Articles about Grants

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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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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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2021

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Foundation has just published its quarterly newsletter. Ray Anderson always said, "Brighten the Corner Where You Are."

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Three Innovations Leading the Fight to Save the World's Forests

Reprinted from World Economic Forum

A focus on forests is a key part of the solution to effectively address the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss.

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Inga Foundation's Work Featured in EcoWatch

Reprinted from EcoWatch

Inga Foundation was the recipient of the 2019 NextGen $100,000 Grant. Their work was just featured by Yale Climate Connections and EcoWatch.

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Inga Trees' Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security in Honduras

Reprinted from Forests News

Our NextGen Committee just closed their RFP for a $100,000 grant that will be awarded in 2021 to reduce existing and avoid future greenhouse gas emissions. Last year's winner was Inga Trees USA. Here's their story.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2020

Our quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for all of the latest news from the Foundation and our key funding initiatives.

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Through Biomimicry, Brazil Seeks Tech Innovations Inspired by Nature

Reprinted from Mongabay

In Brazil, many immersion courses are now offered in the Amazon and Cerrado biomes that focus on innovative materials, and biomimicry consultants and startups are emerging in the market: In 2018, Nucleário became the first Brazilian company to win a prize from the Biomimicry Institute for its technology that protects trees in reforestation projects, based on the principles of winged seeds and bromeliads.

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EarthShare Georgia Premieres New Film for Earth Day

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is proud to have provided funding for EarthShare Georgia's new environmental video. They premiered it on Earth Day, and John Lanier was one of several Georgia leaders interviewed for the film.

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This Week on Weather Geeks: The Science of Climate Drawdown

Reprinted from Weather Geeks

Dr. Marshall Shepherd interviews Dr. Marilyn Brown about Drawdown Georgia, an initiative led by Georgia Tech, Emory University, The University of Georgia and Georgia State University, funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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