Ikea unveils ambitious sustainability plans

IkeaGood news everyone : here is another company raising up the ante on sustainability. To TreeHugger : ” IKEA has unveiled a new sustainability strategy, outlining the mega-retailers’ green plans through 2020. “

” In terms of energy usage, IKEA plans on investing $1.95 billion in renewable energy by 2015—a figure including investments dating back to 2009—and by 2020 will produce as much renewable energy as it consumes. “

” The plan also aims to improve energy efficient of of IKEA operations by at least 20% by 2020.In terms of wood usage, IKEA has pledged to grow as least as much wood as it uses by 2020.

By Edouard

Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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