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: A Forgotten Relationship
When you imagine yourself as an ancestor, it’s an invitation to remember a relationship that is often forgotten – the family of our future. Whether you are aware of it or not, right now you are living a relationship with your descendants. 
Jan 13, 2021 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Eggshells
Looking ahead, I choose to do so with hope and a commitment to action. As a species living on Spaceship Earth, we desperately need both, and I firmly believe they will be the keys to redeeming this past year.
Dec 23, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: The Problems With Palm Oil
With high international demand for a low-price commodity material produced in the developing world, the palm oil industry sprung up without corresponding procedures and oversight to limit abuses.
Dec 16, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Supply and Demand
Emerging market countries are likely to provide supply-side interventions into their auto markets. Whether the issue is energy independence, air quality, or cost savings, transitioning to electric vehicles makes good sense.
Dec 9, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Stranded on the Side of the Road
As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.
Dec 2, 2020 9:30 AM ET

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