Georgia Research Environmental Economic Network (GREEN) is a non- governmental organization established in 2015. The organization was birth out of the founder’s 23 years involvement with the Harambee House, an environmental justice beacon in the Savannah community. The vision of GREEN is to bring together the community members, local planners and other stakeholders to achieve healthy and sustainable outcomes for all. GREEN’s mission is to be an advocate for the community while collaborating with businesses/government to address long-standing environmental and public health issues, support equitable economic development opportunities for disadvantaged community members, and strengthen communities
- Growing smart communities;
- Conducting independent research;
- Environmental and Social activism;
- Promoting equitable economic development;
- Networking and creating partnerships locally, nationally and globally.
Our core concepts include:
Since our inception, GREEN has championed community awareness and involvement with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), participated in the Moving Forward Network Zero emissions for the U.S. ports and harbors and worked with the “Ban the Box” campaign. Our recent endeavors include developing global partnerships and trade expansion opportunities with Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone of West Africa.