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Jamie Bohan

Jamie Bohan

Senior Director, Recycling & Technology Department, Republic Services

Phoenix, AZ

Titles

  • EMSL, 2015
  • Senior Director, Recycling & Technology Department, Republic Services

Biography

Jamie is responsible for Republic’s corporate sustainability program, Blue Planet™. This includes development and implementation of strategy, efficiency measures, and external reporting. The program also includes an innovation pillar. For this, she leads evaluation and commercialization of emerging technologies used to recover valuable materials from the waste stream. Jamie is also on a team that drives profitability at the 60+ recycling facilities.

Capstone: My Dirty Little Secret

Business has the scale and leverage to make an impact on the significant environmental and social challenges of our time BUT sustainability and the underlying tenets of climate change, resource scarcity, biodiversity loss, social inequality, etc are misunderstood and polarizing topics in the business community. Thus I will share a secret for getting business to embrace sustainability and act with urgency without getting derailed by the science.

Education

  • EMSL, Sustainability Leadership, Arizona State University, 2015
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University