To the business world, Ray Anderson is founder, chairman and CEO of Interface Inc., the largest producer of commercial floor coverings in the world.
To those interested in sustainable business practices and the environment, Anderson is a world leader.
To Dave Waldron, co-ordinator of Whistlers sustainability initiative, hes "an amazing, dynamic speaker. You feel privileged to be in the room to hear him."
Anderson is the second in a series of monthly speakers who will discuss sustainability and The Natural Step, the framework for understanding environmental sustainability developed by Swedish oncologist Dr. Karl-Henrick Robert. Whistler intends to be the first community in North America to adopt The Natural Step.
Anderson is speaking at the Whistler Conference Centre on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4:30 p.m. The series will conclude in March with Dr. Robert speaking to the Whistler community.