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8 hilarious IKEA memes, videos and homage websites

8 hilarious IKEA memes, videos and homage websites

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After 25 years working in sustainability, Steve Howard made a surprising move: he went to work for IKEA. In today’s talk, he explains why by giving a sense of just how far IKEA is going to make sure it has a positive environmental impact. “Sustainability’s gone from a ‘nice-to-do’ to a ‘must-do,’” says Howard in []

Ikea’s sustainable instinct: Steve Howard at TEDGlobal 2013

Ikea’s sustainable instinct: Steve Howard at TEDGlobal 2013

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Steve Howard has spent his life working toward sustainability. So on the TEDGlobal 2013 stage, he explains why he wanted to work for, of all places, Ikea. Howard, who now holds the delightful title of Chief Sustainability Officer at the Scandinavian furniture behemoth, says that the company is dedicated to sustainability because of three numbers: 3. []

Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013

Moments of Truth: The speakers in Session 1 at TEDGlobal 2013

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There’s a distinct sense of anticipation in the air here in Edinburgh, Scotland, as the lights are about to dim and we’re about to embark on the rollercoaster ride that is a TEDGlobal conference. The first session of the week, “Moments of Truth” tackles several difficult issues, including economic austerity, environmentalism, feminism and terrorism. Here []