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I am so happy to hear companies talking about more than product and growth. This industry has the potential to be real leaders in re-defining how we think about business and economics - and what it means to look at the bigger picture, including the role of business in broader social movement and community. One important issue mentioned was diversity (Oprah went camping!). Another is children - 90% of kids' time is spent inside, more than 7 and a half of it behind screen technology. One generation from now, most people will likely have spent more time in the virtual world than the real world, which has huge implications for children, our society, our planet - and the outdoor industry. I hope these businesses will join together and get involved in this issue. I wish I'd caught more of the show, but thanks for providing them an opportunity to talk about these issues with all of us. Meg Merrill, producer (www.playagainfilm.com)
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