Inter IKEA Group | Newsroom > About Us http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/all 73cc490c-f18e-4d68-9467-781f545a923a/IKEA to start purchasing from Jordan http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/news/ikea-to-start-purchasing-from-jordan/s/73cc490c-f18e-4d68-9467-781f545a923a IKEA to start purchasing from Jordan In November 2016, IKEA decided that we will start purchasing from Jordan through our Social Entrepreneurs initiative, creating livelihood for Syrian refugees and locals. The situation in Syria is... ]]> 2/10/2017 8:24:00 AM c3982c77-717a-4366-9b1b-db1f438b7c41/IKEA to South Africa for a design collaboration on urban modern rituals http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/news/ikea-to-south-africa-for-a-design-collaboration-on-urban-modern-rituals/s/c3982c77-717a-4366-9b1b-db1f438b7c41 IKEA to South Africa for a design collaboration on urban modern rituals IKEA has teamed up with a group of designers, architects, artists and creatives from South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, Egypt, Angola, Ivory Coast and Rwanda to collaborate around modern rituals and... ]]> 2/9/2017 7:54:00 AM 33d875e9-a40a-4bd7-bf76-a08805a5bf67/About wood sourcing in Romania http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/about-wood-sourcing-in-romania/s/33d875e9-a40a-4bd7-bf76-a08805a5bf67 About wood sourcing in Romania We are committed to use wood in a responsible way. Our Forestry Standard for suppliers sets clear requirements for the wood used. This for example means that the wood must not come from forests... ]]> 1/30/2017 8:09:00 AM cc438e72-cb02-41b9-bd3b-c721d2f865e5/Good Coffee comes from good sources http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/good-coffee-comes-from-good-sources/s/cc438e72-cb02-41b9-bd3b-c721d2f865e5 Good Coffee comes from good sources With the launch of PÅTÅR, the new IKEA coffee range, coffee at IKEA is now both UTZ certified and organic according to EU standards. Sourcing UTZ certified and organic coffee is part of the IKEA... ]]> 1/11/2017 9:24:00 AM ae5bdd9a-defd-4f78-9876-b66783e96ffe/Torbjörn Lööf, CEO of Inter IKEA Group and Inter IKEA Systems http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/torbj-rn-l--f--ceo-of-inter-ikea-group-and-inter-ikea-systems/s/ae5bdd9a-defd-4f78-9876-b66783e96ffe Torbjörn Lööf, CEO of Inter IKEA Group and Inter IKEA Systems Torbjörn Lööf started his IKEA journey as Purchaser within IKEA Engineering in 1989. Over the years Torbjörn has held a number of leading positions and roles in different areas of the IKEA... ]]> 12/6/2016 4:08:00 PM 07452a04-c11d-4753-8407-6e7bee2c4320/Jesper Brodin, Range and Supply manager http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/range-and-supply-manager/s/07452a04-c11d-4753-8407-6e7bee2c4320 Jesper Brodin, Range and Supply manager Jesper started as IKEA Purchase manager in Pakistan in 1995 and soon became the regional Purchase manager for Southeast Asia. In 2000, Jesper took on the assignment as assistant to the CEO at that... ]]> 12/5/2016 10:53:00 AM 1d484403-d3b8-49cb-a4ce-41ac35d9ca75/Our view on cotton from Turkmenistan http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/our-view-on-cotton-from-turkmenistan/s/1d484403-d3b8-49cb-a4ce-41ac35d9ca75 Our view on cotton from Turkmenistan IKEA does not accept forced, bounded and child labour and works hard to prevent them and to support human rights. We are aware of the challenges in the Turkmenistan cotton industry, and work... ]]> 12/5/2016 9:45:00 AM 460629ea-def7-4869-b133-f1dee030cb36/Piet Hein Eik for the JASSA collection http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/gallery/piet-hein-eik-for-the-jassa-collection/s/460629ea-def7-4869-b133-f1dee030cb36 Piet Hein Eik for the JASSA collection Piet Hein Eek is a craftsman who shares the IKEA way of thinking in more ways than one – simplicity in design, making the most of materials, and giving traditional craftsmanship a modern twist.... ]]> 6/8/2016 12:55:00 PM 4fd01494-16b0-4b61-b303-f1fdc7a28e37/STOCKHOLM collection http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/stockholm-collection/s/4fd01494-16b0-4b61-b303-f1fdc7a28e37 STOCKHOLM collection LATEST STOCKHOLM COLLECTION FOCUSES ON SCANDINAVIAN NATURE AND CRAFTSMANSHIP Adding a warm and casual feeling through design that embodies quality and comfort — that’s the theme of the upcoming... ]]> 6/8/2016 12:52:00 PM 7a1da9cf-1c97-499d-8f46-4637d5c02910/IKEA PS 17 collection http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/ikea-ps-17-collection/s/7a1da9cf-1c97-499d-8f46-4637d5c02910 IKEA PS 17 collection THE IKEA PS 2017 COLLECTION – 21 DESIGNERS, 1,000 IDEAS, 60 PRODUCTS THAT INSPIRE PEOPLE TO “LIVE IT” High design values at a great price — that is what the IKEA PS collections are always about.... ]]> 6/8/2016 12:35:00 PM 0c375044-09ee-425c-9556-6fb3f44a9aaa/Time to challenge the traditional solutions for comfort in the home http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/time-to-challenge-the-traditional-solutions-for-comfort-in-the-home/s/0c375044-09ee-425c-9556-6fb3f44a9aaa Time to challenge the traditional solutions for comfort in the home IKEA has teamed up with designer Tom Dixon to redefine what comfortable seating means for the modern home. Product development at IKEA is always based on the understanding of the changing needs of... ]]> 6/8/2016 9:06:00 AM bacadb03-6aac-4f47-9852-c1c19744d7f6/IKEA sets out on a journey to explore the future Scandinavian design identity http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/ikea-sets-out-on-a-journey-to-explore-the-future-scandinavian-design-identity/s/bacadb03-6aac-4f47-9852-c1c19744d7f6 IKEA sets out on a journey to explore the future Scandinavian design identity As one of the first steps on the journey to explore the future Scandinavian design identi, IKEA will together with the Danish design company HAY create a collection for socializing in the... ]]> 6/8/2016 9:00:00 AM 452d947e-9b15-4e3d-88e7-1a26a465d509/Transforming the textile dyeing industry http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/transforming-the-textile-dyeing-industry/s/452d947e-9b15-4e3d-88e7-1a26a465d509 Transforming the textile dyeing industry To reduce the impact our business has on the environment, IKEA constantly strives to minimise the amount of resources used. Together with our biggest textile supplier, we have recently introduced... ]]> 6/8/2016 6:01:00 AM 5cd0a67f-d83a-4392-80b7-61f2b3cda8ab/Automation of the BILLY bookcase factory http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/automation-of-the-billy-bookcase-factory/s/5cd0a67f-d83a-4392-80b7-61f2b3cda8ab Automation of the BILLY bookcase factory At IKEA we believe that automation is the key to providing good jobs and quality products at affordable prices. Our largest BILLY bookcase supplier, Swedish Gyllensvaans Möbler, has more than... ]]> 6/7/2016 2:07:00 PM b6e4e9e4-78f3-4a0e-af4e-36b520ebbb78/Reuniting migrant workers with their children http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/ikea-supplier-dongguan-mys-works-to-reunite-migrant-workers-with-their-children/s/b6e4e9e4-78f3-4a0e-af4e-36b520ebbb78 Reuniting migrant workers with their children In China, more than 200 million people set off from their hometown each year to work in another province – leaving their children to be raised by grandparents or on their own. IKEA cooperates with... ]]> 6/7/2016 1:16:00 PM 546c40cf-84ff-45c2-9d25-5920cf86835c/Cutting down assembly time by half http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/cutting-down-assembly-time-by-half/s/546c40cf-84ff-45c2-9d25-5920cf86835c Cutting down assembly time by half At IKEA, innovation arises from teamwork. It involves a lot of people from different competency areas working together on our suppliers’ factory floor. This was especially true during the process... ]]> 6/7/2016 1:05:00 PM 71210404-3d99-46d5-83cf-211010c4e0f2/Palm Oil http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/palm-oil/s/71210404-3d99-46d5-83cf-211010c4e0f2 Palm Oil IKEA uses relatively small quantities of palm oil, mainly in candles but also as a food ingredient. We are committed to ensuring that the palm oil we use is grown and processed in a responsible... ]]> 6/7/2016 12:48:00 PM 276f41b8-e4da-482f-a231-5f0b7724519c/Purchasing http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/purchasing/s/276f41b8-e4da-482f-a231-5f0b7724519c Purchasing At IKEA we are guided by our vision: creating a better everyday life for the many people. Purchasing within IKEA has always been an important contributor to realising our vision and business idea.... ]]> 6/7/2016 12:04:00 PM 1b628b2f-a584-4f9c-b761-8cb6bc067989/Product Improvement - GUNGGUNG http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/product-improvement---gunggung/s/1b628b2f-a584-4f9c-b761-8cb6bc067989 Product Improvement - GUNGGUNG At IKEA, the safety of our customers comes first. We believe in every child's right to play in a safe home environment. In 2014 we developed a circus-inspired swing, GUNGGUNG, to encourage more... ]]> 6/7/2016 11:12:00 AM 29866534-b055-4ffc-af0e-ba7e7360076d/The making of engineered wood http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/ikea-supplier-aviva-and-the-making-of-engineered-wood/s/29866534-b055-4ffc-af0e-ba7e7360076d The making of engineered wood To reduce the impact our business has on the environment, IKEA constantly strives to use natural resources as efficiently as possible. Together with our Romanian supplier Aviva, we’ve developed a... ]]> 6/7/2016 11:08:00 AM 41c7d9b7-5eaf-42b4-a391-22eb11b3a178/Cotton from more sustainable sources http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/cotton-from-more-sustainable-sources/s/41c7d9b7-5eaf-42b4-a391-22eb11b3a178 Cotton from more sustainable sources Cotton is used in many IKEA products -from sofas and cushions to bed sheets and curtains. From September 1, 2015, all cotton in our products comes from more sustainable sources*. Each year, IKEA... ]]> 6/7/2016 9:49:00 AM 0b6058db-dfa9-4f25-a2c4-d3d5f8573227/IWAY http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/about-us/iway/s/0b6058db-dfa9-4f25-a2c4-d3d5f8573227 IWAY At IKEA we are keenly aware that our business has an impact on people and the planet. In particular, people’s working conditions and the environment. So how can IKEA do good business while being a... ]]> 6/7/2016 9:48:00 AM fb6fa55c-1ab6-4d47-b265-d169696b2271/Child Safety at IKEA http://newsroom.inter.ikea.com/gallery/child-safety-at-ikea/s/fb6fa55c-1ab6-4d47-b265-d169696b2271 Child Safety at IKEA At IKEA, the safety of our customers comes first. This is especially relevant for the most important people on the planet – children! Therefore, product safety is a top priority for us. We believe... ]]> 6/3/2016 8:42:00 AM