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ikea

ikea

[CSR Web Site]

furniture, retail

From ikea's site: "IKEA has always tried to do more with less. This goes hand in hand with our environmental work - to use resources in an economical and careful way."

tags: furniture, retail

ikea's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
World's Most Ethical Companies 2009 ethisphere group member
2008 Green Brands Index outlaw consulting group member
2008 World's Most Ethical Companies ethisphere group member
project label sector: furniture project label rank #5 of 6*
project label sector: retail project label rank #13 of 30*
project label overall project label rank #59-tie of 162†

*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

ikea's Article Breakdown (27 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Ikea ?

Ikea Cuts Down Old-growth Forests

From protecttheforest.se (unverified), June 15, 2012

Resource Management

Ikea uses wood from very old forests in Karelia in Eastern-Europe.

in this article: ikea

Caltech, IKEA, Coke Power Up Clean Power Systems

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 24, 2010

Resource Management

In Arizona, IKEA powered up its 75,000-square-foot solar array, consisting of two 300-kW systems, each built with approximately 1,300 panels (for a total 2,600), at its store in Tempe. In New York, Coca-Cola Refreshments’ operations at its Elms...

in this article: coca-cola, ikea

IKEA, Clif Bar Carpet Property With Solar Panels

From greenbiz.com (verified), October 14, 2010

Resource Management

IKEA plans to install solar power systems totaling 4.5 megawatts of generating capacity at seven stores and a distribution center in California, bringing arrays to 90 percent of the chain's portfolio in the Golden State. The others include a sm...

in this article: clif bar, ikea

IKEA Celebrates The Planting Of 1.5 Million Trees Together With American Forests Across America

From csrwire.com (verified), October 11, 2010

Resource Management

Since June 2006, IKEA US in partnership with American Forests, has had a national in-store 'Plant A Tree' program which asks customers to donate $1 to plant one tree. These contributions, together with money donated by IKEA, have resulted i...

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IKEA Claims Largest Retail Rooftop Solar Installation In Canada

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 10, 2010

Resource Management

IKEA Canada claims its new solar initiative will make it the first retailer to exclusively own, install and operate what will be the largest rooftop solar panel network in Ontario under the feed-in tariff (FIT) program. The retailer will invest $4.6 ...

in this article: ikea

IKEA Featured In New 'On Paper' Sustainability Series Podcast

From csrwire.com (verified), September 14, 2010

Mission & Values

As global forestry manager for IKEA, Hildeman discusses the importance of responsible forestry management and the role IKEA plays through numerous associations to preserve forestlands worldwide.

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IKEA Starts To Assemble European Wind Energy Portfolio

From businessgreen.com (verified), September 9, 2010

Resource Management

It was revealed this week that the retail giant has acquired six German wind farms from Spanish wind turbine firm Gamesa, giving it access to 45MW of capacity, enough to power around 17 IKEA stores.

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IKEA Denver Store Will Be First With Geothermal System

From sustainablebusiness.com (verified), August 23, 2010

Resource Management

It will take less energy and money to make the IKEA store opening next year in suburban Denver feel pleasant when the sun bakes or when the snow drifts, thanks to 130 holes dug into the Earth, where the temperature remains about 55 degrees all year r...

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IKEA Eliminates Incandescent Bulbs

From environmentalleader.com (verified), June 16, 2010

Resource Management

IKEA announced it will eliminate all incandescent light bulbs in its U.S. stores starting August 1, 2010, according to a company press release. The initiative is slated to be completed by January 1, 2011, which would make IKEA the first US retailer t...

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Ikea Shaves 2009 Emissions 5 Percent, Targets Suppler Efficiency

From greenbiz.com (verified), May 19, 2010

Mission & Values, Waste Management

Greenhouse gas emissions declined 5 percent between 2008 and 2009 for furniture giant Ikea, but the company's overall carbon footprint is nearly 13 percent larger today than it was in 2006. Absolute emissions for its buildings, goods transport a...

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