Our Mission is to create Connection, Content, and Collaboration through Smart Communities and Sustainability development in Georgia.

From basic utility access, food access and safety solutions to business processes across procurement and manufacturing to marketing and packaging, companies have an opportunity to develop and implement sustainable technologies throughout its value chain to nurture smart communities.

Georgia is home to a huge number of sustainability incubators, renewable energy startups, corporations with sustainability initiatives, and passionate individuals and non-profits. The TAG Smart Communities & Sustainability Society will bring together these organizations to promote the development and adoption of technologies throughout the state of Georgia.

2021 Objectives

  • Establish a new engaged society board
  • Enable technologies and programs that embrace innovation around Smart Communities and Sustainability
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to enhance and lead in our journey
  • Communicate our mission widely and consistently to build awareness and inspiration
  • Connect members to create publications and technical briefings on Smart Communities and Sustainability
  • Educate community on the economic impact of Smart Communities and Sustainability

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Smart Communities & Sustainability events

Full monthly calendar

Smart Communities & Sustainability Society Board

Stacey Lusk
Society Co-Chair & Finance Lead

Southern Company

Jacquie Smyth
Society Co-Chair & Marketing/PR Lead

UPS

Jonathan Siskin
Events Lead

Deluxe

Dan Sterling
Sponsorship/Fundraising Lead

Jabian Consulting

Sabina Sumlar

Cox Enterprises

Society Board Member Benefits and Responsibilities

Corporate and Personal Benefits

  • Corporate recognition as a leader in sustainable technologies
  • Personal connection with companies and TAG members throughout their sustainability journey
  • Opportunity to educate, promote, and develop Smart Communities and Sustainability across Georgia, on both a corporate and personal level

Responsibilities

  • Monthly 1-hour meetings with all board members to maintain momentum, gain consensus, and promote creativity
  • Development and support of three Society-sponsored events in 2021
  • Fundraising ideation, promotion, and corporate sponsorships of both the Society and events

Recent Smart Communities & Sustainablility News

Georgia Tech to Launch Sustainability-Focused Technology Initiative at the Advanced Technology Development Center

Norfolk Southern commits $750,000 to the Institute to support development of sustainability technology entrepreneurs and startups in Georgia

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ATDC Congratulates 15 Portfolio Companies Selected for Venture Atlanta 2022

Four ATDC companies will present as Early-Stage Venture attendees and one will present as a Growth-Stage Venture.

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Celebrating 15 Years of Connecting Founders and Funders, Venture Atlanta Moves FORWARD With Its 2022 Lineup of Most Innovative Tech Companies

Southeast’s leading VC conference announces 85 presenting/showcase companies and 90+ event sponsors.

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More Smart Communities & Sustainablility News at TAGWire

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