How we do our work
Why We Do It
Each and every day we are working to build our vision for the future: A regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity through a healthy built environment for all. Each of our programs and lines of service influence three key outcomes - improved quality of life, shared prosperity and thriving natural systems.
How We do our work
- Collaborate with our community and network
- Lead by Design
- Educate our community
- Advocate on behalf of the issues we know to be most pressing
- Research and find new solutions to our most important questions
What we do
Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. We're able to achieve this mission through our individual service lines - regenerative places and spaces, education and training, research and incubation, policy and systems technology, and organizational sustainability.
In 2017, the City of Atlanta enacted legislation to power municipal buildings and facilities using 100 percent clean electricity by 2025, and over the next decade the entire city is expected to run on clean energy. This commitment presents a boon for one of the state’s leading clean energy sources — solar power. With a…Read More
Honey bees are perhaps one of the most crucial critters in our ecosystem, and its our responsibility to ensure their health and protection. May 20 is the first ever World Bee Day. Recognized by 115 member states of the United Nations, including the United States, Canada, China, India, and the European Union, World Bee Day…Read More
By David Bailey and Pamela Henman A single-family home has never before achieved EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation certification, but thanks to The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a longtime resident of Atlanta’s Westside community, that might change. In March, The Georgia Trust acquired three single-family properties along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail – two historic…Read More
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bold programs that are made possible through the generosity of our donors.