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2015-2016 GRI Report Cover

2015 – 2016 GRI Report on Sustainability Metrics for City of Atlanta March 22, 2017

We enlisted the GRI reporting method as a tool to report on progress in the Power to Change sustainability initiative for the near, mid and long-term future. As you turn the pages, you will see community-wide action by all stakeholder groups. The GRI is helping us to measure impact while also helping us tell Atlanta’s story in a unique and innovative way.

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Climate Action Plan September 15, 2015

This document was elaborated using the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) template. SEEC is an alliance to help cities and counties reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save energy. SEEC is a collaboration …

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Other Publications

Presentation: Climate Action Plan August 7, 2015

Jairo Garcia, Ed.D., analyst for the Office of Sustainability, presented this overview of the City’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) at the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable in August of 2015. The presentation provides an …

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2013 Greenhouse Gase (GHG) Inventory January 14, 2015

Executive Summary The City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability selected the Global Protocol for Community-scale Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories (GPC)1 as the framework for its annual citywide greenhouse gas (GHG) reports. By selecting this …

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2012 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory January 14, 2015

Executive Summary The City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability selected the Global Protocol for Community-scale Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories (GPC)1 as the framework for its citywide 2012 emissions report. By selecting this protocol, the …

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Power to Change Sustainability Plan October 23, 2014

Cities themselves are partnerships. An interconnected mix of economy, lives and lifestyles that form Atlanta’s personality: at work, at home, at play. As Atlanta grows forward, our sustainability culture will continue to …

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2013 Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Annual Report July 2, 2014

2013 – A Year of Great Progress We Are Almost Half Way Towards Our 2020 Goals Supporting Mayor Kasim Reed’s vision to make Atlanta one of the top-tier sustainable cities in the …

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Atlanta’s Comprehensive Transportation Plan June 18, 2014

Atlanta’s resurgence in population and economic growth, as well as, impacts from neighboring suburban communities place enormous stress on the existing transportation infrastructure. To prepare for the future, Atlanta is compelled to …

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Sustainability Management Plan June 18, 2014

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is owned and operated by the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation (DOA). Since its beginnings in 1925 as a dirt car race track, ATL has grown …

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City of Atlanta Featured In Business World Magazine August 20, 2013

The Office of Sustainability is pleased to share with you a recent feature on the City of Atlanta’s sustainability efforts as published in Business World Magazine. With a cover photo of Mayor …

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2012 Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Annual Report January 1, 2013

The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge has completed it’s first full year of reporting. The 2012 Report is now available for download.

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Filling the Water Gap: Conservation Successes and Missed Opportunities in Metro Atlanta October 4, 2012

On Oct. 4, 2012, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) released a 2012 update to their report, Filling the Water Gap: Conservation Successes and Missed Opportunities in Metro Atlanta. The new report provides an update …

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