Articles about Climate Change

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2019

Our May newsletter has just gone out. Be sure to check it out for all the latest news and opportunities to engage with the Foundation

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Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Request for Grant Proposals for Projects Helping to Reduce Global Warming

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2020 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

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Georgia Climate Project Issues Call for Ideas/Presenters for Climate Change Conference in Atlanta

Are you working to understand or communicate what a changing climate means for Georgia? Are you working on solutions that help Georgia respond to these changes? We invite you to share your work at the 2019 Georgia Climate Conference!

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Jill Albers Receives Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award at Interface's Global Sales and Marketing Meeting in Atlanta

Jill Albers, account executive with Interface was presented with the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award recently at Interface's 2019 Global Sales and Marketing Meeting in Atlanta

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Nature-inspired Climate Change Solutions to be Showcased at Inaugural Circular Economy Event.

The $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® will be awarded to one of seven teams of biomimicry entrepreneurs at GreenBiz’s Circularity 19

Seven international entrepreneurial teams will take the stage at GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 19 event in Minneapolis this June to find out who will win the world’s premiere biomimicry design prize.

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Al Gore, Rev. Barber and Rev. Warnock to Mobilize Climate & Environmental Justice Activists at Interfaith Mass Meeting in Atlanta March 14th

The Climate Reality Project announced today that former Vice President Al Gore, Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II, and Reverend Dr. Raphael G. Warnock, and other faith leaders, will lead A Moral Call to Action on the Climate Crisis, an interfaith mass meeting on March 14. The meeting will take place at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia at 7pm, and is open to the public.

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Atlanta: A Dark Horse in Sustainability Innovation

Beril Toktay and Michael Oxman of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business share their reflections on sustainablity at the Center and Atlanta at large with Sustainable Brands on the occasion of the Center's 5th Anniversary

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Grant to Emory Supports Statewide Climate Consortium co-founded with UGA, Georgia Tech

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has granted $650,0000 to advance the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium co-founded by Emory, the University of Georgia, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and joined by Agnes Scott College, Georgia Southern University, Spelman College, and the University of North Georgia.

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Awards $90,000 to Second Nature

Using the power of philanthropy to spark collective action for carbon neutrality in the university sector.

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $90,000 grant to Second Nature.

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Carbon Reduction Challenge awards top prize to Chick-Fil-A Intern

A Georgia Tech undergraduate student teamed up with Chick-Fil-A staff over the summer to reduce millions of pounds of heat-trapping greenhouse gases while delivering significant cost savings.

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