How much wood from the Netherlands 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): 19,110 m3
Contribution to total IKEA virgin wood used for home furnishing products: 0.1%
Approximate proportion of the Netherlands’ total harvest used by IKEA suppliers: 1%
Approximate proportion of the Netherlands’ forests that are FSC-certified: 44%
Years in IKEA supply chain: 20+
Regions and types of forests
In FY22, virgin wood of Dutch origin used in IKEA products mainly came from actively managed temperate forests across the entire market.
In FY22, the top species sourced from the Netherlands for solid wood applications was pine.