Foundation News

CelebRAYting Ray Anderson's Legacy

Starting on Ray’s birthday, we kicked off a 15-week, interactive Facebook celebRAYtion that will allow us to look back at all of the past RayDays, with special focus on the organizations that have been with us since the very beginning. We will also be raising funds for these nonprofits who continue to lift up #sustainability issues amidst the COVID pandemic.

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Maybe it's time to think about composting clothing

Reprinted from GreenBiz.com

What if the fashion industry functioned like an ecosystem? In the way a plant grows with the help of sunlight, eventually decomposes back into soil and serves as a building block for future life, so too could our shirts, shorts and shoes.

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Join Us for Circularity 20

We are a proud sponsor of Circularity 20 (Aug 25-27, 2020), which will virtually bring together more than 10,000 thought leaders and practitioners across industries and functions to accelerate the circular economy.

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Inga Foundation's Work Featured in EcoWatch

Reprinted from EcoWatch

Inga Foundation was the recipient of the 2019 NextGen $100,000 Grant. Their work was just featured by Yale Climate Connections and EcoWatch.

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Biomimicry: Using Nature's Perfect Innovation Systems to Design the Future

Reprinted from Forbes

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Biomimicry Fireside Chat: “Start Where You Are: A Conversation on Uprooting Racism and Creating Systemic Change in STEM”

Join the Biomimicry Institute and invited guests for an honest, interdisciplinary conversation on racism, being Black in the sciences, and how removing blindspots is essential for the work ahead.

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Steve Nygren says future communities will be designed for our post-Covid needs

Reprinted from Quartz

Quartz asked dozens of experts for their best predictions on how the world will be different in five years. Steve Nygren was one of them.

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Near vs. Far Field Wireless EV Charging

Guest Blog from The Ray

The future of transportation is electric. As of September 2019, more than 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) were on US roads, and this number is expected to increase to 18.7 million by 2030. Today, most vehicle charging happens at home. It’s cheap, convenient, and fits most people’s daily needs. However, if we want to make the full transition to electric vehicles, we must have sufficient infrastructure to support long road trips, ground shipping delivery services, and movement of goods across the country for a more sustainable supply chain.

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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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