Foundation News

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

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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International stewardship speakers examine faith practices of millennials

Reprinted from The Georgia Bulletin

John Lanier, Foundation Executive Director recently participated in panel discussion focused on marketing to millennials at a conference hosted by the Catholic Stewardship Council

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A Father's Sustainability Legacy

Reprinted from Barron's

In September 2011, one month after Ray C. Anderson died, his two daughters—Mary Anne Lanier, now 60, and Harriet Langford, 57—were summoned to his lawyer’s Atlanta office. Anderson had founded Interface, the world’s largest commercial carpet-tile manufacturer, and he left his daughters a $50 million philanthropic trust. “We were absolutely shocked,” says Langford. Anderson had given no instructions about where the money should go or what the foundation should focus on. “We went around for the next six months like deer in the headlights,” she says.

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The Ray proposing beautification project for I-85's exit 13 in LaGrange

Reprinted from WTVM

Representatives from The Ray are proposing a $1 million beautification project at Exit 13— the Whitesville Road exit, on I-85.

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The Ray Prepares for Troup Co. Growth

Reprinted from LaGrange Daily News

This story from the LaGrange Daily News highlights the beautification efforts that are part of The Ray's development in Troup County, Georgia.

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Earth Equity Advisors Hosts Katharine Wilkinson from Project Drawdown in Fall Speaker Series

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a sponsor of Earth Equity Advisors' Fall Speaker Series

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The Ray in Georgia: Demanding more of roadways

Reprinted from Washington Times

The world is getting smarter. Smart phones. Smart cars. Even smart thermostats. Yet, we’re still building the same roads that we were building in the 1950s. We need roads that do more than just get people from one place to another.

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Why High-Tech Highways Will Change The Way You Drive

Reprinted from Geico More

The Ray was recently featured in a Geico publication

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Keeping The Ray Clean and Beautiful

The Ray is thrilled to announce its participation in the Adopt A Highway program along its 18-mile stretch of highway on I-85 in West Georgia.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business to Co-Host Sustainability Interactive 5.0 with Green Chamber of the South

Join the conference where senior sustainability officers, investors, local business owners, green professionals, and government officials come to network, share best practices, and discuss the latest sustainability initiatives.

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