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If we had a lot more businessmen like Ray Anderson, the planet would be neither bankrupt or overheated. He is a hero, and this book makes clear why!” --Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy
“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
“Anyone who thinks that business leadership on environmental sustainability is an oxymoron must read Confessions of a Radical Industrialist. In a humble, inspiring and informative manner, Ray Anderson describes his own journey to not just tweak the edges of his business towards green goals but to fundamentally re-think and re-design every aspect of its operations to respect environmental limits.
My only hesitation is that we cannot clone Ray Anderson…or perhaps we can? Let’s hope that Confessions of a Radical Industrialist becomes required reading in all business, industrial design, and economics classes so that our next generation of business leaders continue in the direction that Anderson has begun.” --Annie Leonard, author of The Story of Stuff
Ray Anderson writes a compelling story of turning a wasteful, oil-thirsty business, Interface, into a nearly carbon-neutral business in a few decades. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Brad
Persuasively written by a man with the vision required, but not realized in our nation.Published 7 months ago by Robert Williams
A very inspiring book with a down to earth guide for leaders on how to approach a sustainability program and strategy.Published 7 months ago by Rey
The concept of a "radical industrialist" is presented in an understandable manner by one of its purest proponents. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Michael S.
I found this book to be inspiring and offering hope for our future. I am sorry that Mr. Anderson did not live longer to spread the message that industry can find new ways operating... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Martin Gonzalez, PhD
Not the newest sustainability book, but should be required reading for anyone who wants to get sustainability done in a corporation.Published 14 months ago by Carol Baroudi
This is a really good book if you are interested in sustainability. Ray Anderson tells the story of how his company (Interface Flooring) began making efforts to "go... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Mike
Very boring book I had never seen...regret to buy this book and really want to refund. Can I refund or send to landfill?Published on April 11, 2013 by Yuen Ying Ki
It's an emotional, riveting way to introduce systems thinking into your corporate viewpoint. Love it! I would definitely recommended this book.Published on March 28, 2013 by CAP10K10