25 Jan '12, 11pm

Dan Hendrix: The Future of Interface is Bright & Greener than Ever

Dan Hendrix: The Future of Interface is Bright & Greener than Ever

Because of the enduring green epiphany of its charismatic founder, Ray Anderson, the influence of Interface has always been outsized in the world of sustainability. In the wake of Anderson's death last autumn at age 77, following a nearly two-year battle with cancer, the focus has shifted to Daniel Hendrix , Interface's CEO and president. Yesterday, at the GreenBiz Forum 12 in New York City , senior writer Marc Gunther caught up with Hendrix to see how the billion-dollar carpet maker is moving ahead with its founder's eco-vision. At Interface, sustainability continues to evolve from an operations focus into tool for innovation and market development, Hendrix reported. One example of this shift will soon be found up in the air. After a four-year development process, the company's carpet tiles were okayed for use on commercial jets. Developing the product required reducing t...

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