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…Read More
| June 14, 2017
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.…Read More
| June 7, 2017
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…Read More
| May 3, 2017
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…Read More
| May 2, 2017
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…Read More
| March 16, 2017
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…Read More
| March 14, 2017
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