Articles about Georgia Tech

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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Grant Furthers Impact of Climate Change Research

Reprinted from Georgia Tech's Philanthropy Quarterly

In 2019, the Foundation funded a series of grants for Drawdown Georgia, with funding directed to Georgia Tech with sub-grants distributed to Emory University, The University of Georgia and Georgia State University. The lead researcher at Georgia Tech is Marilyn Brown, Regents Professor and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems. Ray Anderson's legacy continues to shine brightly at Georgia Tech.

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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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Translating a Global Emission-Reduction Framework for Subnational Climate Action: A Case Study from the State of Georgia

Reprinted from Environmental Management

Phase One findings from the Drawdown Georgia Research Team have been published in Environmental Management.

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Moving the Needle: Engaging College Students on Climate Solutions

The MoveTheNeedle Project’s mission is first to educate those who are passionate about carbon and climate. The next generation of leaders will be critical in shaping decisions—some of them are already in positions of influence.

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Georgia Tech Scheller Breaks Into Top 10 in the U.S. in 2021 Poets&Quants Undergraduate Business Schools Ranking

The Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Undergraduate program was ranked top 10 in the U.S. in Poets&Quants’ Best Undergraduate Business Schools for 2021. Scheller College is the top-ranked institution in the state of Georgia in this year’s rankings.

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Announces 2020-21 Scheller College Graduate Sustainability Fellows and Undergraduate Ambassadors

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business (“Center”) at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is delighted to announce the 2020-21 Graduate Sustainability Fellows and Undergraduate Sustainability Ambassadors. This year, 25 graduate and 14 undergraduate students will deepen their engagement in sustainability by working on projects and participating in activities related to sustainable business.  

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Dr. Marilyn Brown is featured on GIPL's "Coffee & Something Stronger" Video Podcast

Dr. Marilyn Black of Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy was recently interviewed by Codi Norred at GIPL regarding the research behind Drawdown Georgia

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