Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments

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“Fossil fuel divestment is both ethically and fiscally responsible,” said John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and one of Ray’s five grandchildren. “Investment has consequences, and we intend for our assets to grow by fueling renewable energy and other clean technologies that will combat climate change.”

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“Fossil fuel divestment is both ethically and fiscally responsible,” said John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and one of Ray’s five grandchildren. “Investment has consequences, and we intend for our assets to grow by fueling renewable energy and other clean technologies that will combat climate change.”

Your Nature-Inspired Climate Change Solution May Be Worth $100,000

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The 2017-2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking to help commercialize nature-inspired solutions to adapt to, mitigate, or reverse the effects of climate change.

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The 2017-2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking to help commercialize nature-inspired solutions to adapt to, mitigate, or reverse the effects of climate change.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Coolest Spaceship Ever

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I’m not quite sure humanity has developed the ingenuity yet to design and engineer such a craft. But fortunately, I have good news!

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I’m not quite sure humanity has developed the ingenuity yet to design and engineer such a craft. But fortunately, I have good news!

Ecocentricity Blog: Suniva vs. Solar Installers, Round Two

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The problem remains the same – the expected tariff would drive up the cost of solar panels in the United States, making renewable energy less competitive in the marketplace while simultaneously harming solar installation jobs.

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The problem remains the same – the expected tariff would drive up the cost of solar panels in the United States, making renewable energy less competitive in the marketplace while simultaneously harming solar installation jobs.

Ray C. Anderson's Legacy and Friends at Net Impact 17 Conference in Atlanta

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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Paul Hawken, founder of Project Drawdown and Advisory Board member for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at the Next Impact 17 Conference in Atlanta this week, along with Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Michael Oxman and Beril Toktay of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business.

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John Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Paul Hawken, founder of Project Drawdown and Advisory Board member for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will be speaking at the Next Impact 17 Conference in Atlanta this week, along with Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, and Michael Oxman and Beril Toktay of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business.

Ecocentricity Blog: Dreaming Big

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So how about you? Do you have an idea for a biomimetic innovation that could help solve our next challenge of climate change? If so, we’d love to see you enter the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

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So how about you? Do you have an idea for a biomimetic innovation that could help solve our next challenge of climate change? If so, we’d love to see you enter the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

Nature-Inspired Water Collection System Wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

Ecocentricity Blog: Thank You for Coming

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Let’s see. How do I write this blog post without it sounding like every other “thank you for coming” that has ever been given? It’s like a wedding toast – original content is pretty much impossible to come by.

Instead, let’s just steer into the clichés, because they’re all true.

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Go Big or Go Home

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This guest blog is from Will Courrèges-Clercq, who is studying Business Adminstration at the Scheller College of Business. Will has taken classes from the sustainability curriculum at the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainability, and he and his teammates recently won the Georgia Tech Carbon Reduction Challenge.

Serving as a sustainability ambassador at a fortune 500 company
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This guest blog is from Will Courrèges-Clercq, who is studying Business Adminstration at the Scheller College of Business. Will has taken classes from the sustainability curriculum at the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainability, and he and his teammates recently won the Georgia Tech Carbon Reduction Challenge.

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