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Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia: Virtual Launch Event

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What do Anthem, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia.

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What do Anthem, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia.

The Ray Performs a Fleet Electrification Study, Using Geotab Provided Data to Plan for Electric Freight

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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The Ray, a nonprofit testbed for sustainable transportation, announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact on October 21, 2021. The Compact is an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem, Better Earth, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, The Coca-Cola Company, TKE, UPS, and YKK are founding members of the Compact.

Ecocentricity Blog: Stewards of the Land

By: John A. Lanier
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When land is stewarded by Indigenous People, the land tends to be healthier in terms of habitat preservation, biodiversity, soil health, and water quality.

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When land is stewarded by Indigenous People, the land tends to be healthier in terms of habitat preservation, biodiversity, soil health, and water quality.

Ecocentricity Blog: Food Futurism

By: John A. Lanier
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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

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If I had to guess, there is one category of science fiction technology that will come to fruition in my lifetime, and it’s of a type that might surprise you a bit. I’m talking about food.

Ecocentricity Blog: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

By: John A. Lanier
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What we rarely hear about is how coffee comes with an environmental cost. Now, your mind may immediately go to the billions of single-use coffee cups discarded each year, and that is definitely a problem. But specifically, I want to talk about the carbon footprint of drinking coffee itself.

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What we rarely hear about is how coffee comes with an environmental cost. Now, your mind may immediately go to the billions of single-use coffee cups discarded each year, and that is definitely a problem. But specifically, I want to talk about the carbon footprint of drinking coffee itself.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - September 2021

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Updates from the Biomimicry Institute:

Spider-inspired silk company, Spintex, awarded $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

Ecocentricity Blog: Back to School, Hypothetically Speaking

By: John A. Lanier
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If I had to do it all over again, I would want an education that directly prepared me for solving the climate crisis.

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If I had to do it all over again, I would want an education that directly prepared me for solving the climate crisis.

Ecocentricity Blog: One Good Deed

By: John A. Lanier
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When we decide not to purchase an item we would otherwise want, or when we choose an option that has a long lifespan rather than being disposable in the short or medium term, multiple good things happen.

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When we decide not to purchase an item we would otherwise want, or when we choose an option that has a long lifespan rather than being disposable in the short or medium term, multiple good things happen.

Ecocentricity Blog: Not-So-Happy Reading

By: John A. Lanier
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We need as many people as possible to truly understand the climate crisis and its causes in order to solve it. So I would like to challenge you to actually sit down and read what the climate scientists wrote.

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We need as many people as possible to truly understand the climate crisis and its causes in order to solve it. So I would like to challenge you to actually sit down and read what the climate scientists wrote.

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