09 Aug '11, 3pm

Ray Anderson, Interface Chairman and Sustainability Leader, Dies at 77

My hero and mentor, Ray Anderson. Ray was an awesome inspiration to me and many others working in the realm of sustainability of our planet. In 1998 Jim Hartzfeld was Sr. VP of Marketing for Interface, working under Ray’s guidance, as part of the Interface Sustainability Team. I received a call from Jim, asking me to consider hosting a concurrent event (in Dallas), to the National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America. As you mention, Ray was selected by President Bill Clinton to Chair the President’s Council on Sustainable Development and the 1999 NTMSA. I joined in that monumental effort, and life for me has never been the same since. I was honored to host Ray in 2001, when he came to Dallas to speak to twenty-three CEOs at the SMU Cox School of Business. Ray masterfully, emotionally, and brilliantly shared his story. He was a gentle and relentless force in guiding our ...

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