Ecocentricity Blog - February 3, 2015

Feb 3, 2015 11:30 AM ET

Ray Anderson loved his family.  He loved his company and his employees.  He grew to love this beautiful blue-green planet and the life upon it.  But his alma mater held a special place in his heart.  Yes, Ray loved Georgia Tech.

Last week, the Foundation announced jointly with Georgia Tech that the Center for Business Strategies for Sustainability at the Scheller College of Business was being renamed the “Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business.”  Through this Center, and with the Foundation’s support, Georgia Tech will strive to educate the Ray Andersons of tomorrow, the people who will shepherd in the Second Industrial Revolution we so desperately need to bring business into harmony with society and the environment.  We can think of no more fitting way to honor Ray and his passions.

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Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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