John A. Lanier

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Minneapolis Book Launch

Beer, Bites and a Book Talk
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Book Launch event for Mid-Course Correction Revisited, Monday, June 17th in Minneapolis.

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Book Launch event for Mid-Course Correction Revisited, Monday, June 17th in Minneapolis.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Triple Bottom Line Approach

By: John A. Lanier
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"True triple bottom line thinking is not about doing well and doing good, but rather about doing well by doing good. Strong triple bottom line companies seek to operate in a way that creates value in all three realms simultaneously. It’s about more of all, not some of each, and it requires a business to be honest about the harms it inflicts and authentic in seeking to eliminate those harms."

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"True triple bottom line thinking is not about doing well and doing good, but rather about doing well by doing good. Strong triple bottom line companies seek to operate in a way that creates value in all three realms simultaneously. It’s about more of all, not some of each, and it requires a business to be honest about the harms it inflicts and authentic in seeking to eliminate those harms."

New Generation of Sustainability Leaders Finds Inspiration from Unlikely Industrialist

Mid-Course Correction Revisited Features New Content from Ray Anderson’s Grandson John Lanier
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Mid-Course Correction Revisited goes on sale today. It updates the original -- first released in 1998 -- with a new foreword by bestselling author Paul Hawken and several new chapters and interviews written by John A. Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Anderson’s grandson.

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Mid-Course Correction Revisited goes on sale today. It updates the original -- first released in 1998 -- with a new foreword by bestselling author Paul Hawken and several new chapters and interviews written by John A. Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Anderson’s grandson.

Ecocentricity Blog: Econ 101

By: John A. Lanier
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We need to understand both microeconomic sustainability (what it takes for a single business, like Interface, to become sustainable) and macroeconomic sustainability (what a sustainable economic system would look like).

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We need to understand both microeconomic sustainability (what it takes for a single business, like Interface, to become sustainable) and macroeconomic sustainability (what a sustainable economic system would look like).

Ecocentricity Blog: Eat It, Just Eat It

By: John A. Lanier
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What we eat matters. It impacts our health, our environment, and the economic opportunities for farmers around the globe.

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What we eat matters. It impacts our health, our environment, and the economic opportunities for farmers around the globe.

Ecocentricity Blog: I Did a Thing

By: John A. Lanier
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The thing I did was write a book. Well, the second half of a book to be more precise. My grandfather wrote the first half, which he and Interface released as Mid-Course Correction in 1998.

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The thing I did was write a book. Well, the second half of a book to be more precise. My grandfather wrote the first half, which he and Interface released as Mid-Course Correction in 1998.

Ecocentricity Blog: Fully Charged

By: John A. Lanier
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Here’s the idea. Everything around us, from the roads that we drive on to the picture frames proudly displaying our loved ones to the tallest of skyscrapers, contains a virtual amount of energy. And that energy matters.

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Here’s the idea. Everything around us, from the roads that we drive on to the picture frames proudly displaying our loved ones to the tallest of skyscrapers, contains a virtual amount of energy. And that energy matters.

Ecocentricity Blog: Taking it Personally

By: John A. Lanier
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In many cases, the changes were simple. When restaurant staff was actively engaged in looking for reducible food waste, they tended to find it.

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In many cases, the changes were simple. When restaurant staff was actively engaged in looking for reducible food waste, they tended to find it.

Ecocentricity Blog: Tower of Power

By: John A. Lanier
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As the automated crane arms lower the blocks to the ground, they release their gravitational potential energy in the form of kinetic energy, which is captured by the system and converted into electricity on the grid. In other words, it’s a massive battery.

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As the automated crane arms lower the blocks to the ground, they release their gravitational potential energy in the form of kinetic energy, which is captured by the system and converted into electricity on the grid. In other words, it’s a massive battery.

Ecocentricity Blog: Loop, Loop, Skip to My Loop

By: John A. Lanier
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Kudos to TerraCycle and the brands that are working to create the Loop model; a compelling example of business-led innovation that reduces environmental impact. #circulareconomy #recycling

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Kudos to TerraCycle and the brands that are working to create the Loop model; a compelling example of business-led innovation that reduces environmental impact. #circulareconomy #recycling

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