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Designing for the Future

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Mohawk believes that in order to create a more sustainable future, education of sustainability and textile design must go hand in hand by engaging designers of the future. In this spirit, a project was developed in partnership with Mohawk Group and The Ohio State University’s (OSU) Department of Design Professor Rebekah Matheny. Positioned within an introductory level Interior Finish Materials course, this project explores the design process and theoretical design concepts for a carpet that would mitigate waste.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2020

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Quarterly Newsletter
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Brightening Our Corner is the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's quarterly newsletter.  It features positive stories from the Foundation and its key funding initiatives.

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Brightening Our Corner is the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's quarterly newsletter.  It features positive stories from the Foundation and its key funding initiatives.

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $2500 Grant to University of New Hampshire’s Sustainability Institute, Honoring Wendell Hadden, winner of the 2020 Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award

Interface Matches the Grant, Bringing it to $5000
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Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

Press Release

Wendell Hadden of Interface, winner of the Ray C. Anderson Sustainability Award has chosen for $2500 to be donated by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, in his honor, to the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) for its Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP).  Interface has matched the grant, bringing the total donation to $5000.

Arrow Electronics Engineers Inspire Girls to Study Science at Girls and Science Event

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics Engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson provided aspiring young scientists with a sneak peek at life as an engineer at the 6th annual Girls and Science education event March 7.

Power of Change When K-12 and Business Collaborate

By Kelli List Wells, Founder, STEM Leadership Alliance
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I have been reflecting on the changes that have occurred in education over the last decade. In my previous role, as executive director of education and skills within a multinational company, I was in the center of various reforms. I observed there is a disconnect between K-12 and business that is impacting the future of work. Reform in K-12 is a long process, and the business community can be an incredible partner if they are willing to partner for the long run.

CNH Industrial Foundation Issues Grant to Junior Achievement of South Central PA

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The CNH Industrial Foundation recently issued a grant to Junior Achievement of South Central PA, U.S.A. CNH Industrial employees in New Holland, PA along with employees at other North America locations volunteer with Junior Achievement throughout the year. Together, the goal is to help as many students as possible prepare for the future through programs in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship education. We are partnering together to invest in the future of our communities!

At the Head of the Class – Designing a Waste Collection Truck of the Future

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There are multiple paths to innovation, especially when it comes to technology. At Republic, our vision is to be America’s preferred waste and recycling partner – and to do this, innovation is not a nice-to-have – it’s a must.

How Net Zero Energy Electrified Learning at This Oregon School

Inspiring students with a net-zero energy school design
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Alex Baumgardner, marketing and commuications manager with Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group, wrote an article for the International Living Future Institute’s Trim Tab magazine.

In the blog, Alex discusses Tetra Tech’s work in designing a net-zero energy educational facility alongside architecture firm Bora Architects with the purpose of not only delivering a sustainable development but also inspiring students who require an augmented approach to learning.

In the Trim Tab article, Alex writes:

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