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Celebrate the 76th United Nations Day with the U.N. Association of Atlanta and Drawdown Georgia

The United Nations Association-Atlanta Chapter is honored to feature Drawdown Georgia to create a blueprint for a better future here in Georgia.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is launching on October 21, 2021 the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact, an inclusive and collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Atlanta Gas Light, Autodesk, Better Earth, The Coca-Cola Company, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Eversheds Sutherland, Goodr, Google, Interface, Norfolk Southern, Southwire, TK Elevator, UPS, and YKK Corporation of America are founding members of the Compact.

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Climate Action and Business Leadership in Georgia: Virtual Launch Event

What do Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cox Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Google, and UPS have in common? They are all founding members of the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact—a unique state-centered collaborative initiative focused on galvanizing climate action in Georgia. 

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Esri Partners with The Ray to Map Solar Energy Hot Spots

New Tool Enables Departments of Transportation to Analyze Rights-of-Way for Zero-Carbon Electric Grid Expansion

The Ray has partnered with Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, to configure a ROW solar mapping tool that can help users quickly and precisely analyze how suitable and economically valuable ROW locations might be for solar array placement.

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Climate Solutions that Go Beyond Carbon: Reducing Food Waste

Food waste is on the minds of people and organizations all over Georgia, from one of the busiest airports in the world to local governments, leading universities, and innovative companies.

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The Ray performs a fleet electrification study, using Geotab provided data to plan for electric freight

The Ray announces a fleet electrification study to analyze the movement patterns of medium and heavy-duty freight vehicles on select American interstates and highways. Using data provided by Geotab Inc., a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, The Ray will be able to determine the optimal locations and design for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and help make EVs more accessible.

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Atlanta Transformative Leaders Series: Blair Beasley of Drawdown Georgia and Codi Norred of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light

Hosted by the Sustainable Futures Lab at Georgia State University’s Urban Studies Institute

Blair Beasley of Drawdown Georgia and Codi Norred of Georgia Interfaith Power & Light will be the featured speakers for the October 21st Atlanta Transformative Leaders Series.

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Drawdown Georgia to be Featured in UN-Habitat 2021 #Innovate4Cities Online Conference

John Lanier, executive director of Drawdown Georgia, and Dr. Marilyn Brown, of the Drawdown Georgia Core Research Team will participate in a featured event with Dr. Jairo Garcia of Georgia Tech on October 13th during #Innovate4CitiesOnline

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John A. Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 List

John A. Lanier has been named to Georgia Trend's annual 40 Under 40 List.

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Foundation Extends Support for Ray C. Anderson Center

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is continuing its commitment to the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business in the Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business through a multiyear grant to help fund the Center’s operations.

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