Our partnerships

The IKEA Group co-operates with companies, trade unions, NGOs and organisations to develop and reinforce the impact of our work within the social and environmental fields.
From a social perspective IKEA Foundation has partnerships with UNICEF, Save the Children and UNDP. From an environmental perspective the IKEA Group has a partnership with WWF (the global conservation organisation).
Through these partnerships we focus on improving children´s rights and promote responsible forestry, better cotton cultivation and reduction of CO2 emissions.

Woodland Trust – Pledge £1 to plant a tree

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. Their vision is to see a country rich in native woods and trees enjoyed and valued by everyone. Their aim is to plant more trees to protect the native woods and their wildlife for the future, for everyone to enjoy and value.

IKEA UK has been supporting the Woodland Trust since 2007, as our main charity. At the start by contributing to more rural woodland being planted. 2011 the campaign ‘A Foot of Forest in your local community’ started, with a focus on trees in local urban communities. Customers can also pledge £1 to plant a tree at our checkouts in store.

IKEA FAMILY Partnerships

With inspirational ideas, discounts, offers and even a free cup of tea or coffee. IKEA FAMILY is the perfect way to get more from IKEA. Here are some of our exclusive partnerships which you can take advantage of as an IKEA FAMILY member.

Save the Children

As the world's largest independent organisation for children, Save the Children works to secure and protect children's rights to food, shelter, healthcare, education and freedom from violence, abuse and exploitation. Save the Children and the IKEA Foundation co-operate internationally and locally, and have a long relationship working to prevent child labour.


The United Nations Children's Fund is the world's leading organisation for children. It focuses on issues affecting children in countries all over the world including child protection, child survival and development, quality basic education, gender equality and HIV/AIDS. The IKEA Foundation has supported UNICEF programmes for more than a decade and has a corporate partnership with the organisation, working at an international and local level.


UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. Our focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, environment and energy and HIV/AIDS. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women.


WWF, the global conservation organisation, is one of the world's largest and most experienced conservation organisations with a global network in more than 100 countries. WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world's biological diversity, ensuring the sustainable use of renewable natural resources and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption. The IKEA Group and WWF co-operate to promote responsible forestry, environmentally friendly cotton cultivation and reduction of CO² emissions.

Stakeholder dialogue

The IKEA Group co-operates with companies, trade unions and organisations that represent stakeholders around the world. These include Building and Wood Workers' International and Clean Cargo Working Group.

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