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The future is sweet — and sustainable — for Allbirds

If you take a quick look around your office, it probably won’t be hard to spot a pair of shoes made by Allbirds, the San Francisco-based footwear company that makes its products using materials like wool and eucalyptus fiber. The two year-year old company aims to make comfortable, sustainably-made shoes – and they seem to be everywhere.

Listen in as EDF+Business vice president Tom Murray chats with Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown to learn more about his approach to design and innovation and to look behind the sustainability curtain at Allbirds.

"We believe sustainability should be a non-negotiable for everyone in business today. We all win when we stop talking about this topic, and that evolution is taking place today,” says Allbirds Tim Brown.

Read the Allbirds blog interview