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IKEA Highlights 2017

Check out this year’s top stories from around the IKEA world. IKEA Highlights is about people, life at home, design and innovation. This is where we celebrate the very best of 2017.

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IKEA Group Yearly Summary 2017

365 days flew by, but we don´t want to forget. Captured in stories and financial results, get to know who we are through the IKEA Group Yearly Summary 2017.

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Read about how IKEA is promoting water efficiency.

Promoting water efficiency

The IKEA Group is committed to being water positive – using water as efficiently as possible in our operations, and promoting good water stewardship throughout and beyond our business. We are all responsible for making sure that freshwater is properly looked after because it is something that we all share and need.

Read more in Energy & Resources

Save water and energy with the new IKEA showers VOXNAN, BROGRUND and VALLAMOSSE.

Water and energy saving showers

In February 2018, three new showers - VOXNAN, BROGRUND and VALLAMOSSE - will be launched. They all save up to 30% water and energy. This is achieved by having a flow regulator, which reduces the water flow.

Read more in Sustainable Life at Home

A new series of 100% organic rapeseed oils will be launched in February 2018, IKEA SMAKRIK.

Organic farming: Rapeseed oils

SMAKRIK is a new addition to our organic IKEA food range. The new series of 100% organic rapeseed oils will be launched in February 2018. The Swedish farmers that contribute to SMAKRIK oils follow strict ecological guidelines. No synthetic pesticides or fertilisers are sprayed on the fields – much to the joy of bees and other insects that gladly help with pollination in return. Besides preserving biodiversity, organic farming helps to maintain soil health too.

Read more in Energy & Resources

We’re ranked number one in the world on more sustainable cotton.

We’re leading the way on more sustainable cotton!

Great news! For the second year, IKEA has received the highest score for sustainability performance in the latest Sustainable Cotton Report - of 75 multinational companies evaluated.

“This ranking shows that we are well on our way, even if we all have to do more to transform the cotton and textile industry”, says Lena Pripp-Kovac, Sustainability Manager at IKEA Range and Supply.

Learn more about cotton from more sustainable sources
Learn more about the Sustainable Cotton Report

 


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The IKEA Concept

At the heart of the IKEA concept is our vision - to create a better everyday life for the many people.
 
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Democratic Design

We feel good design combines form, function, quality, sustainability at a low price. We call it “Democratic Design” - we believe good home furnishing is for everyone.

Democratic Design

We believe in choosing materials responsibly, and we aim for renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible.

Choosing materials

We believe in choosing materials responsibly, and we aim for renewable, recycled or recyclable resources whenever possible.

Choosing materials

Dive into life at home, financial results and get to know who we are in IKEA Group Yearly Summary 2017

About the IKEA Group

We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. The IKEA Group has 355 stores in 29 countries (as of August 31, 2017).
 
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Working at the IKEA Group

We believe that each and everyone has something unique to offer. So discover what it’s like to work at IKEA, and see our available jobs.
 
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People & Planet

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.

A sustainable life at home
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On the factory floor

We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere. Together with our suppliers, we always look for new and smarter ways of doing things. 
 
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Newsroom

Find out more about what’s going on at IKEA.

Latest News
Dive into life at home and explore IKEA Highlights 2017.

IKEA Highlights

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.

IKEA Highlights