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Covid-19's Teachable Moment: Students Identify Sustainable Workplace Practices Worth Continuing in Carbon Reduction Challenge

By: Jennifer Holley-Lux
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Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

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Announcing the winners of this year's Carbon Reduction Challenge at Georgia Tech. A collaboration between the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and the Georgia Tech Global Change Program.

1.8 Million Face Shields Delivered to Protect Medical Workers from Covid-19

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Personal initiatives by a pediatrician and by researchers to make face shields for medical workers have transformed into an industry collaboration that by June had delivered 1.8 million shields to hospitals and other organizations around the country with plans to produce 2.5 million all total. A $2 million donation from Aflac Incorporated for personal protective equipment (PPE) financed the bulk of the shields.

Redesigning Hand Sanitizer and Donating 7,000 Gallons to Fight Covid-19

By Ben Brumfield
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The Georgia Tech team garnered funding through a donation from insurer Aflac Incorporated allocated through the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI), a Georgia Tech affiliated non-profit organization that guides new experimental medical solutions to market. Aflac’s gift of $2 million through GCMI has also expedited the development, production, and purchase of other PPE to donate to health care workers.

Scheller College of Business Named a Top Three U.S. School in the Corporate Knights 2019 Better World MBA Ranking

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Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business continues to be recognized as a leader in sustainability education in business. In the 17th annual Better World MBA Ranking, released by Corporate Knights on November 8, 2019, Scheller College is ranked #3 in the United States and #9 globally.

Ecocentricity Blog: Let’s Get Alliterative

By: John A. Lanier
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Though the issue has become politicized, the changing climate is primarily a scientific concern with economic and social implications. A dedicated team of professionals are developing sound climate policy for Georgia based on these factors, without letting partisanship muddy the waters. The Georgia Climate Project is playing a leading role in that work.

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Though the issue has become politicized, the changing climate is primarily a scientific concern with economic and social implications. A dedicated team of professionals are developing sound climate policy for Georgia based on these factors, without letting partisanship muddy the waters. The Georgia Climate Project is playing a leading role in that work.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

Carbon Reduction Challenge Awards Top Prize to Chick-Fil-A Intern

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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. Casey Erb, a third  year environmental engineering student, worked on a diverse set of carbon-saving projects, ranging from LED lightbulb retrofits in Chick-Fil-A parking lots to changes to the company’s car rental program. Directed by Prof.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2018

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This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

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This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2018

Summary: 

This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

Newsletter

This is the quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to promote a sustainable society by supporting and funding educational and project-based initiatives that advance knowledge and innovation in sustainability.

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