IKEA argues for businesses to go all-in on sustainability

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Steve Howard, chief sustainability officer at IKEA, says setting 100 per cent targets will push climate action.

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INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Talks to IKEA’s Chief Sustainability Officer Steve Howard

January 31, 2016 by  
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IKEA exec declares the world has hit “peak home furnishings”

January 20, 2016 by  
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Steve Howard, IKEA’s head of sustainability, made a comment at a Guardian Sustainable Business debate recently that many found surprising, by implying that his own company’s business model is becoming increasingly outdated : “If we look on a global basis, in the west we have probably hit peak stuff. We talk about peak oil. I’d say we’ve hit peak red meat, peak sugar, peak stuff … peak home furnishings.” But the news isn’t bad, Howard believes that this presents an opportunity for us to shift from consumption to recycling and re-using. Read the rest of IKEA exec declares the world has hit “peak home furnishings”

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INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Talks to IKEA’s Chief Sustainability Officer Steve Howard

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August 6, 2013 by  
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13 Things We Learned from Some of the World’s Smartest People at Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013

May 8, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of 13 Things We Learned from Some of the World’s Smartest People at Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adam lashinsky , andy ruben , andy serwer , aron cramer , Bea Perez , Beyond Meat , brian dumaine , brightfarms , Clarence Otis , Coca Cola , coca cola Chief Sustainability Officer , Cynthia Warner , dan akerson , Darden Restaurants , dean kamen , ebay , Fortune , Fortune Brainstorm Green , fortune green , Fortune Magazine , General Mills , geoff colvin , GM , hannah jones , harrison ford conservation international , Harrison Ford harrison ford green , ikea , iPod inventor , jib ellison , Joe Taylor , John Donahoe , Ken Powell , leigh gallagher , linda greer , marc gunther , natalie allen , nest , Nike , NRG , panasonic north america , Patagonia , Peter Seligmann , pk clean , priyanka bakaya , Procter & Gamble , rick ridgeway , Robert McDonald , Rosalind Brewer , Sam’s Club , Sapphire Energy , Steve Howard , surepure , teresa law , Tony Fadell , will sarni , Will.i.am , Yerdle        

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Beautiful Collision Tableware Uses Red Cabbage Dye to Create Unexpected Pigments

May 8, 2013 by  
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Color Collision is a collection of non-toxic ceramic tableware  designed by Kirstie Van Noort and Rogier Arents . To achieve the unique colors seen above, the ceramic objects were first dyed with red cabbage and then soaked in various liquids with different PH levels. What came to be were beautiful, surprising, and one-of-a-kind pieces steeped in color. Read the rest of Beautiful Collision Tableware Uses Red Cabbage Dye to Create Unexpected Pigments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ana lisa alperovich , ceramic , Dutch Design Week 2012 , Dutch invertuals , Eindhoven , green products , Kirstie Van Noort , pH , red cabbage , Rogier Arents , sustainable food , tableware        

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Ikea’s Steve Howard on Bringing Sustainability to the Masses

February 23, 2012 by  
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One year into his term as chief sustainability officer at Ikea, Howard talks about his move from The Climate Group to the global retailer, Ikea's push for certified cotton and timber, and how to make sustainable products affordable.

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A Big Push to Move Meat Production from Terrible to Just Bad

February 23, 2012 by  
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Major meat producers including McDonald's, Cargill and Walmart are committing to making meat production more humane and environmentally friendly. Bon Appetit Management Company, a Bay Area food-service firm, can show them how to do it.

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More Voices Add to Calls for Shift to ‘Sustainable Capitalism’

February 23, 2012 by  
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A new essay from Generation Investment management expands upon a manifesto written by co-founders Al Gore and David Blood and calls for, among other changes, mandatory integrated reporting and an end to quarterly earnings guidance.

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