Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Ikea’s Kamprad Is Europe’s Richest in Billionaire Index - Bloomberg
Ikea’s Kamprad Is Europe’s Richest in Billionaire Index - Bloomberg: n 2009, Kamprad went to court to change Stichting’s Ingka IKEA’s philanthropic goal to one that provides opportunities for youth in the developing world. According to Heggenes, between 2009 and 2011, the IKEA Foundation made donations worth about $235 million to support disaster relief and provide philanthropic aid in Kenya, Somalia, Haiti and China. Last year it announced the goal of reaching an annual donation level of $135 million. A separate foundation, the Kamprad Family Foundation, supports research and education, mainly in the Sm�land region of Sweden.