How Some Local Businesses Face Operations Amid COVID-19

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Innovation, creativity, connection and flexibility are part of a successful entrepreneur’s lifeblood at any time, and they are especially necessary during times of crisis, said panelists at Southface Institute’s June Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable.

We All Play a Part in Community Health

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A viral pandemic makes our connections clear, yet the same intertwined network is always part of our community health, though seen (or unseen) in different ways. We hope you find insightful context in this republished summary of our April 2019 Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable panel, featuring local experts speaking on “Healthy Homes, Health Families” and the broad vision of what is needed to improve the health of every member of the community, especially the underserved.

Everyone Has a Role in Community Health

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Community health is about much more than healthcare, said panelists at the April edition of Southface Institute’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable. In fact, it depends on an entire network of factors to support the well-being of its members, with each participant playing a specific role.

Weaving Sustainability Into What We Wear

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Textile production is a global, resource-intensive process that takes immense amounts of water, fossil fuels, and chemicals to produce just one piece of clothing. There’s an 85% chance that single item of clothing will end up in a landfill.   On May 4, Southface’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable (SART) explores the environmental and social impact of …

June 2 SART Recap

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The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes one Friday per month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy and much more. Following the administration’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, last Friday’s Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable was a packed house. Stephanie Stuckey, Chief Resilience Officer …

SART Recap: 2016 Election Results and Environmental Advocacy

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In the wake of a long presidential campaign, many groups are wondering what President-Elect Trump and a new collection of close advisors, advocates and staffers will bring—especially when it comes to environmental issues. December's SART centered on what to expect from energy policy and environmental regulation in a new political era.

SART Recap: Aerotropolis Atlanta

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The Aerotropolis Atlanta Alliance (Aero ATL) is a nonprofit coalition of partners organized under various governing bodies to drive economic investment and growth around Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport and its growing assets.

SART Recap: Starting from the Bottom

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Don’t simply get lost in the presidential election—we have a once-in-a-generation chance to impact our city’s infrastructure and communities, particularly the most vulnerable. This November, start from the bottom (of the ballot).

Roundtable: The Ted and Community Redevelopment

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In a recent article from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bill Torpy featured his extended interview with Southface board member Leon Eplan. Eplan has been involved in the planning and design of Atlanta, sharing many success and frustrations of the region, since the early 1960s.

Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

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This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being "on the road" and returned to the home venue at All Saints.' The discussion focused on Proctor Creek's current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.