Foundation News

Brightening Our Corner - February 2024

Our Quarterly Newsletter

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. February 2024.

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Groundswell Delivers Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Projects In Georgia

Groundswell Receives Drawdown Georgia Climate Solutions & Equity Grant for energy efficiency upgrades in low- and moderate-income homes in Southwest Georgia.

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Jay Lanier Receives 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award

Jay Lanier, regional sales director for Interface, and grandson of Ray C. Anderson, has been presented with the 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award.

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Drawdown Georgia Announces $1.2 Million in New Climate Solutions & Equity Grants

Six two-year grants of $100,000 per year have been awarded to: Community Farmers Markets, Concerned Citizens of Cook County, ECO-Action, Groundswell, Mothers & Others for Clean Air, and Sustainable Georgia Futures.

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NextGen Committee Grants $94,000 to Women’s Earth Alliance for Reforestation Efforts in Indonesia and Kenya

The Foundation’s NextGen Committee has awarded a $94,000 grant to Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) for two of their Women in Forests programs in Indonesia and Kenya.

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How To Reduce, Reuse, And Recycle: A New Toolkit From Drawdown Georgia

Drawdown Georgia’s “How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” Toolkit explains the benefits of recycling and reducing waste at home, answers common questions about how to make sure the materials you place in your recycling actually get recycled, and offers creative ways to reduce and reuse more at home, too.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business: Celebrating a Decade of Milestones

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Leading Transportation Partnership Deploys Agrela’s Vegetation Monitoring Technology on The Ray Highway - First for Interstate Roadside

The Ray and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), in partnership with Agrela Ecosystems and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, announce the deployment of Agrela’s powerful plant and soil monitoring technology, PheNode®. A first-of-its-kind project launched on a highway roadside, PheNode will be used to collect air and soil data and monitor wildflower meadow plots at three locations along The Ray in West Georgia.

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Ray of Hope Prize® Awarded to Sparxell for Plant-Based Alternative to Toxic Colorants

Biomimicry Institute announces Sparxell as top nature-inspired startup for 2023; Anodyne Chemistries recognized as Runner-Up

The Biomimicry Institute has awarded the 2023 Ray of Hope Prize® to Sparxell, a UK-based startup creating the next generation of colors and effects with vibrant, metal-like pigments, all from plant-based cellulose.

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John Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 2023 Georgia 500

John A. Lanier has once again been named to Georgia Trend's Georgia 500

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