A social entrepreneur in a jeans dress is inspecting a ceramic vase next to shelves filled with vases in the same shape.

The business of the future? It’s fair and inclusive

Working with IWAY

Today, there are

Growing ambitiously

Vaishali Misra, Business Leader for IKEA Social Entrepreneurship Range & Supply.

There’s more work ahead

Around one hundred handcrafted straw baskets in natural shades of beige standing on the ground in front of a green wall.

The LOKALT collection

A grey room with steps. There are cushions, rugs and accessories placed on the steps.

The IKEA social entrepreneur business model

A smiling portrait of Saroj, Craft Manager at the Social business Rangsutra in India.
A smiling portrait of Neelam Chhiber, Managing Trustee at Industree Craft Foundation in India.
Akanksha Deo, designer at IKEA of Sweden.
Ann-Sofie Gunnarsson, Partner Development Leader for the IKEA Social Entrepreneurship business at IKEA of Sweden.
IKEA designer Akanksha Deo and two artisans in colourful, decorative dresses are sitting on the floor while talking.

It’s not a business as usual. But it’s business for sure

Dozens of ceramic vases, plates, plant pots and bowls stacked on top of each other outdoors with trees in the background.

The power of scale

Creating independence takes time

Beyond limited edition collections

Two cushions with tassels, one green side and one pink side, lying on a yellow blanket next to a tray with a cup of coffee.

Accelerating through support

A smiling portrait of Fernando Assad, social entrepreneur of Programa Vivenda.