Ray C. Anderson Foundation
John Anderson Lanier is Ray Anderson’s grandson and executive director the Foundation created by the Interface founder upon his death in 2011. He’s furthering the work of his pioneering grandfather by writing the rest of his story – literally and figuratively.Mid-Course Correction Revisited (Chelsea Green, May 2019) is a reissue of Ray’s 1998 book with an update on the company’s journey to sustainability, and new chapters by John that capture the lessons learned from the Interface journey and the implications for the next generation in business and industry. John currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for Southface, the southeast's nonprofit leader in the promotion of sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. Lanier was a member of the 2014 class of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL). He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law, and he holds Bachelor of Arts Degrees in History and Economics from the University of Virginia. He is an Atlanta native married to Chantel, and the two of them have two children, Joseph Ray (J.R.) and Cecilia.
John is Participating in these Events
- The Role of Business in Driving Economic Transformation and Re-Focusing on Genuine Prosperity - Keynote on Monday 18 November 2019 at 10:30:00