Articles about NextGen

The Hidden Carbon in our Buildings

Jay Lanier, Key Account Director with Interface, Inc. and a member of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee, wrote this article for The University of Kentucky's Office of Sustainability, explaining the huge impact that embodied carbon has on a building's ecological footprint.

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Biomimicry grad discovers life's purpose in nature

McCall Langford seeks to advocate for a global reconnection to the natural world to create a more sustainable and regenerative future

McCall Langford was introduced to the design principles of biomimicry at a very early age. She came to appreciate the intricacies of nature’s complex systems, processes and forms through the work of her grandfather, Ray Anderson.

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NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 to Ducks Unlimited for Blue Carbon Conservation Program and Infrastructure Investments for Indigenous Community in Sonora

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Ducks Unlimited to support the efforts of its sister organization, Ducks Unlimited de México A.C. (DUMAC), to improve infrastructure and conserve blue carbon through erosion control and protection of 94,016 acres of the Seri First Nation Reservation in the area of Canal del Infiernillo in the mid-Pacific coastal state of Sonora, México.

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John A. Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 List

John A. Lanier has been named to Georgia Trend's annual 40 Under 40 List.

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An Amazing Agroforestry Story: The Inga Model in Central America

In 2019 the Foundation's NextGen Committee Awarded a $100,000 grant to Inga Foundation for their work in Honduras. Inga Foundation's Mike Hands recently presented a webinar on the Life Saves the Planet Lecture Series with Rattan Lal of Ohio State University and Mike also had a paper published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal.

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Cultural Survival

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Cultural Survival to support grassroots Indigenous solutions to climate change.

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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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