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Growing a Just, Green Economy in Georgia

A Drawdown Georgia Webinar

What does a successful clean energy economy in Georgia look like? Don't miss this transformative webinar with key players in our state.

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Jaap Van Joolen Receives 2022 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award

Donates Prize Money to Carbon Zero Youth Initiative

Jaap Van Joolen received the 2022 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Interface and donated his prize money to the Carbon Zero Youth Initiative

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Plant Native for Birds: Georgia Grows Native for Birds Month Returns for 2023

This September, Georgia Audubon will celebrate the sixth annual Georgia Grows Native for Birds Month, a celebration of Georgia’s native plants and the key role they play for birds and other wildlife. This year’s celebration will include a variety of workshops and events designed to help Georgians learn more about gardening for birds and other wildlife using native plants.

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Accelerating Climate Justice in Georgia

A cohort of family foundations is working to address climate change and its inequitable impact

A cohort of Georgia family foundations is providing funding at the intersection of racial equity and climate change through the Drawdown Georgia Climate Solutions & Equity Grants program.

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Relationship Status of Engineers & Sustainability? It’s complicated.

By: Andrew Schulz, PhD

An engineering Ph.D. from Georgia Tech talks about his biomimicry journey and details what it was like to take part in the Biomimicry Launchpad Accelerator program, which is partially funded by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

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Meet 2023's Top 10 Nature-Inspired Startups Solving Crucial Environmental and Social Problems

Biomimicry Institute announces new cohort of bioinspired startups participating in the Ray of Hope Prize ® program.

The Biomimicry Institute is proud to announce the top 10 finalists selected to participate in this year's Ray of Hope Prize, a transformational program designed to help startups cross a critical threshold in scaling their sustainable solutions.

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The Environmental Justice Green Book for Georgia Launches

The Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University proudly announces the launch of The Environmental Justice Green Book for Georgia, a new online tool designed to empower communities facing environmental injustices in Georgia.

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Pirelli Announces Partnership with The Ray

The Italian Company will support the 18-mile stretch of west Georgia’s Interstate 85, which was designed to be a proving ground for ideas and technologies for the transformation of transportation infrastructure. From road safety to stormwater cleanup to the circular economy, Pirelli is committed to a number of projects to help redefine and reimagine the roadway for the future together with The Ray.

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The Ray, GDOT and Troup County Launch Drone Program to Innovate Emergency Response

The Ray, a nonprofit organization advancing net-zero transportation and energy infrastructure in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Troup County, Georgia and Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced a strategic partnership to develop a cutting-edge "drone as a first responder" (DFR) program along “The Ray Highway” on Interstate 85.

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Groundbreaking research from The Ray

Initiative publishes first nature-based design solutions for net-zero transportation

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