Read our Sustainability Reports for an in-depth account of our approach to sustainability, the targets we’ve set and what we’ve achieved over the last few years.
Read our Sustainability Summary 2012 to hear from co-workers working with sustainability everyday and to get an overview of our progress.
With thousands of suppliers all around the world, we need to maintain clear requirements when it comes
to environmental, social and working conditions.
These can be found in the IWAY Standard, a core part of our supplier code of conduct.
We believe that we can achieve so much
more by working with others than we
could ever do on our own. Together with
partners like UNICEF
and WWF we can contribute to meaningful,
substantial and lasting improvements
for people and the planet.
It’s been ten years since we first started working with WWF on projects focusing on responsible forest management. Today, we also cooperate to improve
the way cotton is cultivated and to help tackle
We want to be a good neighbour, so stores and other IKEA units engage in local social and environmental issues, and lend a helping hand in times of need.
THE IKEA FOUNDATION
The IKEA Foundation
The IKEA Foundation wants to improve opportunities for
children and youth in developing countries. Programmes
have a holistic approach to address children’s fundamental
needs. The aim is to create substantial and lasting change, enabling them to eventually take charge of their
own future by turning the cycle of poverty into a cycle
of prosperity. Partners include the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the UN development programme (UNDP).