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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
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 2 days 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 8 months ago 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 8 months ago by CAP10K10
A must read for anyone involved in lean or sustainability groups at thier companies. It is amaizing how a carpet company has made such improvements. If they can we all can.Published 9 months ago by Edward I Francis
I've bought a bunch of these, and keep giving them away. I want everyone to read it! Its really fascinating to hear his story, and what he has accomplished - with the help of his... Read morePublished 10 months ago by nippymcsween
Easy read, great example of walking the talk. Just reread "confessions". I gift the book to business friends to illustrate how by reducing your carbon you can improve your margins... Read morePublished 11 months ago by jbm
I haven't actually read the book yet, but based on other reviews and what I've already read regarding Ray Anderson, I'm sure it will be a good read.Published on September 22, 2011 by K. Gupta
Within the slash and burn competitive business world, you rarely find an entrepreneur that changes his perspective on the environment. Read morePublished on July 1, 2011 by Dr. Wilson Trivino
Ray Anderson is one of my heroes. He responded to a challenge at the carpet company he founded and transformed the whole industry. Read morePublished on October 11, 2010 by AvidReader