IKEA Invests $670M in Renewable Energy; SmartBrief on Sustainability to Distribute 3BL Media Client and Original Content - CSR Minute for February 24, 2012

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IKEA Invests $670M in Renewable Energy; SmartBrief on Sustainability to Distribute 3BL Media Client and Original Content - CSR Minute for February 24, 2012

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Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:20am

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IKEA has released its 2011 Sustainability Report, which outlines key performance indicators to show results against targets. Among the highlights: The company allocated 470 million Euros, about $670 million, to invest in renewable energy sources, focusing on wind and solar power. More than half the energy that powers IKEA buildings now comes from renewable sources. Energy efficiency across all IKEA stores improved by four percent, saving six million Euros. And the share of more sustainable cotton in the IKEA range increased to 24 percent of total cotton use at in the company’s products. 

3BL Media and Smartbrief on Sustainability have teamed up to deliver CSR and sustainability news. SmartBrief on Sustainability is a daily e-mail newsletter about environmentally friendly business practices, trends, and its parent organization, SmartBrief, covers news in 25 industries filtered from more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, non-profits, and companies. SmartBrief on Sustainability will now feature a special section with 3BL client-produced and original content as part of its distribution, expanding 3BL Media’s distribution outreach to SmartBrief’s targeted daily audience of 17,000 CSR and sustainability executives, advocates, and thought leaders, and its overall audience of four million viewers.
 

 

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