Many of us run the tap without a second thought, but clean water is already a precious commodity in many parts of the world. Viktoria Granström, Water Initiative project leader at IKEA, has set some rules for her own water consumption. Learn more about the Swedish extreme hiker who is drawn to water in its solid form—frozen into ice.
Behind cheese is a cow. Behind the internet’s favorite food, bacon, a pig. It may seem simple, but this drives Priya every day in her work. Learn how her passion and expertise in animal welfare put her on a path that finally led to IKEA, and why these issues are important for a global furnishing company.
One week per year businesses, governments and organisations gather in New York in one of the key international events to drive action to limit climate change. IKEA is attending Climate Week NYC and we asked Andreas Ahrens how IKEA can tackle climate change in the business and in the many people’s daily lives.
When Hanna-Kaarina recently unpacked boxes in her new Helsinki apartment she found three imperfect ceramic vases – her very first. While working in architecture office in Japan she took the train to join weekend courses in pottery in the suburbs of Tokyo. One thing lead to another, and now she is a product designer at IKEA. Meet Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä.
Late nights or really early mornings Nanette opens the windows to let the Copenhagen air into the apartment – before the morning traffic begins. She doesn’t drive a car anymore, but there are things she wishes she did better. Meet Nanette Weisdal, who went from finance and architecture to work for cleaner air.