Tag: Climate Action

Renewable energy boost for Azraq refugee camp

October 17, 2018

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has connected a new extension to the solar plant at Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp, with funding from the IKEA Foundation. The project has been funded by IKEA’s Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, which raised €30.8 million for UNHCR to provide light and renewable energy for refugee families living in camps […] Read more

Joining a global partnership to accelerate energy transition in South East Asia

September 27, 2018

Today, we are proud to announce our support for a new global partnership at the One Planet Summit in New York to help countries in South East Asia speed up their transition to renewable energy. We’re partnering with Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the […] Read more

Hitch a ride to a clean-energy future with the New American Road Trip

September 20, 2018

The IKEA Foundation is supporting an electric-vehicle tour from San Francisco to New York, to show that Americans are ‘still in’ when it comes to stopping climate change. The New American Road Trip, an electric-vehicle tour across America, will highlight the stories of the people, cities and emerging technologies that are fulfilling the US pledge […] Read more

Climate Action Challenge winners

May 23, 2018

Tomorrow is an exciting day for the winners of last year’s Climate Action Challenge! After months of designing inspirational and practical ways to fight climate change and help people cope with its effects, the winning teams will finally get a chance to present their prototypes and business plans to potential investors at this year’s What […] Read more

IKEA Foundation announces partnership with SELCO Foundation to bring renewable energy to underserved communities

May 9, 2018

SELCO Foundation and the IKEA Foundation are announcing a new partnership that aims to provide reliable and affordable energy in India, where many impoverished families have little or no electricity for their homes, schools, livelihoods and health centres.  With the IKEA Foundation, SELCO Foundation will help over 160,000 adults and 400,000 children, providing them with […] Read more

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