Our Podcasts, From A to Z

Our Podcasts, From A to Z

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 1:05pm

CAMPAIGN: GM Resource Preservation


Since 2011, the GM sustainability team has talked to various members of the sustainability community, both inside and outside General Motors.

In this post, we pull all of them together in an easy-to-find location so you can listen to them from the beginning.


Ryan LaFontaine, owner and general manager of LaFontaine Automotive in Highland, Michigan

Ryan was on the podcast to talk about some of the greener aspects of the dealership.

Lisa Parks, senior environment engineer, General Motors

When she was in high school, Parks participated in the GM GREEN program, which she says spurred her interest in science. Now she’s a member of the GM environmental engineering team, and she’s giving back to students in the same way her mentors did.

Sue Kelsey, biodiversity program manager, General Motors – Part One

Sue Kelsey, biodiversity program manager, General Motors – Part Two

In part one of our interview with Sue, we discuss how she came to find herself in this role at General Motors. In part two, we talk about wildlife corridors, the importance of getting kids involved in environmental efforts, and how GM has shifted its environmental focus during her tenure.

Kara Gordon, Chevrolet Malibu Mom – Part One

Kara Gordon, Chevrolet Malibu Mom – Part Two

In part one of our interview with Kara, she discusses her role at General Motors, her involvement in the Malibu Moms program, and how sustainability played a role in her upbringing. In part two, we talk to Kara about the sustainable practices her and her husband undertake at their house, her drive to make fresh food a part of her kid’s nutrition habits, and some tips on how we can lead a more greener life.

GM & Waste Management Discuss Detroit RenCen Path to Landfill-Free

For this podcast, we brought in John Bradburn from GM, and Kevin Beste from Waste Management, to discuss the steps the companies took on the path to get the Renaissance Center to landfill-free.

Jasper Jung, General Motors sustainability analyst, talks 2013 sustainability report

We may not be building flying cars, but we are transforming transportation. Hear GM sustainability analyst Jasper Jung talk about the 2013 sustainability report.


CATEGORY: Environment