Feb 14 2022 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA

In The Green: The Business of Climate Action | Episode 3: Interface

By TED Countdown

Interface, a global commercial flooring company specializing in carbon negative carpet tiles and resilient flooring, shares how the company looks to nature to inspire innovative solutions to make business more sustainable.

Interface: What nature can teach us about sustainable business

From glue alternatives inspired by gecko’s feet to factories that produce a net benefit to the environment, Interface's VP and chief sustainability officer Erin Meezan explains how we can look to nature to learn how to make business more sustainable. Detailing the innovative solutions this fresh approach has unlocked for her company, she invites us to imagine what we can redesign in our own lives, with nature in mind.

In The Green: The Business of Climate Action showcases steps Climate Pledge signatories are taking to transform business and industry on their path to net zero by 2040—or sooner!—while inspiring companies from all sectors and regions to set their own net zero ambition.

This is the third episode of a video series collaboration between The Climate Pledge and TED Countdown.

TED Countdown is a global initiative powered by TED and Future Stewards to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Countdown combines TED’s signature blend of actionable and research-backed ideas, cutting-edge science, and moments of wonder and inspiration to mobilize millions to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world.