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Thursday, October 21 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia

What do Anthem, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a first-of-its-kind state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. 

The general public is invited to participate in the official launch of the Compact on Thursday, October 21 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The virtual launch event will feature a panel of founding members in conversation with Maryam Alavi, Dean of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. 

The Compact’s mission is to leverage the collective impact of our state’s business community to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in Georgia by 2050 through a just, competitive, and sustainable transition. 

Founding Compact members: Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, TKE, UPS, and YKK.

Moderator:

Maryam Alavi, Dean, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business   

Panelists:

Savannah Miller, Vice President of Sustainability, Better Earth

Josh Raglin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Norfolk Southern

Nick Pearson, Global Head of Energy Policy, Google

 

Additional information

The general public is invited to participate in the official launch of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on Thursday, October 21 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. The virtual launch event will feature a panel of founding members in conversation with Maryam Alavi, Dean of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.