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IKEA: sustainable cotton initiative in China

IKEA: sustainable cotton initiative in China
IKEA: sustainable cotton initiative in China
This case presents an industry leading company – IKEA’s sustainable cotton initiative in China. The case begins with the background information of IKEA, cotton production in China and cotton-textile supply chain. It then presents IKEA’s sustainable cotton practice globally. Follows by IKEA China’s motivation to implement sustainable cotton initiatives, its processes and the impacts on its cotton-textile supply chain. Finally it ends with the case summary.
1793-6772
491-518
Gong, Yu
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Jia, Fu
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Brown, Stephen
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Duan, Jiang
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Gong, Yu, Jia, Fu, Brown, Stephen and Duan, Jiang (2020) IKEA: sustainable cotton initiative in China. Asian Case Research Journal, 23 (2), 491-518. (doi:10.1142/S0218927519500202).

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This case presents an industry leading company – IKEA’s sustainable cotton initiative in China. The case begins with the background information of IKEA, cotton production in China and cotton-textile supply chain. It then presents IKEA’s sustainable cotton practice globally. Follows by IKEA China’s motivation to implement sustainable cotton initiatives, its processes and the impacts on its cotton-textile supply chain. Finally it ends with the case summary.

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Accepted/In Press date: 15 November 2019
e-pub ahead of print date: 13 April 2020

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Local EPrints ID: 440752
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/440752
ISSN: 1793-6772
PURE UUID: f4fe1874-c5ef-4948-94a0-65144f03a57d
ORCID for Yu Gong: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-5411-376X

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Date deposited: 15 May 2020 16:30
Last modified: 18 Jun 2022 01:47

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Author: Yu Gong ORCID iD
Author: Fu Jia
Author: Stephen Brown
Author: Jiang Duan

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