Category Archives: Sustainability

July 17

The Authority on Water Conservation

The Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park have been named Top Performers for water conservation by the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, another sustainability benchmark for the No. 1 convention, sports and entertainment destination in the world. The GWCC achieved a 41 percent reduction in water use from 2009 to 2016 and COP reduced its water […]

July 12

Be Stewards: Habitat for Humanity

Over the past several weeks, Georgia World Congress Center Authority employees have had the opportunity to build a house in a community on Atlanta’s Westside. GWCCA employees have helped with everything from the actual building of the house to the detailing of the Habitat for Humanity home. Efforts such as these truly support the Authority’s […]

July 07

GWCCA’s Commitment to Environmental Stewardship

This week, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority made news by being featured on RetrofitMagazine.com. Retrofit aims to provide facility managers, building owners, contractors and others education about and insight into a marketplace that is undergoing a historical change due to a shift in the economy that is forcing our nation and others to navigate away from consumption […]

April 20

Breaking News: Can Collection Challenge Extended

Please be aware that we are extending the can collection for the Recycle for Good Project for the remainder of Earth Month (April) and the new deadline for participation is at noon Monday, May 1. We decided to give more time for team members to save up and bring in aluminum cans and aluminum bottles.  Drop off bins are […]

April 18

Be Stewards: Serve the Earth

Reminder: There are two opportunities to #BeStewards leading up to Earth Day, which is Saturday, April 22. Earth Day Clean Up: Sign up for Friday (April 21) morning’s Earth Day Clean Up by Wednesday (April 19)– please e-mail your intention to volunteer (and secure your GWCCA Be Stewards T-shirt) to ttrefzer@gwcc.com. We will help clean up the area around Proctor […]

February 28

Riding Trane to No. 1

Celebrating a project that has saved $1.4 million in energy costs so far, the Authority and HVAC leader Trane held a luncheon, press conference and facility tour Tuesday at the Georgia World Congress Center. The Authority’s Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracting project with Trane, the largest stand-alone project of its kind in the state of Georgia, and […]

November 17

Be Stewards: Recycling drive has been extended through December

Good news team, we’re extending the recycling drive until December 12th!  We are accepting the following items: Clothing Paper, plastic, aluminum  Electronics Batteries. Please bring all items to the employee entrance near Public Safety. There will be additional bins in the M.A.R.S.H. for electronics. And….. if you can prove that you contributed to our drive […]