Diana Dehm interviews Jigar Shah, Author of “Creating Climate Wealth, Unlocking the Impact Economy”.


Join Diana Dehm when she interviews Entrepreneur & Visionary Jigar Shah of Jigar Shah Consulting; former CEO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room & CEO/Founder of Sun Edison, one of the largest solar services companies in the world.  Learn directly about how he is obsessed with leveraging the next economy by solving the challenging issues of our time, so much so he wrote a book about it called “Creating Climate Wealth, Unlocking the Impact Economy”.

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K-12 Schools & Businesses Disruptively Innovating Together…Sustainably


Join Diana Dehm, Host of Sustainability News & Entertainment Radio as she dives into connecting the dots, while looking closely at solutions already in place that are actually creating the nexus between sustainable business and sustainable schools in support of our next generation!

Join her for a fascinating conversation with:

  • Jim McGrath, CEO of the Green Schools National Network & Conference
  • Leonard Freeke, President of Climate Neutral VeriSoda
  • Michelle Whyle, Global Head of Sustainability, 3M 

Register for the Green Schools National Conference, March 27-29, 2014 in Sacramento, CA and meet Jim, Leonard, and Michelle and many others!  Diana is excited to be 2014’s Emcee again!  So be ready for alot of learning, sharing, and Fun!

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ASU is Talkin’ Trash! Representatives from ASU’s School of Sustainability, Waste Management, and Ironman Join Us!

This week, Diana Dehm, Host of Sustainability News & Entertainment heads to Arizona State University, home of the Sun Devils and the nation’s first School of Sustainability to talk some trash!

Nick Brown, Director of University Sustainability Practices at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability joins Diana to discuss all of the advantageous endeavors ASU is taking on. ASU has committed to climate neutrality by 2035, and to becoming zero waste by 2015. That’s only about a year out! ASU has partnered with Waste Management to create their Road Map to Zero Waste which outlines the plan as to how ASU will achieve this goal. We are also incredibly fortunate to have Nick Brown apply his expertise in conducting the metrics for our 2013 Trash on Your Back 5 Day Challenge and to have ASU partnering with us to make this happen!

Christine Soboleski, graduate from the School of Sustainability and our Director of Communications here at Sustainability News & Entertainment shares her experience in working with Nick on food sustainability solutions at ASU. These two share a passion for creating sustainable solutions for the planet. Christine shares what she learned as a Sustainability scholar and the positive social, economic, and environmental effects in decreasing our impact through The Sustainability News & Entertainment Radio TRASH ON YOUR BACK 5 Day Challenge.

Bryan McLaren, Sustainability Consultant for Waste Management and Project Manager for ASU’s Zero Waste program joins Diana as well. Bryan will be doing the Ironman Challenge during Novermber 2013 with his trash on his back! Representing the TRASH ON YOUR BACK effort! Bryan discusses the techniques used to inspire and engage students to be more inclined to participate in zero waste practices. Additionally, Bryan discusses how Ironman expresses a value for community through proper waste management efforts.

Tune in and share your thoughts! 

Office Depot, UL & Casbo Focus on Supporting Green Schools National Network Through Sustainable Supply Chains for Schools


Join Diana Dehm, Host of Sustainability News & Entertainment Talk Radio, for a fascinating conversation about sustainable purchasing in school across the nation, the impact, the business case, and how teachers, students and administrators are choosing to buy sustainable products and why.  

Guests include:  Jim McGrath, Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Green Schools National Network and home of the Green Schools National Conference, which will be happening March 27-29 2014 in Sacramento CA.

It’s an impact-full conference where students, teachers, businesses, the government, policy makers, non profits, administrators, parents and educational leaders, come together from around the world to learn about how we are creating green schools for our next generation! Diana is excited to be the emcee for the  conference again this year. Register and join us at greenschoolsnationalnetwork.org.

Dr. Marilyn Black, will be joins us from Atlanta Georgia, she is the Founder of GREENGUARD, Senior Technical Advisor and LEED AP, Underwriters Laboratories, and she’s gives us an overview of the UL Green Guard Certification and the impact in schools.

Yalmaz Siddiqui joins us as well, Yalmaz Siddiqui is the Senior Director of Environmental Strategy at Office Depot in West Palm Beach FL, and he is also the Co-Chair of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council he gives us an update on the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, and how Office Depot is shifting towards sustainable products.


Last but not least we head to Sacramento CA meet with Tatia Davenport, she is the Deputy Executive Director / COO California Association of School Business Officials where we will learn about “Smart Business Smart Schools”, and PROP 39 in CA.