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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.

Ecocentricity Blog: Queen Daenerys Targaryen the Wasteful

By: John A. Lanier
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In a nutshell, the circular economy is about keeping materials where they have the greatest value in the flow of commerce, thereby limiting extraction of virgin materials and disposal of items in waste streams.

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In a nutshell, the circular economy is about keeping materials where they have the greatest value in the flow of commerce, thereby limiting extraction of virgin materials and disposal of items in waste streams.

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.

Ray of Hope Prize at Circularity 19

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The 4th Annual Ray of Hope Prize will be awarded Tuesday, June 18th at Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN

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The 4th Annual Ray of Hope Prize will be awarded Tuesday, June 18th at Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN

The Next Mile Podcast: Allie Kelly of The Ray

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

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Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray shares information about how the The Ray is tangibly working toward reducing waste, increasing productivity, and transforming the everyday transportation experience for Americans.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2019

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The quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published. Check it out - Brightening Our Corner

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The quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published. Check it out - Brightening Our Corner

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.

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