Articles about Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This year, the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business celebrates its fifth anniversary. It launched in 2013 as the Center for Business Strategies for Sustainability with funding from the Foundation and others, and in January 2015 the Foundation made a $5 million commitment. It was then renamed for Ray C. Anderson.

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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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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Achieves CarbonNeutral® Company Certification

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has achieved Certified CarbonNeutral Company Status.

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Success Stories from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

The Foundation trustees and staff recently held their annual meeting with faculty, staff and students from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainability at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business. While the growth and success of the Center's programs are obvious, two other key themes stood out.

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Quarterly Article Roundup: Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business ar

Here's a quarterly roundup of articles from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business from October 2017 - February 2018

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A Father's Sustainability Legacy

Reprinted from Barron's

In September 2011, one month after Ray C. Anderson died, his two daughters—Mary Anne Lanier, now 60, and Harriet Langford, 57—were summoned to his lawyer’s Atlanta office. Anderson had founded Interface, the world’s largest commercial carpet-tile manufacturer, and he left his daughters a $50 million philanthropic trust. “We were absolutely shocked,” says Langford. Anderson had given no instructions about where the money should go or what the foundation should focus on. “We went around for the next six months like deer in the headlights,” she says.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business to Co-Host Sustainability Interactive 5.0 with Green Chamber of the South

Join the conference where senior sustainability officers, investors, local business owners, green professionals, and government officials come to network, share best practices, and discuss the latest sustainability initiatives.

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Scheller Interns at SunTrust Win Carbon Reduction Challenge

Reprinted from Georgia Tech's Scheller News

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Commitee Helped Fund the expansion of the Carbon Reduction Challenge into Georgia Tech's Co-op and Internship programs. The winning team had two members from the Scheller College of Business and four students from Ray's alma mater - Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Brightening Our Corner - August 2017 Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Quarterly Newsletter is out - Brightening Our Corner

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Carbon Reduction Challenge Winners Announced at Georgia Tech

The 10th cohort of students to participate in the Carbon Reduction Challenge at the Georgia Institute of Technology gathered on August 14th in a crowded atrium full of eager visitors. These students came prepared to present their solutions for reducing carbon emissions across a diverse set of 15 organizations that hosted Georgia Tech interns and co-op students this past summer.

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