Foundation News

Blair Beasley is Keynote Speaker for Green Coast Council Sustainability Summit

An Initiative of the Alabama Coastal Foundation

Blair Beasley, director of climate strategies for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Drawdown Georgia will be the keynote speaker for Green Coast Council's Eighth Annual Sustainability Summit on January 28th.

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Power On: Georgia's growing renewable and alternative energy sector

A feature from Georgia Trend

A feature article from Georgia Trend that focuses on Georgia's renewable energy sector. Blair Beasley of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Drawdown Georgia was one of several experts interviewed.

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Biomimicry grad discovers life's purpose in nature

McCall Langford seeks to advocate for a global reconnection to the natural world to create a more sustainable and regenerative future

McCall Langford was introduced to the design principles of biomimicry at a very early age. She came to appreciate the intricacies of nature’s complex systems, processes and forms through the work of her grandfather, Ray Anderson.

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Biomimicry Institute Fireside Chat

Design for Decomposition

Join the Biomimicry Institute for a conversation on designing for decomposition and how an ambitious initiative is aiming to avert some of the worst effects of the global fashion industry that produces 100 billion garments each year for a population of 7.5 billion.

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Biomimicry Institute Partnership Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Pilot Decomposition of Textile Waste

The initiative is the next step in the Institute’s effort to transform fashion, stopping millions of tonnes of textile waste escaping into the environment each year.

The Biomimicry Institute has been awarded EUR 2.5 million to lead a multi-year initiative called Design for Decomposition. By embracing true decomposition—the way leaves break down into soil to build healthy ecosystems—the initiative will demonstrate scalable new pathways for the ~92 million tonnes of fashion waste discarded annually. The initiative is an ambitious follow-up to the Institute’s The Nature of Fashion report in 2020, which identified decomposition as the missing link for the sector.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - December 2021

Our quarterly newsletter has been published. Lots of great news from our grantees.

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NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 to Ducks Unlimited for Blue Carbon Conservation Program and Infrastructure Investments for Indigenous Community in Sonora

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Ducks Unlimited to support the efforts of its sister organization, Ducks Unlimited de México A.C. (DUMAC), to improve infrastructure and conserve blue carbon through erosion control and protection of 94,016 acres of the Seri First Nation Reservation in the area of Canal del Infiernillo in the mid-Pacific coastal state of Sonora, México.

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Transforming ROW Development with Esri

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Teaming up with Geotab to Plan for Freight Electrification

The Ray joins forces with Geotab to determine the optimal locations and design for EV charging stations, and to help make EVs more accessible through a fleet electrification study.

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Equitable and Inclusive Innovation for Georgia Climate Action

Learn how leading industry executives are integrating equity and inclusive innovation into their climate change commitments and activities

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