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May 2011


by Ray Anderson
The Radical Industrialist Watch
April 2011


by Bryan Walsh
Meet Ray Anderson, the Green Industrialist Read more

Atlanta Business Chronicle

by Ray C. Anderson
Hopes for a Sustainable Future (only introduction available, subscription required) Read more

Investor's Business Daily

by Sonja Carberry
Conservation Can Pay Off Read more


by Ray C. Anderson
Should Business Have a Conscience? Read more


by Josh Cable
Never Stop Climbing: Interface® founder Ray Anderson is determined to reach the summit of 'Mount Sustainability.' Read more


by Ken Edelstein
Ray Anderson on green building, Republicans, and of course sustainability Read more


by Michael Kanellos
Ray Anderson and the Power of One - One person at a time: that is all it will take to curb rampant resource consumption. Read more
OCT 2010


by Maria Saporta
Anderson: Irresponsible Business a “Cancer”, Atlanta Business Chronicle Read more
June 2010


Ray Anderson: The Green CEO, HuffPost Green (video) Listen now
April 2010


by John Elkington
Playing Kings: The CEO and President, Fast Company Read more
March 2010


by Gary Mintchell
Sustainability Leads To Next-generation Manufacturing Read more
January 2010


Bright Green, CNBC Business Read more
January 2010


Book Review, The Green Skeptic Read more
January 2010


Ray Anderson’s Toughest Question, MNN (video) Listen now
OCT 2009


by Dr. Moira Gunn
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Ray Anderson, the founder and chairman of the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet. Hear about his personal epiphany about the environment impact of carpet. Listen now
OCT 2009

Greening Our Business

by Lucy Heckman
The libraryjournal.com gives Ray Anderson's book a distinguished "starred" review, recommending it as, "essential reading for anyone, whether lay, student, or practitioner, interested in business success today and in the environment." Read more
SEP 2009

The Montreal Gazette: His vision has possibility

by Monique Beaudin
For the past 15 years, Ray Anderson has been a man on a mission – to show business executives they can make money while drastically reducing their impact on the environment. Read more
SEP 2009

Interior Design: The Leadership of Ray Anderson

by Penny Bonda
Fans of Ray Anderson will find much that is familiar in his new book, Confessions of a Radical Industrialist. And whether you’re familiar with his journey up Mt. Sustainability or new to his writings, you will inevitably be inspired by his story. Read more
SEP 2009

Jetson Green: Confessions of a Radical Industrialist

by Preston Koerner
Ray Anderson is probably one of the most prominent business leaders in the country and his story is incredible. Growing up, he learned to grit it out on the football field and in the classroom. Several years later, he applied those lessons to start Interface, the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpets. Now, in his new book, Confessions of a Radical Industrialist... Read more
SEP 2009

Talk Contract: What's Love Got to do With It?

by Jennifer Busch
In his new book, Confessions of a Radical Industrialist, Interface CEO Ray Anderson presents his argument and process for transforming Interface Inc. from a typical petroleum-intensive corporation of the 21st century into an organization on course to achieve a zero carbon footprint by the year 2020. Read more

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Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist

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Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist

Business Lessons from a Radical Industrialist.
St. Martin's Griffin, March 2011
ISBN: 978-0-312-54455-3, ISBN10: 0-312-54455-3,
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 336 pages, Includes charts throughout

“Inspirational . . . Essential reading for anyone, whether lay, student, or practitioner, interested in business success today and in the environment.”-Library Journal (starred review)

Confessions of a Radical Industrialist, St. Martin's Press (U.S.), McClelland & Stewart (Canada), September 15, 2009

"We are in desperate need of hope in this world, but if hope is to be credible and trustworthy, it has to walk a straight line to reality. No one does this better than Ray Anderson." –Paul Hawken, author of Ecology of Commerce, Natural Capitalism, and Blessed Unrest

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Mid-Course Correction: Toward a Sustainable Enterprise: The Interface Model, Peregrinzilla Press, February 1999