Top 10 cities for parks? None in the Southeast

SAN FRANCISCO — Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 5th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the non-profit organization. Minneapolis narrowly edged out Saint Paul for the top spot after the cross-town rivals tied for first in [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 26 May 2016|Parks, Press Releases, SMART GROWTH|0 Comments

Third of Southern shareholders back greenhouse disclosure

ATLANTA —Shareholder resolutions filed at Southern Company by shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow, and faith-based investor coalition, the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment ("Tri-State CRI") sent Southern Company's Board and management a strong message: the time has come to reduce carbon asset risk and align its business with a "2 degrees" [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:37+00:00 26 May 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, Coal, Solutions|0 Comments

WorkingBuildings VP to rep Kendeda on Living Building

ATLANTA — John McFarland, Vice President & Principal at The WorkingBuildings Group of Companies, was selected as the Donor's Representative for the Living Building Challenge Certified Facility through The Kendeda Fund, an Atlanta-based philanthropic organization. John McFarland of the WorkingBuildings Group McFarland will provide guidance and input to The [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 18 May 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Better Buildings Challenge energy savings now top $1.3 Billion

WASHINGTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today released Better Buildings Challenge partner results, what is ed announced three new focus areas in local communities, drugs and highlighted overall signs of growth in the initiative’s reach and influence. 2016 results [...]