How Can We Measure a Company’s Carbon Footprint?

Climate Change
Roughly 23% of Fortune Global 500 companies have made some form of commitment to reach carbon neutrality between now and 2050. It’s hard not to get wrapped up in the excitement, but we must take data and measurement into consideration. As more companies make net-zero pledges, how will stakeholders — investors, employees, customers and regulators …

Becoming Climate Positive

Green Technology
As companies look for innovative ways to reduce their carbon footprint, the public is hearing about more sustainability goals related to being carbon negative, climate positive and carbon neutral. But what do all these terms really mean? Many of these companies focus on balancing their emissions with carbon offsets through carbon capture or removal technologies. …

Social Moves to the Forefront of ESG

When thinking about sustainability, people often refer to the environmental aspect. This is also true when thinking about the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors used to evaluate companies’ sustainability efforts.

More Sustainable Business Models: What Are B Corporations?

There is a growing trend among businesses seeking to underscore their support of sustainable practices to become B-Corps, a designation that emphasizes a balance of profit and purpose. Certified B-corporations are required to include their employees, customers, suppliers, community and the environment in their actions. The certification is not easy to achieve, but consumers are influencing how companies think about their larger impact, not just their earnings.

Arbor Day Every Day: A Tree-Free Alternative for the Office

Regenerative Design
From memos to contracts, to-do-lists and reports, paper is a part of office life. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 90 percent of all office waste is paper, but this presents a ripe opportunity for us to reduce paper use and take advantage of tree-free alternatives that contribute to a circular economy. Jeffrey Foote Tree …

Southface Acquires JUST Label

About Us
The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.