How much wood from Japan did IKEA use?
We require that suppliers use Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified or recycled wood in our home furnishing products. All information presented here is valid for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) with a reporting period from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022 and, unless otherwise specified, applies to virgin wood used in IKEA home furnishing products (excluding paper).
Amount of virgin wood used roundwood equivalent (RWE): 15 m3
Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: <0.1%
Approximate proportion of Japan’s total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: <0.01%
Approximate proportion of Japan’s forests that are FSC-certified: 2%
Years in IKEA supply chain: Less than one year.
Regions and types of forests
In FY22, virgin wood of Japanese origin used in IKEA products mainly came from actively managed FSC-certified plantation forests across the entire market.
In FY22, the top species sourced from Japan for solid wood applications were cedar and cypress.