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Join Livable Buckhead and SweetWater Brewing Company for Beneficial Brews on June 7

Taste a limited-edition custom brew and support PATH400, Buckhead sustainability programs

Like Beer? Want a better Buckhead? We’ve got the event for you. On Wednesday, June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., SweetWater Brewing Company is donating a portion of the proceeds from its taproom tours to support Livable Buckhead. For $12, you get a souvenir pint glass and tastes of 36 oz. of SweetWater brews, including a limited edition special cask - named SustainaBrew - created especially for Livable Buckhead and only available at the June 7 event.


EcoVadis Announces Winners of First-Ever Sustainability Leadership Awards

Coca-Cola European Partners, Michelin, and SNCF procurement teams, as well as 14 supplier/third-party partners from the EcoVadis network are recognized for their leadership in sustainable business practices

EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social and ethical performance ratings for global supply chains, announces 15 winners of the EcoVadis Sustainability Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding sustainability initiatives and performance of companies using the EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Solution, and supplier sustainability Scorecards and ratings.


Shaw Receives 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Awards

Award winning EcoWorx carpet from Shaw IndustriesCompany Recognized With Market Transformation Leadership Award and Supplier Leadership Award for its EcoWorx Carpet Tile

On Tuesday, May 9th, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) recognized ten organizations and one individual for their leadership in the sustainable purchasing movement, a growing trend in which organizations are using their purchasing power to advance the long term health and vitality of society, economies, and the planet.


Decatur Proclaims Solar Avenue for Earth Day

Solar Avenue in DecaturSolarize Decatur-DeKalb Reaches Residential Solar Milestone

Mayor Patti Garrett of Decatur, Georgia proclaimed that Third Avenue will be named Solar Avenue in honor of Earth Day. Third Avenue had ten neighbors purchase solar through the Solarize Decatur-DeKalb program. With one extra neighbor purchasing solar earlier, that means the highest concentration of homes with solar in Decatur is on Third Avenue.


Partnership for Southern Equity Receives $1 Million Grant

Nathaniel Smith, Partnership for Southern EquityThe MacArthur Foundation awards Atlanta equity non-profit funds to “encourage public discourse and support leadership on climate solutions” as a part of a $19 million national effort

The Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) was recently awarded its largest single grant in its history – $1 million from the MacArthur Foundation to support its equity work throughout Georgia, to empower vulnerable populations and communities of color most affected by climate change. PSE is the only organization with this focus to receive this level of investment from the Foundation.  


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