Debra and Jamie sit down to discuss the progress and investment that Oakton Community College has put forward for sustainability in recent years. Debra comes from the Brookfield Zoo community, where she was inspired about conservation by her colleagues and the community.
Jamie and Harold sit down in CEDAs office in the top of the 567 W Lake St building in Chicago. With a backdrop of a ton of natural sunlight and possibly the best office lighting in Chicago, Harold discusses his management and turn around experience at CEDA. At the time that Harold took over the organization, it was clear that One of the largest private, non-profit Community Action Agencies in the country was struggling. Harold took on the challenge, and has since turned CEDA to a forward...
A brief discussion with the founder of Project: VISION’s founder, Karen Chui, whose mission is to help youth of Chicago’s Chinatown, Bridgeport, and surrounding communities achieve their full potentials by providing them with tools for educational, personal, and civic development.
An interview with Buddy Greene from Deerborne Cable and Wire, one of the first customers that Verde worked with in 2014 on energy efficiency. Buddy started the business in the 1960s and ran it for almost 40 years, until an eventual sale in 2003. Buddy often quotes, "You never work a day in your life if you love what you do, and I loved what I did".