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November 2015

November, 2015: IKEA Foundation opens training hub for humanitarian aid workers. As the world marks two years since Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, the world’s first Centre for Humanitarian Leadership has opened in Melbourne on Wednesday to help train the next generation of aid workers. Read more

October 2015

IKEA commits to invest 30 mn euros, empower women in India In an exclusive chat with CNBC-TV18’s Priya Sheth, CEO of Ikea Foundation Per Heggenes says that the aim is to have half of its workforce as women in Ikea’s India stores and to invest a total of 30 million... Read more

September 2015

Exclusive Interview: IKEA Foundation CEO Says We Must Tackle Climate Change to Help Children in Need IKEA Foundation was announced the winner of the Childhood ThankYou Award by the World Childhood Foundation USA last week for its outstanding achievements in supporting vulnerable children and promoting their rights. “IKEA’s extraordinary commitment and investment in children’s rights... Read more

June 2015

Ikea to spend €1bn to tackle climate change   Furniture giant Ikea says it will spend €1bn (£735m) over the next five years to tackle climate change. This is far more than many countries are doing, and Ikea says if other firms follow suit, they can force down the price... Read more