening the Waste and Recycling Industry with Waste & Recycling News’ Allan Gerlat

John and Mike talk with Allan Gerlat, the editor of Waste & Recycling News, the top publication greening the waste and recycling industries. Currently in its 15th year of circulation, Waste & Recycling News leads the waste industry into the green revolution by delving into current events and green issues. Allan discusses the green movement […]

November 21, 2009

Saving Money and Eating Organic with Organic Authority’s Laura Klein

John and Mike speak with Laura Klein, an organic expert with a green mission. Laura became interested in organic food and green products after enrolling in culinary school, where she learned one of the biggest secrets of top chefs: using organic ingredients. With her websites, and, Laura seeks to improve your quality of […]

November 14, 2009

Providing Tips for Greener Living with Smart2BGreen’s Bill Gueringer

On this show, John and Mike speak with Bill Gueringer, the founder of Smart2BGreen, an eco-newsletter providing tips for greener living. With more than 35,000 subscribers and counting, Smart2BGreen provides information to help people live a more sustainable life. The newsletter is a humorous forum with a green mission: to show people that a few […]

November 7, 2009

Taking Sustainability to the Next Level with ‘Confessions of a Radical Industrialist’ Author Ray Anderson

John and Mike talk with Ray Anderson, the founder and Chairman of Interface, Inc., the leading carpet manufacturer in the world. As one of the preeminent green revolutionaries, Ray works to build an industrial system that focuses on resource productivity and actually improves the environment. Ray discusses the competitive advantage of sustainability as part of […]

October 31, 2009

Taking Steps to Protect Future Generations with ‘Show Me the Green!’s Leigh Steinberg

On today’s show, John and Mike speak with Leigh Steinberg, the legendary sports agent who served as the inspiration for the hit movie Jerry Maguire. Leigh discusses one of the main concerns of the green revolution: protecting future generations. After watching Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Leigh was encouraged to take action to protect not […]

October 24, 2009

Building the Nation’s Largest Green Business Enterprise Database with’s Charisse McAuliffe

Today John and Mike speak with Charisse McAuliffe, the founder and CEO of, the largest database of green businesses and organizations on the Web. The database connects individuals with green business enterprises and creates a place where consumers can view all of the available green resources in their area. You can find businesses for […]

October 17, 2009

Discussing Green Career Training with Green University’s Felix Ortiz

This week, John and Mike talk with Felix Ortiz, the founder and visionary behind Green University, a green career training center. Felix explains that the university will educate and train the workforce to become green consultants. Students at Green University will obtain certifications upon graduation that will allow them to serve as consultants on projects […]

October 2, 2009

Emerging Technologies in the Green Revolution with AlwaysOn Media’s Ed Ring

John and Mike talk with Ed Ring, the Greentech and Politics Editor at AlwaysOn Media, about green conferences hosted for entrepreneurs by the organization and about emerging technologies in the green revolution. Ed evaluates the “intersection of technology and government” and emphasizes the relevance of green technologies and solutions. The conferences provide an opportunity for […]

September 26, 2009

Working Toward a Sustainable Future with Global Green USA’s Matt Petersen

John and Mike speak with Matt Petersen, the President and CEO of Global Green USA, a national environmental nonprofit working toward a sustainable future. With the support of both political and entertainment communities, Global Green USA works on project such as providing affordable housing, developing green schools with more positive learning environments for students and […]

September 19, 2009

Innovative Technology to Eliminate Paper Waste with GreenPrint’s Hayden Hamilton

John and Mike meet with Hayden Hamilton, the developer of the innovative GreenPrint product. Launched in the fall of 2006, GreenPrint software was created in order to eliminate excessive paper waste and help the environment by removing unnecessary pages from print jobs. This technology saves the average household $100 a year; you can also track […]