John A. Lanier

Ecocentricity Blog: A Burden to Bear

By: John A. Lanier
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Some of the people interviewed for this piece are good friends of mine. Maybe that makes me biased, but it also means I have firsthand knowledge of their values and commitment. They are people of great courage, endurance, and love.

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Some of the people interviewed for this piece are good friends of mine. Maybe that makes me biased, but it also means I have firsthand knowledge of their values and commitment. They are people of great courage, endurance, and love.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Walk in the Woods

By: John A. Lanier
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It was beautiful. I took such joy in seeing my child drinking up all of nature’s wonder in that forest. It was as if the trees were speaking an ancient language to him, one he’d known all of his short life, telling him stories that left him spellbound.

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It was beautiful. I took such joy in seeing my child drinking up all of nature’s wonder in that forest. It was as if the trees were speaking an ancient language to him, one he’d known all of his short life, telling him stories that left him spellbound.

Ecocentricity Blog: Failing Upward

By: John A. Lanier
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Previously, we had to separate out meat products and “compostable” single-use products and throw them away. Now, we can toss those right in our bin. As a result, we have further reduced our household waste to landfill, while simultaneously creating more compost than before.

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Previously, we had to separate out meat products and “compostable” single-use products and throw them away. Now, we can toss those right in our bin. As a result, we have further reduced our household waste to landfill, while simultaneously creating more compost than before.

Rethinking Business and Circular Economy with John A. Lanier

Getting in the Loop Podcast Episode #017
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In this podcast interview with Katie Whalen, John discusses Ray’s legacy, what has happened in the 20 years since Ray first documented his journey, and John’s vision for the future.

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In this podcast interview with Katie Whalen, John discusses Ray’s legacy, what has happened in the 20 years since Ray first documented his journey, and John’s vision for the future.

Bending the Line: How Better Design Can Transition a Linear Economy to a Circular One

By: John A. Lanier - Reprinted from GreenBiz
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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

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John A. Lanier shares an excerpt from his book:  Mid-Course Correction Revisited: The Story and Legacy of a Radical Industrialist and his Quest for Authentic Change, by Ray C. Anderson and John A. Lanier (Chelsea Green Publishing 2019)

Ecocentricity Blog: More Ray Andersons

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson believed in the “Power of One” and so do the staff and trustees at his namesake foundation. One community, one organization, and even one person can have far-reaching influence beyond that which might seem possible.

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Ray Anderson believed in the “Power of One” and so do the staff and trustees at his namesake foundation. One community, one organization, and even one person can have far-reaching influence beyond that which might seem possible.

Ecocentricity Blog: Pennies on the Dollar

By: John A. Lanier
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Fuel costs for electric vehicles kick the pants off of internal combustion engine vehicles (same goes for maintenance costs, by the way).

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Fuel costs for electric vehicles kick the pants off of internal combustion engine vehicles (same goes for maintenance costs, by the way).

Ecocentricity Blog: Rational Hope

By: John A. Lanier
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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe understands how important it is to walk the line between knowing the science of climate change and articulating a positive vision for the future, and she does that well. As she said in her TED Talk, “What we need to fix this thing is rational hope.”

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Dr. Katharine Hayhoe understands how important it is to walk the line between knowing the science of climate change and articulating a positive vision for the future, and she does that well. As she said in her TED Talk, “What we need to fix this thing is rational hope.”

A Ray of Hope. Mid-Course Correction Revisited

Beth Bond of Southeast Green Interviews John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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John Lanier recently joined Beth Bond of Southeast Green for a podcast interview about his new book, Mid-Course Correction Revisited.  This interview includes an historical review of Ray's original vision, and how that impacted the first book, and then how that vision played out through the years for the industrialist turned environmentalist.

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John Lanier recently joined Beth Bond of Southeast Green for a podcast interview about his new book, Mid-Course Correction Revisited.  This interview includes an historical review of Ray's original vision, and how that impacted the first book, and then how that vision played out through the years for the industrialist turned environmentalist.

Cultivating the Business Leadership Required for a More Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economy

Breakout Session at SB'19 Detroit
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John A. Lanier, author of Mid-Course Correction Revisited, to speak at Sustainable Brands SB19

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John A. Lanier, author of Mid-Course Correction Revisited, to speak at Sustainable Brands SB19

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