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Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway


Olivia Ries is co-founder of One More Generation and a friend of the Ray C. Anderson Foundatio

Today’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. 

Can a 16-Mile Stretch of Road Become the World's First Sustainable Highway?

"The Ray" is an ambitious project to convert a Georgia highway into a road that isn't horrible for the environment.

By Robynne Boyd

Brightening Our Corner

Winter 2016

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2016 is Open until May 11th

Brightening Our Corner - Fall 2015

Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 Names Finalists. New Challenge Opens
Hundreds of innovators from around the world engaged in the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) to improve our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Eight finalist team were announced September 30 before traveling to Austin, TX for a special Biomimicry Conference at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 4.

NS: Giving Back and Going Green


On a late fall weekend, more than 30 Norfolk Southern employees, family members, and friends joined efforts in Midtown Atlanta for a “hands on, gloves on” day sprucing up the walking paths and running tracks at Piedmont Park.

NS partnered with the Piedmont Park Conservancy and the Georgia Conservancy on the cleanup, an example of employee volunteerism and the railroad’s commitment to the communities it serves. The park, an urban oasis of green space less than a half-mile from NS’ Goode Building, is used by many employees to picnic, walk, jog, and enjoy the outdoors.

First for Georgia: Solar Powered EV Station Unveiled at West Point Visitor Information Center

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Ray C. Anderson Foundation Take First Step in Imagining the Highway of the Future
Press Release

November 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Hannah Solar, LLC have partnered to install the state’s first solar-powered PV4EV (photovoltaic for electric vehicle) charging station at the state’s Visitor Information Center in West Point, Ga.

Norfolk Southern Plans a Clean, Green Halloween Treat at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park

Press Release

ATLANTA, October 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A walk in the park amid Atlanta’s most well-known green space promises to be even more enjoyable because of the sustainability minded efforts of Norfolk Southern employees on Halloween.

Volunteer employees, family members, and friends will clean up Piedmont Park and improve its walking paths and running tracks. “It’s a way we can come together and give back to the community where we work and also contribute to a healthy environment,” said Esi Waters, manager corporate sustainability.

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