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Holiday Gifts Made By “Real” Makers Across America

Holiday Gifts Made By “Real” Makers Across America

Tired of buying the same types of gifts? Want your "consumer power" to match your values? Listen to Jules Pieri, Founder & CEO of the creative gift site The Grommet on Green Connections Radio describe unique gifts “made by real people with stories and values worth...

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Travelers! – Eco/Sustainable Tourism w Nat Geo

Travelers! – Eco/Sustainable Tourism w Nat Geo

Attention travelers! Are you planning a holiday trip? Do you want to make “sustainable” choices? Listen to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson’s interview with National Geographic Editor-at-Large Costas Christ – in our new iHeartRadio studio! – on: The...

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Foodies! – Storing Leftovers w FreshBox

Foodies! – Storing Leftovers w FreshBox

Attention foodies! Do you want to store holiday (and other) leftovers? Twin sisters Allison and Megan are innovating food storage with Fresh Box, a new food packaging system. They earned a spot at the Clean Tech Open Southeast too. Described as a “soda stream unit for...

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Breaking up CO2 – @3M w Laura Nereng

Breaking up CO2 – @3M w Laura Nereng

When you hear “3M” you think of Post-it notes, right? Not so fast. 3M is innovating in cleantech – really – and breaking new ground, especially in reducing carbon emissions. Listen to Laura Nereng, Program Manager of 3M’s Clean Energy Innovation, explain to Green...

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Green Home Buying – w Kari Klaus, Viva Green Homes

Green Home Buying – w Kari Klaus, Viva Green Homes

Whether you’re looking to rent or buy a home, apartment, condo, or townhouse, historically you’ve had to ask a lot of questions to find out about the home’s energy efficiency and carbon footprint. Meet Kari Klaus of Viva Green Homes, a new home listing service that is...

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Electric Bikes! – w Amber Wason of Riide

Electric Bikes! – w Amber Wason of Riide

Love urban living but fed up with traffic? So were Amber Wason and her co-founder Jeff Stefanis. Instead of just complaining, they got to work and developed a cool new electric bike, launched a campaign to fund it on Kickstarter and then.... cleverly made a deal with...

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Navigating Legislation – w NCSEA’s Betsy McCorkle

Navigating Legislation – w NCSEA’s Betsy McCorkle

With a new President of the United States and a new Congress taking shape in the election shortly, we assess the energy legislation and tax incentives on the books to nudge the clean energy economy forward with Betsy McCorkle, head of governmental affairs at the North...

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SXSW Eco – Super Corp. Sustainability Tips from CSO’s

SXSW Eco – Super Corp. Sustainability Tips from CSO’s

What a powerful discussion! You'll definitely want to take notes on this one. Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson moderated a panel of veteran leaders in corporate sustainability at SXSW Eco 2016, unearthing great tips and insights that you can use right away....

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“We are All Accountable” – w Lauren Leader-Chivee, All In Together

“We are All Accountable” – w Lauren Leader-Chivee, All In Together

To innovate, we need new ideas, new perspectives, new solutions. To get these new ideas, we need differing points of view at the table. differing experiences and perspectives. Yet, senior leadership remains stubbornly white-male dominated, as only 4% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. Listen to Lauren Leader-Chivee, CEO of All In Together, former President of the Center for Talent Innovation and author of the recent book, Crossing the Thinnest Line, in a vibrant discussion with Green Connections host Joan Michelson about these issues..

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Recycling Reinvented – with Melissa Walsh-Innes

Recycling Reinvented – with Melissa Walsh-Innes

Melissa Lifts the Lid on How Recycling Really Works (or Doesn't) Do you think your community recycles? Think again. Just because it’s picked up doesn’t mean it’s recycled properly. Listen to Melissa Walsh Innes, of Recycling Reinvented, talk with Green Connections...

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Leadership Tips from Author & Time Mag’s Jay Newton-Small!

Leadership Tips from Author & Time Mag’s Jay Newton-Small!

How Women are Changing the Way America Works

Leadership – advancing your career – finding alternate paths to solutions – even peaceful policing strategies that work…

Listen to renowned journalist Jay Newton-Small of Time magazine and author of the best-selling book “Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works” in this enlightening conversation with Green Connections host Joan Michelson – great stories too!

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Investing To Benefit Society – with Nancy Pfund, of Tesla fame

Investing To Benefit Society – with Nancy Pfund, of Tesla fame

Doing well by doing good is a universal value – but is it only for the lucky few?

Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner of DBL Investors, who has been featured in the New York Times as a pioneer, talks with Green Connections host Joan Michelson about how to do it. What are the key components? Is there a trade-off? Listen to this fascinating discussion with this powerful and kind former lead investor in Tesla and Solar City, from the Climate Leadership Gala.

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Top Race Car Driver Does it Green- Really! Leilani Munter

Top Race Car Driver Does it Green- Really! Leilani Munter

NASCAR Woman Winning with a Solar-Powered Pit, Eco-Friendly Sponsors If you met Leilani Munter you would never guess she was one of the highest-performing race car drivers on the planet. This dynamic woman is transforming the race car industry – one race, one...

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“It’s Easier to Change the World If You Have Money” w Serial Entrepreneur & EDA Head Julie Kirk

“It’s Easier to Change the World If You Have Money” w Serial Entrepreneur & EDA Head Julie Kirk

“It’s easier to change the world if you have money.” Julie Lenzer Kirk, award-winning serial entrepreneur and head of the Economic Development Administration Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) at the U.S. Commerce Department.  As a mentor to entrepreneurs and an author, Kirk shares juicy insider tips for fulfilling the entrepreneur’s ‘hierarchy of needs” based on her own successes (and failures).  Grab something to write with….

Listen to this engaging and informative discussion with Green Connections host Joan Michelson as Kirk encourages entrepreneurs to think big, define your niche and where to go to get the money, services and support you need because “you being starving does not help anyone.”

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A Zero Carbon Footprint Home in Any Price Range!

A Zero Carbon Footprint Home in Any Price Range!

A How-To Guide to Building a Zero Carbon Footprint Home? Homes and buildings use an astonishing 40 percent of energy in the US – but author Sheri Koones shows us another way. Her book series of “Prefabulous” homes – from economy to luxury – give you a tour of the...

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Can Microgrids Prevent Power Loss – and Pay YOU?

Can Microgrids Prevent Power Loss – and Pay YOU?

Remember the last time you lost power…it doesn’t have to be that way Remember the last time you lost power…Did you lose documents on your computer? Was your home suddenly dark, leaving you fumbling around for a flashlight? Was it a bad storm?  Our power-dependent...

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Practical Advice on Building a Sustainable Organization

Practical Advice on Building a Sustainable Organization

Building a Sustainable Organization – with Author/Consultant Nathalie Udo Based on her experience working with Fortune 500 companies like Boeing, Nathalie Udo shares her practical insights into taking a large company from awareness that they need to be more...

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Profitable Socially Responsible Investing

Profitable Socially Responsible Investing

Here are Do's and Don't from a Pioneering Master in SRI, Barbara Krumsiek Do you want to invest with principle but are concerned about making the most financial return too? The long time CEO of Calvert Investments (now retired), Barbara Krumsiek frankly discusses the...

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How Do You Win ‘Shark Tank’?

How Do You Win ‘Shark Tank’?

Luminaid CoFounder Andrea Sreshta Explains Two young entrepreneurs, Andrea Shreshta and her cofounder Anna Stork, won $200,000 from Mark Cuban, along with his mentorship, on “Shark Tank” for their solar powered inflatable light, LuminAID. And they have grown in leaps...

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Willful Blindness: Interview with Margaret Heffernan

Willful Blindness: Interview with Margaret Heffernan

What’s the number one cause of many business failures? Being blind to threats and opportunities. So, how are our blind spots keeping us stuck and how do we shift to see new, even contrary ideas?

Listen to Green Connections host Joan Michelson discuss with top expert, Margaret Heffernan, whose TED Talks on the topic have attracted millions of views, and who wrote the best-seller, Willful Blindness: Why we ignore the obvious at our peril.

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Joan, I love your show, you’re a terrific interviewer, you ask smart questions, and your topics are important and interesting. Green Connections is a favorite!!!
– David, CEO EdgeStudio.com

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