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Business lessons from a radical industrialist

Author: Ray C Anderson; Robin A White
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2011.
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The founder and chairman of a major carpet manufacturer describes how he transformed his company in accordance with Earth-friendly initiatives and sustainable practices, and reveals how his company's examples can be adopted by other businesses.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray C Anderson; Robin A White
ISBN: 9780312544553 0312544553
OCLC Number: 722418932
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 308 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Mission zero --
The power of one good question --
One small digression and six lessons --
Mountain climbing --
Zero waste: the first face of mount sustainability --
Smokestacks and other relics --
Plugging into the sun --
Round and round they go --
Getting out of the breakdown lane --
The circle of influence, or love on the factory floor --
The final ascent --
On leadership, programs, and policies --
Science and skeptics --
Awakening the mind and spirit --
The next ascent --
Every reason for hope --
Epilogue: off the grid in Lost Valley, North Carolina --Appendix, A, B, C.
Responsibility: Ray C. Anderson, with Robin White.
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The founder and chairman of a major carpet manufacturer describes how he transformed his company in accordance with Earth-friendly initiatives and sustainable practices, and reveals how his company's examples can be adopted by other businesses.

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