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Ray Anderson

From Scarcity to Abundance and the Big Opportunities for Businesses

Cultural Acupuncture | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Cultural Acupuncture

Big businesses and the private sector are undergoing a major overhaul as we all need to consider the impacts of our current rates of consumption, manufacturing processes, and sourcing of raw materials to sustain our future existence.


Paula Gordon | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green
Paula Gordon

All politics are local, all days are Earth's. So is it silly that I celebrate finding a company that recycles what I used to toss? Or that I've figured out "starters" for making yogurt sans a heap of "number 5 plastic " yogurt containers? No!

Sustainability Thought Leadership: Shift or Show?

Andrea Learned | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green
Andrea Learned

What if your thought leadership got you very little recognition today but contributed to an incredibly significant cultural shift that made a positive difference for generations to come?

A True Radical, a Great Man

Paula Gordon | Posted 10.13.2011 | Business
Paula Gordon

Green is good for business. Not greenwash, GREEN. By working with nature rather than despoiling nature, Ray Anderson has led his company to high levels of success and profitability.

A Giant of Sustainability: Rest in Peace, Ray

Andrew Winston | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Watching Ray the engineer lay out the irrefutable logic for a different way of doing business was like seeing the Beatles perform their greatest hits -- it was all familiar, and we knew the tune, but it was still amazing to see it all live.

Remembering Ray Anderson: A Tribute to a True Green Giant

Matt Petersen | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

Ray set his sights high -- aiming to run a zero-footprint business, if not a restorative enterprise -- and set the best possible example for other businesses, big and small, to follow his lead. That is his legacy: hope for the future.

Green Business Leader Ray Anderson Dies

Posted 10.08.2011 | Green

Ray Anderson, a green business leader, died on Monday from cancer. Interface Company President and CEO Dan Hendrix announced on Monday that Ray And...

A New Strategy for Business Success in the 21st Century

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Crandell

A small Atlanta design firm is attempting to redefine success for corporate America. Unboundary, which lists companies such as FedEx, Coca-Cola, AT&a...

Who is the NFL Really Trying to Protect?

Amy Turek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Amy Turek

The NFL has two primary interests: pleasing viewers and pleasing sponsors. But nobody enjoys watching a player get carted off the field. So they're finally taking action -- on their terms.

To Be Hit or Not To Be Hit

Charles K. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Charles K. Williams

American football is the equivalent to that of modern day Roman Gladiators: a violent sport. And the irony is that while hard hits are a significant part of the game, players are being fined for doing their job.

Tapping the innovation 'black space': a forward-looking opportunity for liability insurers

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

As I write this, 200,000 gallons of oil a day are spewing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's ruptured Deepwater Horizon rig. This is a Very Bad Thing....

5 CEOs Who Made An Environmental U-Turn

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A chief executive officer wields an awesome power over his companies' policies, employees and principles--and just how sustainable each will be. So wh...