Mission Zero Corridor

Can a 16-Mile Stretch of Road Become the World's First Sustainable Highway?

"The Ray" is an ambitious project to convert a Georgia highway into a road that isn't horrible for the environment.
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By Robynne Boyd

Brightening Our Corner

Winter 2016
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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2016 is Open until May 11th

Brightening Our Corner - Fall 2015

Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 Names Finalists. New Challenge Opens
Hundreds of innovators from around the world engaged in the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) to improve our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Eight finalist team were announced September 30 before traveling to Austin, TX for a special Biomimicry Conference at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 4.

Mission Zero® A Legacy of Sustainability

Reprinted from Troup Trends Article by Trey Wood
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"There is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose.  For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again.  Business makes a profit to exist.  Surely it must exist, for some higher, nobler purpose than that."

Ray C. Anderson

Creating the World's First Sustainable Highway

Mission Zero Corridor Project selects Innovia Technology to evaluate ground-breaking technologies
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Is it possible to have a ‘green highway’? The Mission Zero Corridor Project in West Georgia believes that it is. It has appointed breakthrough innovation consultancy Innovia Technology to help create a ‘travel corridor’ and rethink the purpose and function of this infrastructure to generate social, environmental and economic value.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Launches New Website

Enhanced News and Blog sections, more information on grants awarded
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August 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundaiton has launched a new website.

Solar Structure is Planted to Provide EV Charging Between Atlanta and Montgomery

Construction continues on first infrastructure on Mission Zero Corridor
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The first piece of infrastructure on the Mission Zero Corridor is the photovoltaic for electric vehicle (PV4EV) Lift by Spotlight Solar™,  a 3,000 kw solar array, funded by Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) at the Georgia Visitor Information Center in West Point, GA. The solar structure will power an electric vehicle (EV) quick charging station with enough renewable electricity to charge two EVs to 80%+ power in 30-45 minutes.  

The Mission Zero Corridor Starts At West Point Visitor Information Center

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“Soon, EV (electronic vehicle) drivers will be able to drive from Montgomery, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia, with ease,” said Harriet Langford, trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. “The PV4EV charging station will be powered from the sun.”

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“Soon, EV (electronic vehicle) drivers will be able to drive from Montgomery, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia, with ease,” said Harriet Langford, trustee for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. “The PV4EV charging station will be powered from the sun.”

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