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Ecocentricity Blog: The Time Traveler's Car

By: John A. Lanier
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Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.

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Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.

Energy Matters Radio: An Interview With the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols Interviews Harriet and Phil Langford
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Harriet Langford, president of The Ray and trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and Phil Langford, trustee for The Ray and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation were recently interviewed on Energy Matters by Georgia Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols.

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Harriet Langford, president of The Ray and trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, and Phil Langford, trustee for The Ray and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation were recently interviewed on Energy Matters by Georgia Public Service Commissioner, Tim Echols.

How Public-Private-Philanthropic Partnerships are Driving Transportation Technology

By Harriet A. Langford, The Ray and Chris Armstrong, Panasonic, North America
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Funding for a project can be split between a government agency and a nonprofit organization. Together, the two can seek out a partner from the private sector to execute on the project. This blend of public and philanthropic capital combined with private-sector competencies and efficiencies makes for a novel way to address the changing transportation mobility issues that the country is facing.

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Funding for a project can be split between a government agency and a nonprofit organization. Together, the two can seek out a partner from the private sector to execute on the project. This blend of public and philanthropic capital combined with private-sector competencies and efficiencies makes for a novel way to address the changing transportation mobility issues that the country is facing.

Ecocentricity Blog: Brewing Full Circle

By: John A. Lanier
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They fully understand that bread-to-beer is a lower-value use of the nutrients, but it’s a heck of a lot better than the bread going to a landfill. I’m impressed, because it shows they have a robust understanding of how the circular economy should work.

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They fully understand that bread-to-beer is a lower-value use of the nutrients, but it’s a heck of a lot better than the bread going to a landfill. I’m impressed, because it shows they have a robust understanding of how the circular economy should work.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2019

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The August issue of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's newsletter is full of exciting stories from their key funding initiatives; RayDay, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray and more.

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The August issue of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's newsletter is full of exciting stories from their key funding initiatives; RayDay, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray and more.

Ecocentricity Blog: Decisions, Decisions

By: John A. Lanier
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Everyone is different, so what is doable for me may not be as doable for others, and vice versa. I believe environmental activism should be about encouragement, not admonishment.

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Everyone is different, so what is doable for me may not be as doable for others, and vice versa. I believe environmental activism should be about encouragement, not admonishment.

Vehicle-to-Everything and Connected Car Technology in Georgia

By: Katie Coveny
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The newest and coolest (and safest) car on the market, the autonomous and connected car, is driving the future of advanced automobiles.

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The newest and coolest (and safest) car on the market, the autonomous and connected car, is driving the future of advanced automobiles.

Mid-Course Correction: Lessons for a Circular Economy

Reprinted in full, with permission from Jim Hartzfeld and Pyxera Global
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"On Day Zero of Interface’s sustainability journey, founder and CEO Ray Anderson described the outline of a radical vision of a cyclical enterprise that would become ecologically restorative through its influence on others."

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"On Day Zero of Interface’s sustainability journey, founder and CEO Ray Anderson described the outline of a radical vision of a cyclical enterprise that would become ecologically restorative through its influence on others."

Ecocentricity Blog: A Voice in the Wilderness

By: John A. Lanier
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Just hearing her allows the listener to feel the warmth, gentleness and passion that are mirrored perfectly in her character. One could happily listen to Janine Benyus just count to one thousand, and enjoy it all the more to hear her describe the majesty of the natural world.

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Just hearing her allows the listener to feel the warmth, gentleness and passion that are mirrored perfectly in her character. One could happily listen to Janine Benyus just count to one thousand, and enjoy it all the more to hear her describe the majesty of the natural world.

Georgia Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration & The Ray Sign Charter, Formalize Initiative to Build Future Highways Infrastructure on Interstate 85

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The Ray, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have announced that the public-private-philanthropic partnership (P4) has signed a formal charter that defines the parties full commitment to working in partnership on the living transportation innovation laboratory along 18 miles of Interstate 85, known as The Ray.

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The Ray, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have announced that the public-private-philanthropic partnership (P4) has signed a formal charter that defines the parties full commitment to working in partnership on the living transportation innovation laboratory along 18 miles of Interstate 85, known as The Ray.

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