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Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia


October 21, 2021


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

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business invites you 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 Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Atlanta Gas Light, Autodesk, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, TK Elevator, The Coca-Cola Company, UPS, and YKK Corporation of America.


Maryam Alavi, Dean, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business


Jasmine Crowe Founder and CEO, Goodr

Savannah Miller

Savannah Seydel Vice President of Sustainability, Better Earth

Nick Pearson

Nick Pearson Global Head of Energy Policy, Google

Josh Raglin

Josh Raglin Chief Sustainability Officer, Norfolk Southern

For more information on how to join the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact, visit the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact Website or contact David Eady by email ( or phone (404-894-3038).

We encourage you to join us for future Compact events. Subscribe to email updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business.

About the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business was founded in 2013 to act as a catalyst and connector, bringing together students, research faculty, companies, and entrepreneurs to create an environment where business-driven solutions to sustainability challenges can take shape and thrive. In all, Scheller provides students unparalleled breadth in environmental sustainability, ethics, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and values-based leadership.

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