• In a word, Ray Anderson’s story is legendary. As the founder of Interface, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet, he was an accomplished businessman and entrepreneur. He was your classic small-town kid who happened to make it big and create a global manufacturing company from scratch. He was the American dream. Despite his …

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  • What does it take to provide clean water for our communities?  Tens of thousands of people dedicating their careers to managing our water systems.  This is a job that requires understanding the dynamic nature of our environment and adjusting operating and treatment protocols based on a variety of conditions.  It takes a network of people […]

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  • Let me first establish, like a surveyor, the boundaries of this piece, with some verbal fences.  I’m going to be discussing environmental writing in the United States.  Certainly, there has been, is, and will be, fine environmental writing by writers from all over the world.  But we only have so much time and space.  Most—but […]

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  • The current global crisis could be seized as an opportunity to change course morally in the way we organize economic activity. We are moving from a system in which the economy has dominated people and nature to a new system in which economic decisions will be subordinated to the needs of people and Mother Nature: […]

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