Corporate America’s commitment to sustainability has become a leading driver in decisions to make investment in current locations or selecting a new location. Cherokee County recognizes the link between sustainability and economic development. Sustainable activities, such as use of LED lighting and construction of energy-efficient buildings, has resulted in cost savings to city and county government authorities, as well as exposed residents to the abundant sustainability initiatives occurring throughout the county.
Community Sustainability Initiatives
Community Projects and Initiatives
The City of Canton’s First Friday Events and Farmers Markets. Read More
Connect with the community and see why Money Magazine named Woodstock as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Live. Read More
Learn more about SORBA Woodstock – The local chapter of The International Mountain Biking Association/The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association. Read More
Holly Springs has been selected as one of Georgia’s Downtown Renaissance Fellows Program participants. Read More
Find out more about the City of Ball Grounds Botanical Gardens and Main Street revitalization projects. Read More
Located in Waleska, Reinhardt University has many ongoing sustainability initiatives. Read More
Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency Food Truck Fridays. Read More
Entrepreneurship Stories, Special Edition: Black-Owned Business Month, featuring Shalakay GibbsRead More
COED Announces Partnership with Start It Up GeorgiaRead More
Cherokee Office of Economic Development Unveils Be Pro Be Proud GeorgiaRead More
The Perfect Summer Staycation – Shop/Buy LocalRead More
Atlanta Regional Commission Green Communities
In 2010, Cherokee County was one of the first communities to be certified under the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Green Communities Program. The county reaffirmed its commitment to being green in 2014 when it recertified as a Green Community at the Bronze level. Additionally, the City of Woodstock reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability receiving the Gold Level designation through the Green Communities programs.