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Rest in Peace Ray

Posted on the 17 August 2011 by 2ndgreenrevolution @2ndgreenrev

Last week Ray Anderson, CEO of Interface carpet (click here for 2nd Green Revolution’s tag) passed away. Anderson was perhaps the most notable example of a CEO who converted his company to sustainable business practices. Inspired by Paul Hawken’s The Ecology of Commerce, Anderson became a pioneer in minimizing waste, recycling and reusing products, and closed loop production. Anderson was 77 years old. Here are two obituaries, one from The New York Times and the other from The Guardian that provide a bit more information about Anderson’s life and philosophy.

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