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Steve Howard leads the sustainability efforts at Ikea and all their big blue buildings have solar panels and wind turbines; plus their shelves are stocked with LED lighting and recycled cotton. Why? Because as Howard puts it: “Sustainability has gone from a nice-to-do to a must-do.” As the chief sustainability officer at the furniture megastore, Howard talks about his quest to sell eco-friendly materials and practices — both internally and to worldwide customers — and lays out a challenge for other global giants.