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: Pulling a (Uni)Lever
Imagine if every customer could quickly and easily see the carbon footprint of what they were buying. I bet a lot of people would choose the lower carbon option!
Jul 1, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Tabletop Forestry
By playing the game of Photosynthesis, you can see the full life cycle of trees from seedlings to eventual death and understand how an entire forest can arise from planting just a few trees.
Jun 25, 2020 11:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: What Makes a Goal Good
If a company doesn’t know how to accomplish a sustainability goal, then that’s a good thing! The uncertainty and stress that is induced by a stretch-goal invites creativity, innovation, and growth. 
Jun 17, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Vinyl Is in Style
When they made the decision to enter the LVT market, Interface was committed to pioneering more sustainable manufacturing processes and figuring out how to close the loop on the product.
Jun 10, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: What's Down Is Up
Researchers have developed a recycling technology that allows them to turn polyurethane foams and films into a dense plastic with potential applications like shopping cart wheels or car bumpers.
May 27, 2020 9:30 AM ET

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