John A. Lanier

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

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).

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