Foundation News

Spotlight on Chris Hagler: Scheller Alumna and Sustainability Expert

Michael Oxman, managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business recently interviewed our friend Chris Hagler, southeast practice leader of climate change and sustainability services at Ernst & Young (EY)

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The Ray Hosts Competition at their Solar EV Charger Through Month of July

Visit the Solar EV Charger, post about it, and get a chance to win

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More Great News from One of the Ray of Hope Prize Finalists

ECOncrete Raises $5 Million in Series A Funding Round

Tel Aviv-based ECOncrete manufactures concrete structures that accelerate the growth of marine plants and animals, including fish, coral reefs, seaweed, and sea anemone

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New Solar-Powered EV Charging Station on I-85 in Georgia Delivers 300% More Power

Nation’s Only Smart, Green Highway Project Upgrades to 175 kW Fast Charging

The Ray, Donovan Energy, and ABB have partnered to upgrade the solar-powered electric vehicle charging station located at the visitor information center (VIC) located off Interstate 85 in West Point, Georgia. This station replaces the original solar-powered EV charging station that The Ray installed with Kia in 2015--the first in the Southeast.

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Israeli Startup Looks to Nature for Concrete Solution for Marine Infrastructure

Reprinted from Sustainable Brands

ECOncrete has created a unique line of concrete solutions that enhance the biological and ecological value of urban, coastal and marine infrastructure; while increasing their strength and durability.

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Helicoid Industries, Inc. Announced as Ray of Hope Prize Finalist

Press Release

Helicoid Industries Inc. is proud to announce being recognized as one of nine finalists in the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® competition presented by the Biomimicry Institute. The Helicoid® architecture prevents cracks in materials from expanding, which minimizes damage propagation, and ultimately dissipates significant amounts of energy from pressure strikes to avoid diminishing the materials strength and durability.

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The People Behind Today’s Responsible Brands: Teresa Coles Talks With John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation on How One Man’s Conscience Upended an Industry

Reprinted from CSRWire

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Pheronym, a 2020 Ray of Hope Prize Finalist Receives $25,000 AgTech Grant

Reprinted from Woodland Daily Democrat

Pheronym, a finalist in the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize competition just received a $25,000 Agtech grant to help them reach commercialization milestones.

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Blais Hickey, 2018-19 Scheller College Graduate Sustainability Fellow is Featured in Poets & Quants

Reprinted from Poets & Quants

Blais Hickey was one of ten 2018-19 Scheller College Graduate Sustainability Fellows honored by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

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Spotlight on bio-based textiles: Finding inspiration from nature

Reprinted from Bio Market Insights

Werewool is one of nine finalist teams that are competing for the Ray of Hope Prize.

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