Articles about Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

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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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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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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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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Creating the Sustainable Business Leaders of Tomorrow: Meet the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Reprinted from The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

“Ray C. Anderson was a proud and involved Georgia Tech alumnus. The Ray C. Anderson Foundation felt that creating the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at his beloved alma mater would be a meaningful way of honoring his legacy as a visionary sustainable business leader,” said Beril Toktay, who is the Center’s faculty director, professor, and Brady Family Chair in Management.

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Carbon Reduction Challenge is Open for Applications

The Carbon Reduction Challenge is a summer competition that college students can integrate into their internships or co-ops. Students can win up to $2,000 by working with an organization to identify behaviors that reduce carbon emissions and save money.

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A Career and Life Led with a Servant's Heart: An Interview with John Wells

Reprinted from Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business - Sustainability Center News

This interview is one in a series of profiles on sustainability leaders among Georgia Tech alumni. Michael Oxman, managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business speaks with John Wells (IM ’84), longtime president and CEO of Interface Americas, who worked alongside Ray Anderson (IE ’56, Honorary Ph.D. ’11) in building a company that became an exemplar of “doing well by doing good.” John serves on the Foundation's Advisory Board.

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Exploring the Climate Impacts of COVID Through the Carbon Reduction Challenge

Drawdown Georgia Blog

Neha Badam, a Georgia Tech student, competed in the Carbon Reduction Challenge (CRC) sponsored by the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech. As part of her internship, she quantified Medtronic’s carbon reductions and monetary savings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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When Do Public Supplier Lists Improve Profits and Sustainability Goals?

Business, Environment and Society Speaker Series

Basak Kalkanci’s research interests are in supply chain management, including social and environmental reporting and sustainability, behavioral operations management, supply contracts, and the role of information in supply chains.

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