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How GP PRO is Making the World's Restrooms Sustainable

John Mulcahy – Vice President – Sustainability, North American Consumer ProductsJohn Mulcahy – Vice President – Sustainability, North American Consumer Products

John Mulcahy is Vice President of Sustainability for Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP, where he is responsible for the sustainability and corporate social responsibility programs for the company’s Consumer, GP PRO, and Nonwovens businesses.  John works to develop collaborative relationships with Georgia-Pacific customers, helping them to achieve their sustainability objectives by developing insights, building cost and value advantages into Georgia-Pacific products, and providing assurance that GP is a responsible and ethical supplier.

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Take a Ride on The Ray

Allie Kelly is Executive Director of The Ray.Allie Kelly is Executive Director of The Ray.

A Georgia native, Allie earned a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Georgia. She has worked in public policy for over 15 years, first as a lobbyist for UPS in Washington, D.C., then returning to Atlanta and founding Georgia Watch in 2002, which is the state’s only consumer watchdog organization.

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It starts with A Small Good Thing

A Small Good Thing director, Pamela Tanner BollPamela Tanner Boll, an artist, filmmaker, writer, and activist, is the Director of Who Does She Think She Is?, a film about five artists who are mothers. She is the Co-Executive Producer of Academy Award-winning Born into Brothels, and the Executive Producer of eight documentaries: ConnectedIn a DreamOur Summer in TehranStrange PowersStephin Merritt and the Magnetic FieldsLiving in Emergency: Stories of Doctors without BorderShe’s Beautiful When She’s AngryClose to the Fire, and E-Team.

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New Adventures with Sally Bethea

New Adventures with Sally BetheaSally Bethea is the retired founding director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK), a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization established in 1994 whose mission is to protect and restore the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries, and watershed. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a master’s degree in City Planning from Georgia Tech and an honorary doctorate from LaGrange College – as well as more than 35 years of experience in environmental issues and nonprofit management.

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Does your business have The Sustainability Edge?

Suhas Apte - Co-Author of The Sustainability EdgeSuhas Apte is a senior executive with rich, diverse experience covering many facets of business management. Suhas has developed a valuable global perspective, extensive CPG industry experience and sustainability credentials based on a broad career path working in Asia-Pacific, developing markets, Europe and the United States.  

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Coca-Cola: For Every Drop We Use, We Give One Back

Coca-Cola: For Every Drop We Use, We Give One Back

Jonathan S. Radtke, Water Sustainability Program Director, Coca-Cola North America

Jon Radtke is the Water Sustainability Program Director for Coca-Cola North America based in Atlanta, GA. In this role, he manages the company’s water stewardship program, which assesses and mitigates water risks facing Coca-Cola operations. Primary areas of focus include water efficiency initiatives, source water protection strategies, community water partnerships and sustainable agriculture initiatives within the supply chain. One goal of the Company was to return to nature and communities an amount of water equivalent to the water used in Coca-Cola’s beverages and their production. Mr. Radtke’s leadership has helped the Company to reach this goal five years early and to position The Coca-Cola Company as an industry leader in water stewardship.

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Veterans & Energy Efficiency - Serving those who have served us

Frank Wickstead, ICFFrank Wickstead is a licensed general contractor in Georgia, a LEEDapBD+C, and a Building Performance Institute Building Analyst proctor/trainer and Subject Matter Expert. Frank has degrees in Architectural Design and Building Construction from Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia. He and was given the Georgia Institute of Technology's 2010 Environmental Leadership Award. As a design/build remodeler he was named one of the top 50 remodelers in the country by Remodeler Magazine, was name the EarthCraft Renovator of the Year in 2009 and 2010.

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Why wait for a Tesla Roof? When you can have a SolarSkin

Ido Salama, Sistine SolarIdo Salama is the co-founder of Sistine Solar, a company dedicated to designing beautiful solar systems and SolarSkin. He has a diverse background in strategy, sales and product innovation. Past work experience includes: helping launch the modu phone - a modular phone concept in Europe, advising Yahoo! executives on acquiring internet startups and analyzing technology companies at Citibank.

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Why Florida Businesses are Vote #NoOn1

Ken LaRoe, First Green Bank discusses Amendment 1 anti-solar billJoin us as we speak to Ken LaRoe of First Green Bank and also announce brekaing news on Amendment 1 in Florida.

In 2009, Mr. LaRoe opened First Green Bank, the first bank with an environmental mission in the eastern United States. Mr. LaRoe is the Founder, Board Chairman and CEO of the holding company, First GREEN Bancorp. In 1999, Mr. LaRoe founded Florida Choice Bank and was its largest shareholder, Chairman, CEO, and President. He grew the bank to over $400 million in assets by 2006 when the bank was sold to Alabama National Bancorp.

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