10 Aug '11, 11pm

What others are saying about Ray Anderson: Amory Lovins, @rickfedrizzi, @matt_peterson, @volansjohn, others

Everyone, it seems, has a Ray Anderson story. Everyone, it seems, has interviewed, worked with, or otherwise engaged with him. And everyone, it seems, concurs that we won't likely see his kind pass our way anytime soon. The outpouring of sentiment following the passing this week of Interface Inc. founder and chairman Anderson has been noteworthy in large part to the sustainability thought leaders that are taking the time to mark his legacy. I've been watching and reading these past 48 hours, and it's been impressive. Suffice to say, it is hard to imagine the CEO of any other industrial company receiving such tributes from the sustainability crowd. That, as much as anything, reflects Anderson's legacy. Here is a sampling: Rocky Mountain Institute chairman Amory Lovins : He realized his firm had been rather wastefully turning oil into five billion pounds of carpet that, afte...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/08/10/ray-andersons-legacy

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