Southface Elects New Board Member

Nikki Walker joins Southface as Board Member in the continued support of creating a culture of operational excellence Southface is pleased to announce that Nikki Walker has joined its Board of Directors, bringing extensive technical and sustainability capabilities, in depth knowledge of policy and more than fifteen years of diverse leadership experience to the organization’s…

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By Dayna Thompson | June 14, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Kelly Herman

Kelly Herman works at Southface as a Commercial Sustainability Services Coordinator. In her spare time she likes to cook, run and watch Auburn football. Read to find out more about Kelly and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | June 8, 2017

Southface JUST Certification

The JUST Program is a social equity transparency platform from the International Living Future Institute. Organizations can use the voluntary disclosure tool to disclose their operations, including how they treat their employees and where they make financial and community investments. The JUST scorecard has six categories: Diversity, Equity, Safety, Worker Benefits, Local Benefit and Stewardship.…

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By Dayna Thompson | June 7, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Laura Case

Laura Case works at Southface as a Commercial Sustainability Services Program Manager. In her spare time she likes to ride her bike, swim, mountain climb and renovate her house. Read to find out more about Laura and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | May 30, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Chris North

Chris North works at Southface as a Residential Sustainability Services Project Manager. In his spare time he likes to rock climb and play music. Read to learn more about Chris and his love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | May 22, 2017

Meet a Southfacer: Rachel Burton

Rachel Burton works at Southface as an Education and Technical Assistance Coordinator. In her spare time she likes to read and visit lakes. Read to learn more about Rachel and her love for Southface!

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By Dayna Thompson | May 16, 2017

Kwanza Hall’s Ordinance Diversifying Housing in Atlanta Approved

The first policy recommendation from the Department of Planning’s Tiny House Feasibility Study, also championed by Hall, allowing for an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in areas zoned for duplexes passed City Council on Monday. “Embracing the tiny house movement in Atlanta will help expand the diversity of our housing choices and provide more affordable housing…

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By Staff Writer | May 3, 2017

Step Up For Atlanta: The Living Transit Fund And A Path To A New Atlanta Way

Atlanta has long struggled to provide sustainable infrastructure and transit options to all residents, businesses and commuters, particularly its most vulnerable communities on the west and south sides of the city. Historically, underinvestment in public transportation has left communities cut off from centers of commerce, employment, entertainment and recreation – essentially requiring reliance on single-occupant…

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By Staff Writer | May 2, 2017

Tiny Houses Coming to Atlanta?

Tiny Houses are seeing strong progress in Atlanta. Current code and zoning ordinances make Tiny Houses throughout most of the city either fully illegal or not feasible. Southface has worked closely with the City of Atlanta Office of Planning and Community Development on a Tiny House feasibility study, examining the policy barriers and code obstacles…

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By Joey Shea | March 16, 2017

Greenprints 2017 Photo Gallery

On behalf of everyone at Southface we would like to thank you for your participation in this year’s Greenprints Conference! Thanks to you, this year’s conference was an overwhelming success with more than 350 participants. Special thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors who helped make the event valuable for all attendees! This is a collection of…

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By Dayna Thompson | March 14, 2017

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