Foundation News

Advancing from Analysis to Action: The Drawdown Georgia Initiative

The Foundation is proud to be a sponsor for Agnes Scott College's 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Conference: "Building a Better World: Women and Climate Justice." One of the featured panels at this virtual conference is focused on Drawdown Georgia.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - September 2021

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Foundation has just issued its quarterly newsletter, featuring the latest updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, the Biomimicry Institute, The Ray and Drawdown Georgia

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Energy Efficiency at Home Webinars

Hosted by Georgia Interfaith Power & Light and EPA's ENERGY STAR for Small Businesses and Congregations

Join Georgia Interfaith Power and Light and the EPA’s ENERGY STAR for Small Businesses and Congregation’s program for a two-part webinar series!

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The Ray is Hiring Interns

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The Ray Leads on Road Safety with the Expansion of ‘Connected’ Highway

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RayDay Postponed Until 2022

From the beginning RayDay has been an event oriented towards families. Our programming for young people is the heart and soul of RayDay. It has become clear to us that we cannot ensure RayDay will be safe for unvaccinated people to attend, which means we cannot ensure it will be safe for children. Rather than hold a child-free RayDay and restrict it to vaccinated people only, we have made the decision to postpone RayDay until 2022.

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National Academy Publishes Study Showing How Georgia Could Halve its Carbon Footprint

Georgia could reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2030 through the adoption of 20 high-impact climate solutions identified by the Drawdown Georgia research team, according to a new analysis led by Regents Professor Marilyn Brown of Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy. The study results were published July 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Researchers at Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University conducted the study, which the Ray C. Anderson Foundation funded.

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Join Us for the Carbon Reduction Challenge Summer 2021 Finalist Expo

August 17, 2021, 3:00-4:30 p.m. - Virtual Event

This event will celebrate the collective accomplishments of students who entered the 2021 Carbon Reduction Challenge. The winning team(s) will be announced at the conclusion of the Finalist Poster Expo and awarded cash prizes for their work.

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USTMA, The Ray and University of Missouri Release Findings on Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt and Call for Additional Research

Rubber modified asphalt is a proven circular solution for scrap tires that provides cost savings, extends pavement life and reduces noise; more research needed to close data gaps

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with the University of Missouri and The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, have published a state of knowledge report that assessed existing research on the economic, performance and environmental benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

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The Ray Appoints New Deputy Director

Laura Rogers has been appointed Deputy Director of The Ray, a Georgia-based sustainable transportation organization.

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