Foundation News

Seeking our next $100,000 winner

The Ray of Hope Prize® competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

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Scheller College Faculty Discuss Sustainable Business in Climate Symposium

On September 27, faculty affiliated with the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business participated in the Global Climate Action Symposium. The event brought together scientists, engineers, government delegates, artists, business and policy experts, activists, and students from around the world.

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Reforesting Faith: A Conversation about the Nature of God

Dr. Matthew Sleeth is doing a book tour in Georgia for his new book, Reforesting Faith: What Trees Teach Us About The Nature of God And His Love For Us.

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John Lanier to Speak at Kennesaw State University's Marietta Campus on September 25th

John Lanier will present "Rewriting Ray Anderson's Sustainability Vision in the 21st Century" on Wednesday, September 25th at 5:00 p.m. at Kennesaw State University - Marietta Campus

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How Public-Private-Philanthropic Partnerships are Driving Transportation Technology

Funding for a project can be split between a government agency and a nonprofit organization. Together, the two can seek out a partner from the private sector to execute on the project. This blend of public and philanthropic capital combined with private-sector competencies and efficiencies makes for a novel way to address the changing transportation mobility issues that the country is facing.

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Harriet and Phil Langford are Interviewed on Energy Matters

WGAU Radio Show with Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols

Harriet and Phil Langford, trustees for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and The Ray discuss Ray Anderson's legacy, RayDay 2019 and all of the great innovations that The Ray is currently working on.

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The Ray Partnership Made Official

Reprinted from LaGrange Daily News

The Georgia Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and The Ray announced the public-private-philanthropic partnership and have signed a formal charter defining their commitment to facilitating, executing and promoting quality projects on The Ray.

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Adaptations in Nature Inspire Students in Award-Winning Design to Reduce Food Waste

Reprinted from Pratt Institute

Team from Pratt Institute is a finalist in the 2019-20 Biomimicry Launchpad Accelerator. Reducing the loss of perishable foods using biomimetic principles.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2019

Be sure to check out our quarterly newsletter for all of the latest news on our key funding initiatives, and upcoming events

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Lunch with the Author: John Lanier Presents a Book Talk about Mid-Course Correction: Revisited

The United Nations Regional Center of Excellence (RCE) Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Tech Serve-Learn-Sustain Program will host a Book Talk Lunch & Learn on Thursday, September 19 at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. The guest will be John Lanier, co-author of Mid-Course Correction: Revisited

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