30 Sep '15, 12pm

Exclusive Interview: IKEA Foundation CEO Says We Must Tackle Climate Change to Help Children in Need

We realized that if we wanted children to be kept out of our suppliers’ factories, we also have to make sure that children can go school, so they don’t end up working again, elsewhere. It didn’t take us long to realise that if we wanted children to stay in school and out of factories, we also had to improve their health, so that easily preventable diseases would not keep them out of school. Today, IKEA Foundation supports projects that change attitudes towards child labor and that provide education and support so children and families can break the cycle of poverty. We also fund programmes to empower women.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2015/09/30/ikea-foundation-climate-ch...

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