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Ecocentricity Blog

A monthly blog by John Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and grandson

of the late Ray C. Anderson.  Musings from John as he manages the private family foundation

that keeps Ray's legacy alive.

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Ecocentricity Blog: Can't Trust This
US businesses have the lowest trust scores of all OECD countries being tracked, other than those headquartered in Mexico.
Aug 14, 2018 10:15 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Certifiably Certified
Ah, the power of certifications. None of us has the time to research every last aspect of all of the products in our lives, so certifications let us be reasonably conscious consumers despite our time crunch.
Aug 7, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Talk Nerdy to Me
History is littered with examples of corporations that have harmed the environment in the name of earning a profit. Wouldn’t it be nice if a corporation could simultaneously seek a profit while balancing that goal with environmental and social concerns?
Jul 31, 2018 10:45 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: A Fish Tale
Projections have our oceans containing more plastic than fish, by weight, by the year 2050. A ridiculous amount of the plastic pollution I wrote about last week ends up in our oceans, where it gets caught up in massive swirling ocean currents called gyres.
Jul 24, 2018 4:15 PM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Life in Plastic
So what is the balance point between the good that plastic does and the bad? Honestly, I don’t know. But the more educated we can be about plastics, the better.
Jul 17, 2018 10:30 AM ET