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Sustainable Tourism: Change How You Travel

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As the year ramps up, we checked in on one of the most inspiring campaigns of 2017. The United Nations designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to bring awareness to travel and sustainability among the public and private sector decision-makers. Tourism, the largest export category in many developing countries, now accounts for 10% of world GDP as well as one in every eleven jobs. Changing how we travel impacts our planet—and big-name companies are leading the charge with impressive initiatives. In the sector of airline travel, JetBlue bought 330,000 million gallons of biofuel (made from…

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Saigon Ridealong

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I’ve built, operated, or partnered with Lovesac factories in Utah, Mexico, California, Texas, North Carolina, and China over the years. But this was my very first trip to Vietnam. We are exploring a new factory relationship in Vietnam to manufacture our Outdoor Sactionals. Labor is less expensive than China in Vietnam and there are many entrepreneurs excited to do the work—not to mention people who are happy to have good paying manufacturing jobs in good conditions. Vietnam as I see it today reminds me very much of China 10 years ago and Taiwan 20 years ago. I was living in…

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