Alex T. SAPORTA REPORT Thought Leaders

Igniting Change in the Region

Policymakers, community advocates and private enterprise are poised to act at a critical juncture in Atlanta’s history. We face a choice to deepen divides between neighborhoods and people with further disinvestment in some communities or find a way to connect economic development strategies with all our community assets to enable Atlanta to become a truly world class region and city.

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By Joey Shea | October 5, 2016
Dennis Creech Recognized at Visionary Dinner

Southface Honors Dennis Creech at Annual Visionary Dinner

On Thursday, September 8, the Oceans Ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium was filled for Southface’s annual Visionary Dinner. Close to 600 business leaders, nonprofit executives, policymakers and sustainability enthusiasts joined us to celebrate outgoing Executive Director Dennis Creech, and his 38 years of service to Southface.

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By Diondra Powers | September 14, 2016
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Green on Gift: An EarthCraft Story

See what happens when an experienced builder publicizes his ongoing commitment to green building. The resulting house, called “Green on Gift,” is certified as EarthCraft Platinum and has received one of the highest point totals in the program’s history.

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By Joey Shea | September 6, 2016
Solar Panels and Southern Houses

Solar Panels and Southern Houses

Shan Arora, policy programs manager here at Southface, recently spoke with the Natural Resources Defense Council about his thoughts on distributed generation and how the South can gain the most from its mounting desire for energy independence.

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By Diondra Powers | August 24, 2016
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Southface Board Member Leads Vets’ Initiative for American Bar Association

Linda Klein, long time member of the Southface board and past chair, is assuming the presidency of the American Bar Association next week. In and of itself, her appointment is something to be proud of, but her agenda is something further to be excited about as her term begins. Linda is developing a program to…

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By Joey Shea | August 10, 2016
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Southface Staff Members Join Industry Boards

Two of our staff members have recently been elected to Boards of Directors within the industry.

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By Diondra Powers | August 3, 2016
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Solar Cells Are Out of This World

Southface’s Kavin Manickaraj traveled to Cape Canaveral, Florida this past weekend to watch a NASA rocket launch to the International Space Station. Why is a Southface staffer going to see a rocket launch newsworthy? This rocket was carrying five thin-film solar cells that Kavin designed, destined for the International Space Station. The cells will remain…

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By Diondra Powers | July 21, 2016
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Let’s Talk Policy with Lisa Bianchi-Fossati

Last month Southface was pleased to welcome Lisa Bianchi-Fossati to its staff as Policy Director. In this role Lisa will build upon the achievements of Southface in promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions with legislatures and utility commissions.

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By Diondra Powers | July 13, 2016
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Dennis Creech Honored By Rotary Club of Atlanta

Dennis Creech was recently honored with the 2016 Armin Maier Community Service Award from the Rotary Club of Atlanta.

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By Diondra Powers | July 13, 2016
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Dennis Creech Honored by Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Dennis Creech was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.

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By Diondra Powers | July 7, 2016

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