Monthly Archive: June 2014

Newsmaker: Stephen M. Ross

Last month the Related Companies founder and chairman gave $30.5 million to the World Resources Institute (WRI), where he serves on the board of directors. Ross’s gift, the largest in WRI’s history, specifically bolsters the Washington, D.C.-based environmental nonprofit’s urban design efforts in the developing world. Ross spoke with RECORD about his donation and the accompanying launch of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.