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Gas South VP Meredith Hodges Named 2016 Women Who Mean Business Honoree

The Atlanta Business Chronicle honors 20 women leading, inspiring and shaping Atlanta

Meredith Hodges, Gas South vice president of human resources and external affairs, has been named a recipient of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2016 Women Who Mean Business Award. This distinction recognizes 20 female leaders who are making significant strides in their careers and communities, blazing a trail for others and leaving an indelible mark on the Atlanta business community.


Green efficiency now a de facto requirement for big office buildings in metro Atlanta

Pershing Point Plaza, in Midtown, clinched a deal with enviro-friendly Kaiser Permanente to lease more than a third of the green certified building. Credit: greenstone-properties.comWhen CBRE examined the demand for green certified office space in metro Atlanta, the example it highlighted in a new report was the decision by health data giant Kaiser Permanent to locate in a LEED certified building in Midtown.

Pershing Point Plaza is a prime example of an owner’s response to tenants who value energy efficient buildings. It’s older, built in 1960. And owners of the 410,357-square-foot building chose to keep up with the times to remain competitive in the Midtown market – earning a LEED Silver certification in 2013, according to the Green Building Council.


Research finds roughly one-half of consumers who have solar or EV technology have both

“Consumer Driven Technologies” analyzes motivations of electric vehicle and PV technology users“Consumer Driven Technologies” analyzes motivations of electric vehicle and PV technology users

Today, Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) has released its latest research, Consumer Driven Technologies. Compiled on behalf of and available to its nationwide energy industry members, the report sheds light on consumer attitudes and their interest in solar power and electric vehicles.


Atlanta Businesses Join Forces To Close Gender Gap With Thought Leadership Summit

The Women’s Leadership Exchange (WLE) is proud to announce its inaugural Thought Leadership Summit convening on October 20, 2016, at UPS Headquarters, 55 Glenlake Parkway NE in Atlanta. The event will run from 2-5:30 p.m. with a networking reception to follow.

UPS, McKinsey, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) are proud to be founding partners of the WLE Summit, which positions Atlanta as a progressive city committed to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The impetus of this signature event is the 10-year celebration of UPS’s first Business Resource Group, Women’s Leadership Development (WLD). The summit will help to commemorate this milestone, recognize the achievements of all of UPS’s Business Resource Groups, and identify goals and pathways for the next ten years.


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