The Ray is Featured in National Geographic Education Blog

Olivia Ries is co-founder of One More Generation and a friend of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

- See more at:’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death.

A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundationwhich is a private family foundation created to honor the legacy of Ray Anderson. You see, Mr. Anderson and his company Interface single-handedly changed the U.S. carpet industry from one of the dirtiest industries to one of the cleanest industries. You can learn all about his work by visiting their website and watching some of their videos.

But this article is about one of the foundation’s latest projects—and one that absolutely amazes me. The project is called “The Ray.” I had the opportunity of interviewing the executive director of the foundation, John Lanier, and this is what he had to say about the project.

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