ClimateBiz | Season 2 | Episode 2

DECEMBER 6, 2019

Bringing Sustainability Home – the IKEA Way

Learn about IKEA’s plans to decouple material use from growth


Recorded onsite at Climate Week 2019 in New York, Jesper Brodin, CEO and President of the INGKA Group, which includes the IKEA brand, joined Shari and Marcene to discuss IKEA’s plans to decouple material use from growth. This includes ambitious targets for renewable energy, product suppliers, and transport.

  • 4:10 What does a circular economy company look like?
  • 8:50 Managing the supply chain
  • 11:25 The role of customers
  • 16:25 IKEA’s action plan



Views expressed here are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of IFC.

Jesper Brodin

CEO and President, Ingka Group (IKEA Retail, Ingka Centres, Ingka Investments)

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