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A Living Laboratory for Transportation Innovation - Clean Technica Interview with Allie Kelly

Reprinted from Clean Technica

Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, a non-profit organization which is the nation’s only publicly accessible, living laboratory for transportation innovation, has been announced as a featured speaker for the 2019 WTS Conference in Boston, May 15-17, 2019. Clean Technica recently interviewed Allie.

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Jill Albers Receives Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award at Interface's Global Sales and Marketing Meeting in Atlanta

Jill Albers, account executive with Interface was presented with the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award recently at Interface's 2019 Global Sales and Marketing Meeting in Atlanta

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Nature-inspired Climate Change Solutions to be Showcased at Inaugural Circular Economy Event.

The $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® will be awarded to one of seven teams of biomimicry entrepreneurs at GreenBiz’s Circularity 19

Seven international entrepreneurial teams will take the stage at GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 19 event in Minneapolis this June to find out who will win the world’s premiere biomimicry design prize.

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Al Gore, Rev. Barber and Rev. Warnock to Mobilize Climate & Environmental Justice Activists at Interfaith Mass Meeting in Atlanta March 14th

The Climate Reality Project announced today that former Vice President Al Gore, Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, and Reverend Dr. Raphael G. Warnock, and other faith leaders, will lead A Moral Call to Action on the Climate Crisis, an interfaith mass meeting on March 14. The meeting will take place at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia at 7pm, and is open to the public.

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Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

Beril Toktay and Michael Oxman of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business share their reflections on sustainablity at the Center and Atlanta at large with Sustainable Brands on the occasion of the Center's 5th Anniversary

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Grant to Emory Supports Statewide Climate Consortium co-founded with UGA, Georgia Tech

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has granted $650,0000 to advance the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium co-founded by Emory, the University of Georgia, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and joined by Agnes Scott College, Georgia Southern University, Spelman College, and the University of North Georgia.

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

Using the power of philanthropy to spark collective action for carbon neutrality in the university sector.

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature.

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Family of Interface founder Ray Anderson carrying on his environmental mission

Reprinted from the Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Planting more forest in less time: Nature-inspired reforestation solution captures the 2018 Ray of Hope Prize

Bruno Rutman Pagnoncelli grew up among the trees in Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest, learning how to kayak its whitewater rapids and soaring high above the treetops in paragliders. On one of these paragliding trips, Bruno looked down and saw, first-hand, just how much deforestation was affecting the land he loved.

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Nature-inspired Reforestation Innovation Wins Ray of Hope Prize®

The top prize for a biomimetic climate change solution was awarded to a Brazilian team for a system that enables foresters to plant more trees in less time.

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