09 Aug '11, 1pm

The loss of a true sustainability pioneer : #InterfaceFlor @GuardianSustBiz @GreenBiz

Ray Anderson, founder of Interface and one of the leading lights of the green business movement, has died at age 77, following a 20-month battle with cancer. The company announced yesterday that Ray passed away, surrounded by his family, at his home in Atlanta, Georgia. Anderson will be remembered as one of the true pioneers of green and sustainable business thinking, who turned a US carpet tiles firm into a globally renowned examplar for green businesses everywhere. Anderson founded Interface in 1973 and established the company as one of the world's leading suppliers of carpet tiles. However, he is best known for experiencing what he described as "an epiphany" after reading Paul Hawken's The Ecology of Commerce , which prompted him to adopt one of the most ambitious green business strategies ever enacted. Anderson's mid-90s' realisation that his carpet tiles company and i...

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Green Business Champion Ray Anderson Dies At 77

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environmentalleader.com 09 Aug '11, 3pm

My hero and mentor, Ray Anderson. Ray was an awesome inspiration to me and many others working in the realm of sustainabil...

Green-biz pioneer Ray Anderson died today. Sad to lose such a visionary leader. Here's a Q&A I did with him in 2009:

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grist.org 08 Aug '11, 8pm

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greentechmedia.com 09 Aug '11, 2am

I never heard of Ray Anderson the first time I went to cover one of his speeches at a conference. But after a few minutes ...

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greenbiz.com 08 Aug '11, 9pm

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care2.com 09 Aug '11, 6am

What a pity that this good man died relatively young (77y) while many nasty people continue their destructive activities! ...

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grist.org 08 Aug '11, 10pm

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