A portrait of Lena Julle, Sustainability Manager Range at IKEA of Sweden.

Making healthy and sustainable living a reality for the many

Reaching 1 billion people is a huge ambition. Is it even possible to achieve?

A bathroom sink and black tap with an ÅBÄCKEN mist nozzle for mixer tap spraying a thin ray of water mist on two soapy hands.
The ÅBÄCKEN mist nozzle for mixer tap fits any IKEA tap and most standard taps on the market, and it has the potential to save up to 95% water in mist mode compared to standard wash-basin mixer taps.

What is stopping people from living more sustainably today?

How is the IKEA business addressing the challenge of unsustainable consumption?

An IKEA IVAR cabinet in pine placed on brown paper next to a paint bucket and a brush is partly covered with blue paint.
Repurposing furniture you already have is good for your wallet as well as for the environment – and adds a unique touch to your home, like this personalised IVAR cabinet.
An INGO table and IVAR chair renewed with grey-green paint and twine detailing along the back of the chair.
An IVAR chair was given a new lease on life with a coat of paint and some twine, adding a fresh and personal take on the Mediterranean style.

IKEA is becoming a circular business. What does it mean and how will customers notice this?