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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - February 2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

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The Ray Anderson Foundation quarterly newsletter is out. Check it out for the latest updates on the #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, The Ray, the Ray C. Anderson Center for #Sustainable Business, Interface and more. #Ecocentricity #RideTheRay #RayDay2019

Ecocentricity Blog: Dropping an L-Bomb

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson succeeded in transforming the culture of Interface, and that culture shift is still felt today. Advancing sustainability is not a corporate strategy for Interface, but rather an identity.

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Ray Anderson succeeded in transforming the culture of Interface, and that culture shift is still felt today. Advancing sustainability is not a corporate strategy for Interface, but rather an identity.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Devil Made Me Do It

Guest Blog by Jim Hartzfeld
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Studies are accumulating that show that financial performance does not have to be sacrificed to create social good. A new crop of CEOs are passionately leading their companies in this new direction that seemed utter folly 25 years ago. 

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Studies are accumulating that show that financial performance does not have to be sacrificed to create social good. A new crop of CEOs are passionately leading their companies in this new direction that seemed utter folly 25 years ago. 

Dell, Lonely Whale Launch Collaborative to Eliminate Marine Plastic Pollution

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An estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic waste are in the ocean today and every year around eight million metric tons more are being added. Earlier this year, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation warned that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans if a more effective system for global plastics is not put into place.

VIDEO | Introducing NextWave, A Cross-industry Collaboration Aimed at Developing the First Commercial-scale Ocean-bound Plastics Supply Chain

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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale will form of a collaborative and open-source initiative called NextWave, convening General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale, Bureo and Herman Miller. NextWave convenes leading technology and consumer-focused companies to develop the first-ever commercial-scale ocean-bound plastics supply chain.

Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

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  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

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  • Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics
  • With support of UN Environment, The Lonely Whale will convene the group to create the first global, scalable and operational supply chain that reduces the amount of plastic entering ocean

Each company agrees to test integration of ocean-bound plastic into products or packaging and reduce source plastic across their operations and supply chain 

Serenbe Hosts 2018 Biophilic Leadership Summit, Sponsored By Interface

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December 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Those interested in learning how to implement sustainable, biophilic practices in their communities can do so at the 2018 Biophilic Leadership Summit, held at Serenbe.

Ecocentricity Blog: 23 Years

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I can confidently say that I wouldn’t be sitting in my local coffee shop writing this blog post if Ray hadn’t given that speech. My professional vocation might not have had anything to do with environmentalism if he hadn’t planted the “sustainability” flag that day in the heart of Interface’s business operations.

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I can confidently say that I wouldn’t be sitting in my local coffee shop writing this blog post if Ray hadn’t given that speech. My professional vocation might not have had anything to do with environmentalism if he hadn’t planted the “sustainability” flag that day in the heart of Interface’s business operations.

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