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Friday, October 26 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Oceans & Sustainable Design

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Being part of the solution takes thinking outside the box. Five years ago, if you had seen garbage on the beach, would you have suspected that those same waste materials could be recycled into soap dispensers and footwear? When companies take up the challenge to become more sustainable, real change is possible. We have assembled some of the most innovative disruptors in the space of sustainable design to share how ocean health is a company-wide priority in their corporate mission.

When intelligent sustainable design becomes mainstream, we have a real shot at improving the health of our oceans. Learn how consumers and companies, alike, can be part of the solution.

• Moderator: Kahi Pacarro, Executive Director, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii
• Adam Lowry - Co-founder & Chief Greenskeeper, Method Products
• Chanelle Sladics - Co-founder, SimplyStraws
• Mike Long - VP Operations, Parley for the Oceans

Class time devoted to lecture: More than 45 minutes

Presenters
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Adam Lowry

Adam Lowry is co-founder & co-CEO of Ripple Foods. Ripple is disrupting the $100+ billion global dairy market with plant-based milks that are high in protein, low in sugar, and delicious.Prior to Ripple, Adam was co-founder and Chief Greenskeeper of Method Products, PBC, the leading... Read More →
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Chanelle Sladics

X Games medalist Chanelle Sladics defied the odd's of becoming one of the best snowboarders in the world, originating from a beach city in Southern California. Her tight bonds and love for nature inspired her to start award-winning B Corporation with her family. Simply Straws handcrafts... Read More →
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Kahi Pacarro

Kahi Pacarro has continually evolved and many incarnations of his past have brought him to his current state of metamorphosis. From snowboard bum, to real estate developer, from world traveler, to now trying to save the world, lessons from the past continue to fuel the next chapter... Read More →
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Mike Long

Mike grew up in Newport Beach, CA, where he learned that the ocean was not only a place of beauty and life, but also the best natural playground. After studying environmental science and policy at the University of Colorado In Boulder, he focused his career on the oceans. Mike has... Read More →


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