Mike Dieterich envisions, professionally works towards building, a world where there is a balance between profit, people, and the environment. Mike is President of RISE Industries, LEED AP, a degreed environmental scientist, best-selling author, and award-winning producer works to create a Zero Energy, Water, Waste future with sustainable technology. He provides consulting services via Renew and Sustain a diverse supplier and design and construction services via RISE Industries.
He has written legislative, school, and municipal policies and programs that support sustainable development and resilience for the built environment. His efforts have culminated in the success of implementing instrumental sustainability initiatives in Washington D.C. Concurrently, he is a Research Fellow at Rice University for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences focused on innovation and research in resilience.
Over the past decade, Mike has been called upon as an expert by the United States Congress at the Energy Efficiency Forum to discuss energy efficiency applications and by the United Nations Climate Action Forum to discuss sustainability and resilience, as well as how these initiatives support the Paris Climate Agreement, leading to follow-up conversations at Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon universities on the implementation of sustainable practices. His efforts have been featured in The New York Times and various national broadcast outlets. Most recently, his TEDx talk, “A Zero Energy Water Waste Future,” focused on the future of energy, water, and waste reduction and zeroing in our communities.
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Rise Industries engineered a Sustainable Net Zero Energy, Zero Water, and Zero Waste Building.
RISE is based on the principles of building Resilient, Innovative, Sustainable, and Efficient.
Renew and Sustain is a firm dedicated to helping people and organizations navigate the path to sustainability.