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.

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Ecocentricity Blog: The Time Traveler's Car
Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.
Sep 18, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Brewing Full Circle
They fully understand that bread-to-beer is a lower-value use of the nutrients, but it’s a heck of a lot better than the bread going to a landfill. I’m impressed, because it shows they have a robust understanding of how the circular economy should work.
Sep 11, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Decisions, Decisions
Everyone is different, so what is doable for me may not be as doable for others, and vice versa. I believe environmental activism should be about encouragement, not admonishment.
Sep 4, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Mid-Course Correction: Lessons for a Circular Economy
"On Day Zero of Interface’s sustainability journey, founder and CEO Ray Anderson described the outline of a radical vision of a cyclical enterprise that would become ecologically restorative through its influence on others."
Aug 28, 2019 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: A Voice in the Wilderness
Just hearing her allows the listener to feel the warmth, gentleness and passion that are mirrored perfectly in her character. One could happily listen to Janine Benyus just count to one thousand, and enjoy it all the more to hear her describe the majesty of the natural world.
Aug 21, 2019 9:30 AM ET