Ecocentricity Blog

Ecocentricity Blog

A monthly blog by John Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and grandson

of the late Ray C. Anderson.  Musings from John as he manages the private family foundation

that keeps Ray's legacy alive.

Content from this campaign

Ecocentricity Blog: Running Away With It
If the major economies of the world are in a race for the most robust and sustained economic growth, then China may have just broken from the pack.
Sep 30, 2020 9:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!
The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?
Sep 23, 2020 9:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: The Prisoner's Dilemma
Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.
Sep 16, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Cringe Watching
The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.
Sep 2, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Unsung Heroes
Humans rarely design systems of production with decomposition in mind. Whether it’s a snow ski, a scooter or a skyscraper, the things humans make often lack a clear plan for disassembly into their basic building blocks, and it’s a significant problem.
Aug 19, 2020 9:30 AM ET