Articles about Leadership

Jay Lanier Receives 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award; Directs a Grant to the Carbon Leadership Forum

Jay Lanier, regional sales director for Interface, and grandson of Ray C. Anderson, has been presented with the 2023 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award. As part of his award, Interface and the Foundation will donate $2500 each to the nonprofit of his choice. He chose the Carbon Leadership Forum.

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Brightening Our Corner - February 2024

Our Quarterly Newsletter

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published its quarterly newsletter. February 2024.

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John Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 2023 Georgia 500

John A. Lanier has once again been named to Georgia Trend's Georgia 500

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Brightening our Corner Newsletter - February 2023

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation's quarterly newsletter features stories from our key funding initiatives: Drawdown Georgia, the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech, The Ray and the Biomimicry Institute. This edition also has highlights from our Return to RayDay.

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The Hidden Carbon in our Buildings

Jay Lanier, Key Account Director with Interface, Inc. and a member of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee, wrote this article for The University of Kentucky's Office of Sustainability, explaining the huge impact that embodied carbon has on a building's ecological footprint.

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The Champion of Textile Sustainability

Reprinted from AATCC Newsletter

Ray C. Anderson’s legacy as a champion of textile sustainability continues to have value today. Michael Quante interviews John A. Lanier, executive director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation about Ray's legacy today.

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Dallas Klassen Wins 2021 Ray C. Anderson Sustainability and Sales Award

Presented by Interface and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Dallas Klassen, Regional Sales Director - Western Canada has received the 2021 Interface Sustainability and Sales Award, presented by Interface and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

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John A. Lanier is Named to Georgia Trend's 40 Under 40 List

John A. Lanier has been named to Georgia Trend's annual 40 Under 40 List.

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John Lanier's TEDxAtlanta Talk: A Local Roadmap to Fight Climate Change

John Lanier presented a talk about Drawdown Georgia for TEDxAtlanta's "Begin at the Beginning" virtual event on April 16th

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Rick Cook Remembers Ray C. Anderson on Person Place Thing PPT Podcast with Randy Cohen

Rick Cook, Founding Partner of COOKFOX was recently interviewed by Randy Cohen on the Person Place Thing PPT Podcast. He chose to highlight Ray C. Anderson as his "Person," and his interview illustrates and celebrates the wonderful legacy that Ray left for us all.

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