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Georgia-Pacific Recognized by the City of Atlanta for Local Community Leadership

Georgia-Pacific Recognized by the City of Atlanta for Local Community Leadership

Published 03-06-24

Submitted by Georgia-Pacific

ATLANTA, March 6, 2024 /CSRwire/ - Georgia-Pacific was awarded the Marcus Downtown Economic Impact Award by Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District (ADID) during its 2024 Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration at the Signia Hilton Hotel in Atlanta.

The award recognizes Georgia-Pacific's contributions to the revitalization and growth of downtown Atlanta, as well as its commitment to supporting education, entrepreneurship, community enrichment and sustainability initiatives throughout the city and the country.

Curley Dossman, president of Community Programs for Georgia-Pacific and vice president for the Koch Company Charitable Fund, accepted the award on behalf of the company. Dossman, who is also a board member for the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, thanked CAP and ADID for the recognition and the ongoing support of Georgia-Pacific and the work it does in the community. He also shared examples of how Georgia-Pacific has partnered with organizations throughout Atlanta, large and small, to support initiatives such as education, preserving Atlanta history, and providing nutrition and housing.

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From left to right: Dr. Brian Davis, 2023-24 CAP board chair and president and CEO, the Georgia Aquarium; Curley Dossman, president of Community Programs, Georgia-Pacific and Vice President, Koch Company Charitable Fund; A.J. Robinson, president, Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District.

“People are at the heart of everything we do at Georgia-Pacific, and by empowering everyone to achieve their potential, we can create stronger communities and change lives for the better,” said Dossman. “We wouldn’t be able to do the important work we do without the active support of our employees, who not only embody our values at work, but apply our principles in their communities as well.”

Learn more about Georgia-Pacific’s commitment to supporting education and investing and supporting programs that enrich the community.

Georgia-Pacific is the 2024 recipient of the Marcus Downtown Economic Impact Award, which recognizes an individual, company, or project that has stimulated revitalization efforts in Atlanta and strengthened and advanced the community at large.

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Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Dixie®, enMotion®, Sparkle® and Vanity Fair®. Georgia-Pacific has long been a leading supplier of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers. Its Georgia-Pacific Recycling subsidiary is among the world’s largest traders of paper, metal and plastics. The company operates more than 150 facilities and employs more than 30,000 people directly and creates approximately 89,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: . For news, visit:

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