Articles about Leadership

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests from Fossil Fuel Investments

The trustees of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation (the Foundation) have announced that the Foundation’s investment portfolio is now fossil fuel free and divested of investments in oil, coal and gas companies.

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Harriet Langford of The Ray interviewed at VERGE Conference

Harriet Langford, president of The Ray and trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation was interviewed recently at the VERGE Conference

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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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Georgia officials hope to reap rewards of renewable energy with solar highway project

Republished from Joe Ripley's WRBL Story

The Ray and other partners are hard at work preparing for the unveiling of two new transportation infrastructure demonstrations on December 20th at the Georgia Visitor Information Center on I-85 in West Point, GA

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits $500,000 to Project Drawdown

Amplifying Existing, Commonly Available, Scientifically Proven Climate Change Solutions

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to Project Drawdown, a global initiative based on meticulous research and subsequent traditional and online publications that analyzes how and when we can reverse global warming.

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John Picard Wins USGBC Leadership Award

John Picard is Honored with 2016 USGBC Leadership Award

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Michael Molitor to Present "The Sustainable High Growth Revolution" at Georgia Tech's Scheller College

Hosted by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Michael Molitor, Senior Fellow of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation will present "The Sustainable High Growth Revolution" in a program hosted by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech on Monday, September 26th.

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John Lanier's Interview on Georgia News Network

John Lanier was interviewed by John Clark on Georgia News Network, talking about Ray Anderson, his legacy, and the impact it still has through the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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Grads Urged to Find Passion - Laura Turner Seydel's Commencement Address at LaGrange College

Environmentalist charges students to make difference

Laura Turner Seydel, advisory board member for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation encouraged LaGrange College graduates to find inspiration from Ray Anderson, Ted Turner, Sally Bethea and Others

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