Almost two-thirds of the IKEA climate footprint is directly connected to the supply chain, including production at suppliers. Today, IKEA announces a program with the intention of securing 100% renewable electricity at direct suppliers – especially in markets where it’s difficult to access renewable electricity now.
For nearly 20 years WWF and Inter IKEA Group have partnered to drive positive environmental impact within different industries, and today a renewed term of partnership until 2025 is announced. The partnership reaffirms the commitment to protect, manage and restore key landscapes, and enable a nature and climate positive value chain to also uphold the rights and needs of people.
For several years, IKEA has been working with social entrepreneurs to create a better everyday life through long-term job opportunities and livelihood for vulnerable groups. For the coming collection, IKEA reached out to local designers in Jordan, Thailand and India, and together with social enterprises created LOKALT — a modern take on traditional handicraft inspired by local traditions.