09 Aug '11, 9pm

A few notes on the singular legacy of Ray Anderson, sustainability pioneer

A few notes on the singular legacy of Ray Anderson, sustainability pioneer

This is the essence of the jump from an unsustainable system to a sustainable one, and it only happens when there is a wholesale commitment to change. And this, more than anything, is what Ray Anderson brought to the corporate world: he demonstrated the viability of a wholesale commitment to sustainability. He made the business case for sustainability. He never wavered or backstepped or hedged. Under his leadership, Interface’s R&D engineers were empowered to tell the accountants that doing things sustainably was more important than making the numbers add up under an accounting system that had failed to include the costs of waste, toxicity, a world full of landfills full of old carpet tiles that slowly leached toxins into the soil over hundreds or thousands of years.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/money/sustainable-business-practices/b...

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Ray Anderson Leaves Legacy, 1934-2011

Ray Anderson Leaves Legacy, 1934-2011

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