Articles about Drawdown Georgia

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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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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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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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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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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