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New Self-healing Composite Material Boosts the Circular Economy

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Plant-based pigment developer Sparxell secures 3.2 million dollar funding

Sparxell was the 2023 Ray of Hope Prize Winner

UK manufacturer of plant-based pigments Sparxell has announced the closing of a 3.2 million dollar funding round which it said it would use to help accelerate the development and commercialisation of its products.

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Our Resilient Georgia Coast

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Watch the recorded webinar of "Our Georgia Coast" from Drawdown Georgia.

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New report highlights Black household energy burden in Georgia

By: Mark Lannaman, Saporta Report

Researchers from Georgia Tech have released a report titled “Energy Burdens of Black Households in Georgia” that analyzes the disproportionate effects of energy burdens on Black households in the state, and its ramifications.

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New Pollination Devices Inspired by Bees Increase Crop Yield

Introducing BloomX

Inspired by honeybee and other pollinator strategies, BloomX's products increase crop yields while reducing the unsustainable farming practice of shipping billions of bees around the country each growing season.

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Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Contributes to SDG Action and Awareness Week

Faculty, staff, and partners of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business participated in the week of events focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Jay Lanier Receives 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award; Directs a Grant to the Carbon Leadership Forum

Jay Lanier, regional sales director for Interface, and grandson of Ray C. Anderson, has been presented with the 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award. As part of his award, Interface and the Foundation will donate $2500 each to the nonprofit of his choice. He chose the Carbon Leadership Forum.

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Eco-Action Scales Climate Solutions on Atlanta's West Side

A Drawdown Georgia Blog

ECO-Action, the recipient of a 2024-25 Drawdown Georgia Climate Solutions & Equity Grant, is reducing emissions while improving the quality of life for historically disinvested communities in Georgia.

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Evolving Ray of Hope from a Prize to an Accelerator

By: Jared Yarnall-Schane

The Ray of Hope Prize is now the Ray of Hope Accelerator

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CELLUGY: A nature-inspired alternative to microplastics

Unleashing the potential of biofabricated cellulose

Presenting CELLUGY, one of the 2023 Ray of Hope Prize Finalists. Unleashing the potential of biofabricated cellulose

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