IKEA Pledges to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy by 2020, Protect Forests

IKEA Pledges to Switch to 100% Renewable Energy by 2020, Protect Forests

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IKEA storeIkea is setting itself up as a role model for sustainable business by announcing it will invest €1.5 billion in solar and wind power to ensure it is totally self-sufficient by 2020.

Ikea’s solar and wind farms already generate 27 percent of the global company’s total energy today.

IKEA’s “People and Planet Positive” campaign also includes planting as many trees as it uses in its furniture production by 2020, and purchasing half its wood supply from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified forests.

(READ the story in Wired)


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