Ecocentricity Blog: Location, Location, Location

SOURCE: Ray C. Anderson Foundation

SUMMARY:

All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

DESCRIPTION:

Speed bump - good on a residential street; bad on a highway. Scalpel – good in a hospital; bad in a cookie jar. Golf ball – good on the green; bad ricocheting off a tree and thumping you squarely in your thigh (yep, I’ve done that).

It turns out that something’s location can make a big difference.

Which brings me to carbon. The element, in and of itself, is neither good nor bad. Actually, if you had to assign a value to it, I would argue for “good” given that carbon is the building block for all life.

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Contact Info:

Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
+1 (770) 317-5858
valerie@raycandersonfoundation.org

KEYWORDS: Environment, Academia, #Ecocentricity, Project Drawdown, Paul Hawken, Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, Biomimicry Institute, InterFace

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