Our Press Relaese

January 31, 2017
25 designs that offer a range of solutions for improving the lives of refugees living in urban environments have been shortlisted for the first What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge. Read more
January 31, 2017
Big business is most often seen by human rights defenders and civil society organisations as “bad news,” as those huge heartless, soulless corporations whose exclusive goal is to make the biggest profits possible. Too often and in too many cases this is a proven fact. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
Greenlight Planet won Ashden Award, world’s most prestigious green awards, for increasing energy access, supported by the IKEA Foundation. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
New York’s Museum of Modern Art has announced an exhibition of projects that aim to tackle the issue of shelter for migration and global refugee emergencies. Read more
January 31, 2017
The 46th annual Earth Day is a momentous one, because in addition to community-led environmental activities, almost 170 global leaders are expected to sign the Paris agreement, the world’s first universally binding climate deal. Read more here. Read more
January 31, 2017
Dutch organisation What Design Can Do has launched an international competition to help find solutions for refugees facing a wide variety of challenges. The What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge was announced today at the IKEA Democratic Design Days in Zürich, Switzerland, with Dezeen joining as media partner. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the IKEA... Read more
January 31, 2017
The Swedish furniture giant IKEA has a 57-square-foot solution to a giant, global problem: smarter shelters for refugees. Read more
December 1, 2016
Médecins Sans Frontières and the IKEA Foundation call on other funders to step up and save lives. Read more
November 18, 2016
IKEA and IKEA Foundation are teaming up with six leading children’s rights organisations and putting play at the heart of a new good cause campaign. Read more
October 17, 2016
The IKEA Foundation has signed agreements with two of the world’s foremost humanitarian aid organisations. Read more
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