At IKEA we stand for fair treatment, equal opportunities and our co-workers’ right to be themselves. As a means of supporting human rights and equality, IKEA Group has endorsed and contributed to the UN Standards of Conduct for Business on Tackling Discrimination against LGBT+ people that was launched globally September 2017.
Supporting a more sustainable agriculture and better animal welfare
We believe in a new vision for the food industry. One which positively impacts the lives of people, the planet and also the lives of animals. That’s why the IKEA Food Better Programmes support a shift towards better animal welfare and a more sustainable food system.
Meet SAGOSKATT, the result of an annual IKEA soft toy drawing competition involving creative kids from all over the world. The 10 most unique drawings were turned into cuddly soft toys. The entire turnover will go to charity to support every child’s right to play and develop.
Working for a positive impact on people and the planet is about supporting a healthier and more sustainable life at home, using energy and resources in a more sustainable way – and taking responsibility for people and communities.
Check out this year’s top stories from around the IKEA world. IKEA Highlights is about people, life at home, design and innovation. From the future of augmented reality, to giving plastic PET bottles a new lease on life, this is where we celebrate the very best of 2017.