(Atlanta — Apr 23, 2019)
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) today announced that Georgia Power, Uber, and Delta Air Lines have signed on to be the agency’s 2019 Strategic Partners.
The initiative is aimed at further engaging stakeholders in supporting ARC’s efforts to improve quality of life in metro Atlanta. The three companies were also ARC Strategic Partners in 2018, the program’s first year.
“It’s immensely gratifying to have these three innovative companies back with us this year as strategic partners and joining our efforts to make the Atlanta region an even better place to live,” said ARC Executive Director Doug Hooker.
Georgia Power, the state’s largest electric utility, has partnered with ARC at the Visionary level.
“Georgia Power is proud to collaborate with ARC again this year and support their efforts to ensure that metro Atlanta remains a thriving region and a great place to live and work,” said Bentina Terry, Senior Vice President for Georgia Power’s Northwest Region, including Atlanta. “This partnership highlights Georgia Power’s commitment to strengthening local communities and cultivating partnerships with leaders and organizations that are moving Georgia forward.”
Uber, the global ridesharing company with a regional office in Atlanta, is also partnering with ARC at the Visionary level.
“Uber is thrilled to continue our partnership with ARC,” said Head of Uber South Kasra Moshkani. “Both Uber and ARC are committed to improving mobility and quality of life in metro Atlanta, and we are proud to support ARC’s robust planning and programmatic work that is driving our region forward.”
Delta Air Lines, whose world headquarters is in Atlanta, has partnered with ARC at the Innovator level.
“Delta Air Lines is deeply committed to giving back to metro Atlanta, our corporate home,” said Tad Hutcheson, Managing Director of Community Engagement at Delta. “We are proud to partner with ARC and support the agency’s efforts to tackle the critical issues facing our region.”
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the official planning agency for the 10-county Atlanta Region, including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties as well as the City of Atlanta and 73 other cities. The Atlanta Regional Commission serves as a catalyst for regional progress by focusing leadership, attention and planning resources on key regional issues.
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