09 Aug '11, 11pm

Sustainable Industries remembers "Radical Industrialist" Ray Anderson, including his powerful May 2009 speech in SF:

Sustainable Industries remembers "Radical Industrialist" Ray Anderson, including his powerful May 2009 speech in SF:

“By my own definition, I am a plunderer of the earth and a thief — today, a legal thief,” Ray would later write in his 1998 business biography, Mid-Course Correction . “The perverse tax laws, by failing to correct the errant market to internalize those externalities, such as the costs of global warming and pollution, are my accomplices in crime.” Someday when the earth runs out of finite resources and ecosystems collapse, Ray lamented, “people like me may be put in jail.” That someday never came, and Ray did everything in his company’s power to make sure it didn’t. During the past 20 years, perhaps no other company has undertaken as aggressive a strategy to eliminate waste, reduce petroleum consumption, sensitize stockholders and challenge other industries to follow. The Interface Mission Zero initiative , which Ray recently estimated the company was halfway towards achiev...

Full article: http://sustainableindustries.com/articles/2011/08/remembe...

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