06 Aug '11, 12am

InterfaceFLOR Founder and Chairman Ray Anderson Awarded Honorary Doctorate From Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - /PRNewswire/ - At the 240th Commencement celebration at Georgia Tech today, Ray Anderson, Founder and Chairman of Interface, Inc., was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his work to secure a greener world for future generations and his championing of the business case for sustainability. Anderson, a 1956 alumnus who was described at the ceremony as "the greenest chief executive in America," joins the prestigious ranks of past honorary doctorate degree recipients such as former President and Nobel Prize winner Jimmy Carter, astronaut John Young, civil rights leader Ivan Allen Jr., micro-chip inventor Jack Kilby, and former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole. Due to illness, Anderson was unable to attend the proceedings but was represented by Mary Anne Lanier from The Interface Environmental Foundation, who read from Anderson's acceptance remarks: "To be...

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