GWCC Hosts 9/11 Day Foundation’s annual National Day of Service & Remembrance

Georgia World Congress Center hosted the 9/11 Day Foundation’s annual National Day of Service and Remembrance community service activity for Atlanta last Saturday. In remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the foundation hosted a meal packing event in Building C of GWCC. The 9/11 Day is a non-profit created … Read More

Janet Sevilla September 14,2021

GWCCA Celebrates World Bee Day

On World Bee Day, we celebrate the important role bees play in our ecosystem and how we can look to them to build better environments, better leaders, and better communities. The GWCCA bees returned to campus on Earth Day, April 22, in newly designed homes inspired by those same pillars that lead GWCCA Sustainability and … Read More

Janet Sevilla May 20,2021

It’s easier than ever for an Atlanta meeting to be green

(Atlanta Business Chronicle) –
The Georgia World Congress Center is the largest LEED Gold-certified convention center in the world. It is among six other LEED-certified event venues in Atlanta.

In November, the Georgia World Congress Center will welcome Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the largest convention in the world dedicated to green building.

admin February 18,2020

Do-goodrs rescue leftover food for non-profits

(Atlanta Journal-Constitution) –
Tim Trefzer, corporate social responsibility manager for the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, has been working with Goodr for about a year. For many years, the authority has donated packaged and nonperishable food through its exclusive food service provider.

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Super Bowl organizers, partners expand bid to run clean energy show

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sunday’s U.S. Super Bowl will score on the clean energy front, with an environmental group and a beer maker for the first time offering to offset greenhouse gas emissions linked to fans’ travel and the host city of Atlanta, organizers said.

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You Watch the Super Bowl; They Watch That Other Bowl

(Bloomberg Environment) –
No one knows whether Tom Brady will get his sixth championship ring this weekend or Jared Goff will get his first, but one thing is certain: Both starting quarterbacks, along with the more than a million people traveling to Atlanta for the Super Bowl, will use the bathroom.

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The GSB Interview: Tim Trefzer, on the Greenness of Atlanta's Super Bowl LIII

From a sustainability perspective, Atlanta has a leg up on other host cities since the game will be played inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the first LEED Platinum professional sports stadium in North America.

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The GSB Interview: Tim Trefzer, on the Greenness of Atlanta’s Super Bowl LIII

(Green Sports Blog) –
From a sustainability perspective, Atlanta has a leg up on other host cities since the game will be played inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the first LEED Platinum professional sports stadium in North America.

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Goats used to clear land WSB-TV

It is a long established fact that a
reader will be distracted by the
readable content of a page.

admin February 5,2020

Is the Hospitality Industry Practicing Resilient Thinking?

Over the last decade, the hospitality industry has taken advantage of the bottom-line savings stemming from simple environmental initiatives.

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Super Bowl organizers, partners expand bid to run clean energy show

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sunday’s U.S. Super Bowl will score on the clean energy front, with an environmental group and a beer maker for the first time offering to offset greenhouse gas emissions linked to fans’ travel and the host city of Atlanta, organizers said.

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