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Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA, Hannah Jones, Vice President of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike and Rick Ridgeway, Vice President of Environmental Initiatives at Patagonia got together to talk about their steps to bring sustainability to the next level at their companies. Jones made a comment that seemed to resonate with the crowd - saying that the major players in the game needed to either achieve "system change or go home." In other words, it's no longer enough to simply make a few shoes out of recycled rubber. Entire industries need to disruptively change the way they source materials and also how they produce their goods.

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  1. Tafline Laylin May 9, 2013 at 8:27 am

    Wow, this is really fascinating. Thanks Yuka!

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