By John Schaffner

The Buckhead Business Association will host a panel of business experts discussing “Trends and Initiatives in Corporate Sustainability” during its quarterly luncheon on Oct. 21.

The luncheon will be held at the 103 West special events facility.

Jovita Moore, anchor at WSB-TV, will moderate the event, which is open to BBA members and guests.  Limited tickets are still available at

Panelists at the luncheon will be Todd Jarvis, president of Servidyne; Eric Taub, CEO of Verus Carbon Neutral, and Rachael Belew, public relations and communications manager of GREENGUARD Environmental Institute.

“Corporate sustainability is of vital importance to businesses in today’s marketplace,” BBA president Heather Wright said.

Those attending, Wright said, will hear “from business leaders who successfully implemented green initiatives without sacrificing their companies’ growth and profits.”

The quarterly luncheon, sponsored by 103 West ( and Fifth-Third Bank ( also features the BBA Public Safety Awards, honoring individuals with the Atlanta Police Zone 2 in Buckhead, Atlanta Fire Rescue and Fulton County Sheriff’s Department who have been recommended by their superiors. Limited seats to the event are available by calling the BBA at 404.467.7607.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.