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  • Overall approach
    6/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      3/4
      Zero deforestation/Deforestation-free commitment or, for timber, pulp & paper companies only, commitment to well implemented harvest and no deforestation of HCV & HCS areas
      3/4
      Do they have a commitment for other non-Forest 500 commodities, if so which?:

      Commodities (if applicable): 0
      "Halt deforestation and reforest degraded landscapes.Identify and secure that all raw materials sourced through our supply chain are not contributing to deforestation or the conversion of natural ecosystems, at latest by 2030. All wood used in IKEA products is sourced from responsibly managed forests which do not contribute to deforestation." "Ensuring that the sourcing of other critical deforestation risk raw materials (mainly certain agricultural products), which accounts for around 3% of the IKEA raw material footprint, are not contributing to deforestation or conversion of natural ecosystems."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: Soy Moratorium; Cerrado Manifesto Statement of Support; UN Global Compact; WWF Global Forest & Trade Network
      IKEA is a member of the UN Global Compact, the Soy Moratorium & The Cerrado Manifesto [...] "IKEA is a participant of the WWF Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN)"
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      “At IKEA, we want to make responsible forest management the norm, to stop deforestation, enhance biodiversity and support people who depend on forests for their livelihood. Responsibly managed forests also play a vital role in climate change mitigation. By enforcing strict requirements, and partnering with different organisations across the world, we have contributed to moving the forestry sector forward. Still the pressure on the world’s forests and the surrounding eco-systems is increasing. Now it is time to take an even more holistic approach to protect and support these important resources for generations to come,” says Inter IKEA Group CEO Jon Abrahamsson Ring."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Which commodities does it apply to?: Palm oil; Soy; Beef; Leather; Timber; Pulp & Paper
      "Ingka Group participates in the IKEA Strategic Sustainability Council. This is an Inter IKEA Group governance body that focuses on the IKEA Brand’s role in society, the IKEA People and Planet Positive Strategy and ambitions across the franchise system. The group also oversees compliance with requirements for sustainability goals through IWAY. Ingka Group collaborates with Inter IKEA Group on topics in the IKEA People and Planet Positive Strategy that require a value chain approach to improve our impact, such as inspiring customers on healthy and sustainable living."  
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
      Yes
      0/0
      What is the target date for the company to achieve their climate target?: 2050

      Type of climate target: Other or unclear
      "We are committed to doing our part to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by becoming net-zero latest 2050, and halving greenhouse gas emissions in absolute terms from the total IKEA value chain by 2030." 
  • Commodity score
    39/88
    • Leather
      29/88
      • Commitment Strength
        13/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          7/11
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            "By August 2017, all of the leather we use will have full chain of custody and be produced according to standards that help protect forests and respect human rights and animal welfare." "To ensure high quality and low prices, we use leather from countries around the world, and around half of the leather we use comes from Brazil. We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Location; Indirect suppliers
            Zero-deforestation commitment only applies to direct suppliers, and only to the Amazon region - "The hides that the leather industry work with come from animals used by the food industry. We use cattle hide for most of our leather furniture, but we also use goatskin. To ensure high quality and low prices, we use leather from countries around the world, and around half of the leather we use comes from Brazil. We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "By August 2017, all of the leather we use will have full chain of custody and be produced according to standards that help protect forests and respect human rights and animal welfare." "Leather is used in IKEA products likesofas and rugs. We work closely with stakeholders to minimise the environmental and social problems that canoccur in leather supply chains. These include deforestation, violation of indigenous land rights, forced labour and chemical pollution." "The hides that the leather industry work with come from animals used by the food industry. We use cattle hide for most of our leather furniture, but we also use goatskin. To ensure high quality and low prices, we use leather from countries around the world, and around half of the leather we use comes from Brazil. We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Target date is current
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          9/9
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            "We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."; "We have secured traceability to all slaughterhouses for the past several years now. We are continuing to make progress on leather, with traceability to direct farms, and now have this in place for several regions including Europe, Brazil, Argentina and will continue this year with Russia."; "...now we will have one approach for all types of leather with the aim to achieve full traceability to direct farm by FY22"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."; "We have secured traceability to all slaughterhouses for the past several years now. We are continuing to make progress on leather, with traceability to direct farms, and now have this in place for several regions including Europe, Brazil, Argentina and will continue this year with Russia."; "...now we will have one approach for all types of leather with the aim to achieve full traceability to direct farm by FY22"
          • Target date
            2022
            0.9/1
            Target date
            2022
            0.9/1
            "We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."; "We have secured traceability to all slaughterhouses for the past several years now. We are continuing to make progress on leather, with traceability to direct farms, and now have this in place for several regions including Europe, Brazil, Argentina and will continue this year with Russia."; "...now we will have one approach for all types of leather with the aim to achieve full traceability to direct farm by FY22"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: 2020
            "Continuing with a step by step approach following Brazil in 2018 we continued to extend traceability beyond slaughterhouses to direct farms in Bosnia and Croatia in 2019. In 2020 we will focus on Argentina and Russia..." 
      • Social Considerations
        7/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures

          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm
          "Where human rights risks are identified, we strengthen our due diligence processes and, when necessary, provide access to a remedy" "Through the application of human rights due diligence procedures, we continuously strengthen our efforts to identify, assess, and take action on the human rights impacts of our business activities and relationships"
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        7/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            2.5/2.5
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            2.5/2.5
            "We set minimum social, environmental and animal welfare standards for our direct suppliers, including a requirement that the leather does not come from suppliers linked to deforestation in the Amazon."; "We have secured traceability to all slaughterhouses for the past several years now. We are continuing to make progress on leather, with traceability to direct farms, and now have this in place for several regions including Europe, Brazil, Argentina and will continue this year with Russia."
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The IKEA Supplier shall always comply with the most demanding requirements whether they are relevant applicable laws or IKEA IWAY specific requirements... Legal compliance - There are routines in place to ensure the applicable laws and regulations related to requirements in IWAY are implemented... All applicable laws and regulations relating to environmental impacts and protection, but not covered by the points of this chapter above are complied with. This includes but is not limited to environmental classification, reporting, and inspections by authorities. Required corrective actions from such inspections are documented and completed within the set timeframe."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper
      51/88
      • Commitment Strength
        18/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC
            "The IKEA supplier complies with the following requirements at all times: a) compliance with relevant national and international legislation applicable in the Country of sourcing and harvesting; b) no sourcing from forestry operations engaged in forest related social conflicts; c) no sourcing from Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) or other geographically identified High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF), unless the area is certified by a forest certification system recognized by IKEA; d) no sourcing from natural forests in the tropical and sub-tropical regions being converted to plantations or non-forest use;" This includes packaging: "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles [Materials such as packaging] produced from forestry applicable materials." "All paper and wood-based products must be either recycled or FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified according to following definitions:  FSC 100%, FSC Mix 70-100%, FSC Mix Credit, FSC Recycled 100%, FSC Recycled Credit"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "The IKEA supplier complies with the following requirements at all times: a) compliance with relevant national and international legislation applicable in the Country of sourcing and harvesting; b) no sourcing from forestry operations engaged in forest related social conflicts; c) no sourcing from Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) or other geographically identified High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF), unless the area is certified by a forest certification system recognized by IKEA; d) no sourcing from natural forests in the tropical and sub-tropical regions being converted to plantations or non-forest use;" This includes packaging: "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles [Materials such as packaging] produced from forestry applicable materials."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            "The IKEA supplier complies with the following requirements at all times: a) compliance with relevant national and international legislation applicable in the Country of sourcing and harvesting; b) no sourcing from forestry operations engaged in forest related social conflicts; c) no sourcing from Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) or other geographically identified High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF), unless the area is certified by a forest certification system recognized by IKEA; d) no sourcing from natural forests in the tropical and sub-tropical regions being converted to plantations or non-forest use;" This includes packaging: "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles [Materials such as packaging] produced from forestry applicable materials."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Current
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          5/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            "By August2020 we aim to source 100% of our wood, paper and cardboard from more sustainable sources [...] More sustainable sources – recycled wood or wood from forests independently verified as responsibly managed"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "By August2020 we aim to source 100% of our wood, paper and cardboard from more sustainable sources [...] More sustainable sources – recycled wood or wood from forests independently verified as responsibly managed"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            "By August2020 we aim to source 100% of our wood, paper and cardboard from more sustainable sources [...] More sustainable sources – recycled wood or wood from forests independently verified as responsibly managed"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "By August2020 we aim to source 100% of our wood, paper and cardboard from more sustainable sources [...] More sustainable sources – recycled wood or wood from forests independently verified as responsibly managed"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          6/6
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
      • Social Considerations
        11/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures

          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          What is the nature of that support?: Certification
          "For example, we’ve partnered with WWF in Thailand and Vietnam to improve the practices of smallholders. We’ll now use what we learnt to spread the FSC certification to more smallholders in Asia."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm
          "Where human rights risks are identified, we strengthen our due diligence processes and, when necessary, provide access to a remedy" "Through the application of human rights due diligence procedures, we continuously strengthen our efforts to identify, assess, and take action on the human rights impacts of our business activities and relationships"
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        22/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "In FY20, the amount of wood used in home furnishing products decreased to 19 million m3 Round Wood Equivalent (FY19: 21 million m3 RWE). This figure refers to the wood used in home furnishing products and packaging. Approximately 12% of total wood use is recycled. This wood is almost entirely FSC-certified."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "Around 75% of our paper-based packaging is made from recycled material, and we want to ensure that any virgin wood fibre we use is FSC certified. We have transformed the majority of our corrugated packaging to meet the criteria for more sustainable sources and we have started to track our performance for packaging from more sustainable sources by requesting regular reports from our suppliers."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Is the performance of compliance of some suppliers, sources, or origins not verified, and if so why not?: Yes, less than 2%: "At the end of FY20 more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled. We consider a goal to be fully reached when we achieve more than 98% fulfilment overall. Due to disruptions or new suppliers/business partners, we cannot guarantee a 100% fulfilment at every given point in time."

            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: FSC

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: FSC
            "In FY20, the amount of wood used in home furnishing products decreased to 19 million m3 Round Wood Equivalent (FY19: 21 million m3 RWE). This figure refers to the wood used in home furnishing products and packaging. Approximately 12% of total wood use is recycled. This wood is almost entirely FSC-certified."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Partnerships with WWF and FSC

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing support/advice/experience/expertise
          "We work with global partners including the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) to fight forest degradation and deforestation, and promote the importance of responsible forest management beyond our own value chain."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Not specified 
          "As part of IKEA’s due diligence system to check compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR), the US Lacey Act and other similar legislation, IKEA reserves the right to perform audits at IKEA direct suppliers and at all IKEA forestry applicable sub suppliers linked to the production for IKEA, based on the risk assessment... The IKEA supplier applies mitigation actions to any source identified as high risk, to confirm compliance with IWAY Must Forestry Minimum Requirements and according to routines described by the relevant IKEA Organisation. Verification of high risk sources accompanies each update of origin of forestry applicable materials. "
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The IKEA Supplier shall always comply with the most demanding requirements whether they are relevant applicable laws or IKEA IWAY specific requirements... Legal compliance - There are routines in place to ensure the applicable laws and regulations related to requirements in IWAY are implemented... All applicable laws and regulations relating to environmental impacts and protection, but not covered by the points of this chapter above are complied with. This includes but is not limited to environmental classification, reporting, and inspections by authorities. Required corrective actions from such inspections are documented and completed within the set timeframe."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting partial volumes
          1/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting partial volumes
          1/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 19000000 m3
          "In FY20, the amount of wood used in home furnishing products decreased to 19 million m3 Round Wood Equivalent (FY19: 21 million m3 RWE). This figure refers to the wood used in home furnishing products and packaging."
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 98%
          "At the end of FY20 more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled. We consider a goal to be fully reached when we achieve more than 98% fulfilment overall"
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems
          "A new IKEA home furnishing supplier or an active supplier becoming forestry applicable secures the following, before the contract with IKEA is signed: a) Provides IKEA with a Wood Procurement Plan (WPP) describing the sources of forestry applicable materials intended for IKEA production. For each source and material type, the plan contains species (or list of species for composite materials, rattan and non-industrial bamboo), origin of forestry applicable materials to the resolution required by IKEA, status of compliance with IKEA forestry requirements and expected volume. For the composite materials, name and site (location) of the manufacturer is also required. For rattan, name and site (location) of all tiers of sub suppliers are required The Wood Procurement Plan should also include any volumes already purchased for IKEA production; And b) Provides IKEA with a written roadmap agreed with IKEA business responsible on how to secure compliance with MSS Strategy within the timeframe established by IKEA, in case the supplier is either located or sourcing from high risk countries... As part of IKEA’s due diligence system to check compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR), the US Lacey Act and other similar legislation, IKEA reserves the right to perform audits at IKEA direct suppliers and at all IKEA forestry applicable sub suppliers linked to the production for IKEA, based on the risk assessment."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes
          "Besides implementing transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY, announced and unannounced audits are performed both by IKEA IWAY auditors and third-party organisations. If a supplier fails to develop its business to fulfil the IWAY requirements and to correct any deviation within a given time frame, the supplier is phased out and the business agreement is terminated. The time frame varies depending on the area that is non-compliant: immediate business-stop if it is a deviation related to an IWAY Must requirement,1 or by 90 days at the latest for all other IWAY requirements." - IWAY Standards include a  Section specific to Forestry. 
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Timber
      53/88
      • Commitment Strength
        15/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC
            "As pressure on the world’s forests continues to grow, the newly launched IKEA Forest Positive Agenda for 2030 will ramp up our efforts towards improving forest management and enhancing biodiversity globally. ... Halt deforestation and reforest degraded landscapes. Identify and secure that all raw materials sourced through our supply chain are not contributing to deforestation or the conversion of natural ecosystems, at latest by 2030. All wood used in IKEA products is sourced from responsibly managed forests which do not contribute to deforestation." "In 2020, the IKEA business reached our goal in securing that our wood is from more sustainable sources which currently includes FSC®-certified or recycled wood"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "All wood used in IKEA products is sourced from responsibly managed forests which do not contribute to deforestation."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "All wood used in IKEA products is sourced from responsibly managed forests which do not contribute to deforestation."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Current
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          9/9
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            "The scope of the Forestry Section of the IWAY Standard includes IKEA Home Furnishing and non-Home Furnishing articles produced from forestry applicable materials."; "All home furnishing suppliers using forestry applicable materials complete the IKEA Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) before the production of first batch of products for IKEA...Information about forestry applicable materials origin and species has to be collected according to the level of detail required by IKEA before starting up business with a new sub supplier and updated at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA... Species and origin data is updated whenever sub-suppliers change the harvesting areas or at least prior to each reporting of Forest Tracing Survey (FTS) to IKEA."
      • Social Considerations
        11/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          What is the nature of that support?: Certification
          "For example, we’ve partnered with WWF in Thailand and Vietnam to improve the practices of smallholders. We’ll now use what we learnt to spread the FSC certification to more smallholders in Asia."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm
          "Where human rights risks are identified, we strengthen our due diligence processes and, when necessary, provide access to a remedy" "Through the application of human rights due diligence procedures, we continuously strengthen our efforts to identify, assess, and take action on the human rights impacts of our business activities and relationships"
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        24/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            2.5/2.5
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            2.5/2.5
            "During 2020, we worked on the development of our new Forest Positive Agenda for 2030 to ramp up the work to further enhance biodiversity, support the livelihoods of people who depend on forests and mitigate climate change .. All wood used in IKEA products is sourced from responsibly managed forests which do not contribute to deforestation." "During FY20, we reached our more sustainable sources (MSS) goal for wood. Today more than 98% of wood used for IKEA products is either Forest Stewardship Council®-certified (FSC®) or recycled."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          2/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1.5/1.5
            Is the performance of compliance of some suppliers, sources, or origins not verified, and if so why not?: Yes, less than 2%: "At the end of FY20 more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled. We consider a goal to be fully reached when we achieve more than 98% fulfilment overall. Due to disruptions or new suppliers/business partners, we cannot guarantee a 100% fulfilment at every given point in time."

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: FSC

            For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%

            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: FSC
            "During FY20, we reached our more sustainable sources (MSS) goal for wood. Today more than 98% of wood used for IKEA products is either Forest Stewardship Council®-certified (FSC®) or recycled."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing support/advice/experience/expertise

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Partnerships with WWF and FSC
          "We work with global partners including the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) to fight forest degradation and deforestation, and promote the importance of responsible forest management beyond our own value chain."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Not specified
          "As part of IKEA’s due diligence system to check compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR), the US Lacey Act and other similar legislation, IKEA reserves the right to perform audits at IKEA direct suppliers and at all IKEA forestry applicable sub suppliers linked to the production for IKEA, based on the risk assessment... The IKEA supplier applies mitigation actions to any source identified as high risk, to confirm compliance with IWAY Must Forestry Minimum Requirements and according to routines described by the relevant IKEA Organisation. Verification of high risk sources accompanies each update of origin of forestry applicable materials. "
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "All wood used for IKEA furniture must always meet our critical requirements, ensuring that it does not come from, for example, illegally harvested forests, areas with social conflict or forests with high conservation values. We require all suppliers to have procedures in place to implement our requirements throughout their operations and supply chains, and they must be able to track the origin of their wood-based materials. Upon request, suppliers must be able to provide further evidence of legality and wood origin within 48 hours’ notice."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 19000000m3
          "In FY20, the amount of wood used in home furnishing products decreased to 19 million m3 Round Wood Equivalent (FY19: 21 million m3 RWE). This figure refers to the wood used in home furnishing products and packaging. Approximately 12% of total wood use is recycled. This wood is almost entirely FSC-certified."
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          What third-party verification is used?: FSC

          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 98%
          "At the end of FY20 more than 98% of the wood used for IKEA products is either FSC-certified or recycled. We consider a goal to be fully reached when we achieve more than 98% fulfilment overall"
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers production or primary processing operations in its supply chains
          4/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers production or primary processing operations in its supply chains
          4/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems
          "A new IKEA home furnishing supplier or an active supplier becoming forestry applicable secures the following, before the contract with IKEA is signed: a) Provides IKEA with a Wood Procurement Plan (WPP) describing the sources of forestry applicable materials intended for IKEA production. For each source and material type, the plan contains species (or list of species for composite materials, rattan and non-industrial bamboo), origin of forestry applicable materials to the resolution required by IKEA, status of compliance with IKEA forestry requirements and expected volume. For the composite materials, name and site (location) of the manufacturer is also required. For rattan, name and site (location) of all tiers of sub suppliers are required The Wood Procurement Plan should also include any volumes already purchased for IKEA production; And b) Provides IKEA with a written roadmap agreed with IKEA business responsible on how to secure compliance with MSS Strategy within the timeframe established by IKEA, in case the supplier is either located or sourcing from high risk countries... As part of IKEA’s due diligence system to check compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR), the US Lacey Act and other similar legislation, IKEA reserves the right to perform audits at IKEA direct suppliers and at all IKEA forestry applicable sub suppliers linked to the production for IKEA, based on the risk assessment."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: Yes

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non compliance to IWAY standards 
          "Besides implementing transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY, announced and unannounced audits are performed both by IKEA IWAY auditors and third-party organisations. If a supplier fails to develop its business to fulfil the IWAY requirements and to correct any deviation within a given time frame, the supplier is phased out and the business agreement is terminated. The time frame varies depending on the area that is non-compliant: immediate business-stop if it is a deviation related to an IWAY Must requirement,1 or by 90 days at the latest for all other IWAY requirements." - IWAY Standards include a  Section specific to Forestry. 
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Beef *
      11/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        7/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures

          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm
          "Where human rights risks are identified, we strengthen our due diligence processes and, when necessary, provide access to a remedy" "Through the application of human rights due diligence procedures, we continuously strengthen our efforts to identify, assess, and take action on the human rights impacts of our business activities and relationships"
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The IKEA Supplier shall always comply with the most demanding requirements whether they are relevant applicable laws or IKEA IWAY specific requirements... Legal compliance - There are routines in place to ensure the applicable laws and regulations related to requirements in IWAY are implemented... All applicable laws and regulations relating to environmental impacts and protection, but not covered by the points of this chapter above are complied with. This includes but is not limited to environmental classification, reporting, and inspections by authorities. Required corrective actions from such inspections are documented and completed within the set timeframe."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Palm oil *
      54/88
      • Commitment Strength
        16/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          5/8
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            "We are happy that by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth. Peat wetlands are important carbon stores with high biodiversity value."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "We are happy that by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth. Peat wetlands are important carbon stores with high biodiversity value."
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
            Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
            "We are happy that by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth. Peat wetlands are important carbon stores with high biodiversity value."; "IKEA sources approximately 99% palm oil from more sustainable sources. Our goal is 100%."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
            Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
            "We are happy that by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth. Peat wetlands are important carbon stores with high biodiversity value."
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          4/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "by November 2018 the RSPO criteria were strengthened to also include the issue of deforestation and planting on peat as well as addressing smallholders. This is in line with the criteria that IKEA had earlier committed to, beyond the previous RSPO requirements. All new palm oil developments shall be on land where biodiversity and natural vegetation are already highly degraded; and no new development should happen on peat, regardless of depth."
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
            Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
            "IKEA sources approximately 99% palm oil from more sustainable sources. Our goal is 100%." No date given for goal
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
            Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
            "IKEA sources approximately 99% palm oil from more sustainable sources. Our goal is 100%." No date given for goal
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          6/6
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "IKEA works together with the organisation ProForest to analyse the risks in the palm oil supply chain which includes social assessment of policies (e.g. concerning migrant workers, responsible recruitment, bonded labour and smallholder policies) and to develop more efficient methods to address deforestation and peat risk." "IKEA commits to working with our direct suppliers to ensure that the palm oil used in IKEA products is sourced according to the following additional requirements: - No deforestation"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "IKEA will work with its suppliers to ensure chain of custody for the palm oil used in IKEA products. This means that all palm oil in IKEA products must be sourced from producers who can verify the mills and plantations from which they are purchasing certified segregated palm oil and that they are meeting IKEA requirements."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            "IKEA will work with its suppliers to ensure chain of custody for the palm oil used in IKEA products. This means that all palm oil in IKEA products must be sourced from producers who can verify the mills and plantations from which they are purchasing certified segregated palm oil and that they are meeting IKEA requirements."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            "IKEA will work with its suppliers to ensure chain of custody for the palm oil used in IKEA products. This means that all palm oil in IKEA products must be sourced from producers who can verify the mills and plantations from which they are purchasing certified segregated palm oil and that they are meeting IKEA requirements."
      • Social Considerations
        15/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          How many smallholders do they support, and what percentage does this represent in terms of their sourcing from smallholders?: Not specified

          What is the nature of that support?: Technical assistance/support
          "During FY18, RSPO strengthened its criteria to reflect human rights challenges in palm oil supply chains. We welcome this update, as well as RSPO's upcoming guidelines on improving conditions for smallholders who are key to the sustainable production of palm oil. In FY19, we supported projects that focused on smallholder inclusion and human rights in addition to our ongoing ambition to eliminate deforestation."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm; Environmental harm
          "IKEA operates robust processes and systems to ensure that IKEA products are produced in line with our standards and requirements. If any issues are discovered, we first establish the facts, and then strive to improve and remedy the situation. Once it is clear that remedy or improvement is not possible, we will phase out the relationship."
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          "IKEA will work with stakeholders, including the RSPO to ensure that existing requirements, such as respect for the rights of indigenous people and workers, care for the environment and responsible development of new plantations, including the principle of Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), are enforced."
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        23/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used a total of 29,000 tons of palm oil of which 100% is certified.  
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used 29,000 tons of palm oil, all certified
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO

            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: Third party verification
            In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used a total of 29,000 tons of palm oil of which 100% is certified.  
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO

            For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%

            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: RSPO certification
            In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used 29,000 tons of palm oil, all certified
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Not specified
          "IKEA works together with the organisation ProForest to analyse the risks in the palm oil supply chain which includes social assessment of policies (e.g. concerning migrant workers, responsible recruitment, bonded labour and smallholder policies) and to develop more efficient methods to address deforestation and peat risk."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The IKEA Supplier shall always comply with the most demanding requirements whether they are relevant applicable laws or IKEA IWAY specific requirements... Legal compliance - There are routines in place to ensure the applicable laws and regulations related to requirements in IWAY are implemented... All applicable laws and regulations relating to environmental impacts and protection, but not covered by the points of this chapter above are complied with. This includes but is not limited to environmental classification, reporting, and inspections by authorities. Required corrective actions from such inspections are documented and completed within the set timeframe."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 29,000 tons
          In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used a total of 29,000 tons of palm oil of which 100% is certified.  
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          100%
          6/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          100%
          6/6
          What third-party verification is used?: RSPO

          What is the certified volume?: 29,000 tons

          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%

          What is the compliant volume?: 29,000 tons

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 0 tons
          In their 2020 ACOP report, IKEA reports that it used a total of 29,000 tons of palm oil of which 100% is certified.  
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified 
          "IKEA operates robust processes and systems to ensure that IKEA products are produced in line with our standards and requirements. If any issues are discovered, we first establish the facts, and then strive to improve and remedy the situation. Once it is clear that remedy or improvement is not possible, we will phase out the relationship."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No

          What type of support does the company offer to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments?: Improvement and remediation

          What criteria does the policy specify for blacklisting or exclusion?: Non compliance with palm oil requirements 
          "IKEA operates robust processes and systems to ensure that IKEA products are produced in line with our standards and requirements. If any issues are discovered, we first establish the facts, and then strive to improve and remedy the situation. Once it is clear that remedy or improvement is not possible, we will phase out the relationship."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Soy *
      23/88
      • Commitment Strength
        8/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Does the company have a commitment to the protection of other specific named ecosystems?: Other ecosystem

            Other ecosystem: Cerrado

            Which certification schemes are used?: RTRS

            (For downstream soy companies only) Does the company commitment also explicitly apply to hidden/indirect soy?: Yes
            "All soy-based material should be sourced in line with our sustainable sourcing ambitionsin order to support IKEA sustainability goals. ... Most of the soy we use is in animal feed ... Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS)- certified soy credits cover 100% of the volume of soy that we expect is being consumed by the animals in our supply chain for food, leather, down and feather products."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "All soy-based material should be sourced in line with our sustainable sourcing ambitionsin order to support IKEA sustainability goals."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "All soy-based material should be sourced in line with our sustainable sourcing ambitionsin order to support IKEA sustainability goals. ... Most of the soy we use is in animal feed ... Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS)- certified soy credits cover 100% of the volume of soy that we expect is being consumed by the animals in our supply chain for food, leather, down and feather products."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            "All soy-based material should be sourced in line with our sustainable sourcing ambitionsin order to support IKEA sustainability goals. ... Most of the soy we use is in animal feed ... Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS)- certified soy credits cover 100% of the volume of soy that we expect is being consumed by the animals in our supply chain for food, leather, down and feather products."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        7/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: ILO; UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures
          "IWAY is based on the eight core conventions defined in the Fundamental Principles of Rights at Work, ILO declaration June 1998 and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact 2000. IKEA recognises the fundamental principles of Human Rights, as defined by the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (United Nations 1948) and adheres to the United Nations sanction list and European Union restrictive measures list." IWAY is IKEA's Code of Conduct and states that suppliers: "Child labour is not used at the Supplier [...] There is no forced, prison, bonded or involuntary labour [...] The Supplier respects the rights of Workers to join, form or not to join an association of their choice without fear of reprisal, interference, intimidation or harassment [...] There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The IKEA Supplier Code of Conduct, IWAY, states that for suppliers: "There is no discrimination with regards to Workers based on race, religion, gender identity, marital or family status, age, political affiliation, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, ethnicity or any other dimension of their identity during recruitment and employment."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Type of harm covered: Social harm
          "Where human rights risks are identified, we strengthen our due diligence processes and, when necessary, provide access to a remedy" "Through the application of human rights due diligence procedures, we continuously strengthen our efforts to identify, assess, and take action on the human rights impacts of our business activities and relationships"
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        7/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          1/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            1.3/2.5
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            1.3/2.5
            "Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS)- certified soy credits cover 100% of the volume of soy that we expect is being consumed by the animals in our supply chain for food, leather, down and feather products."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1.5/1.5
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: RTRS

            Is the performance of compliance of some suppliers, sources, or origins not verified, and if so why not?: Unclear if direct use of soy is certified, this isn't reported on

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RTRS
            "Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS)- certified soy credits cover 100% of the volume of soy that we expect is being consumed by the animals in our supply chain for food, leather, down and feather products."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The IKEA Supplier shall always comply with the most demanding requirements whether they are relevant applicable laws or IKEA IWAY specific requirements... Legal compliance - There are routines in place to ensure the applicable laws and regulations related to requirements in IWAY are implemented... All applicable laws and regulations relating to environmental impacts and protection, but not covered by the points of this chapter above are complied with. This includes but is not limited to environmental classification, reporting, and inspections by authorities. Required corrective actions from such inspections are documented and completed within the set timeframe."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          IKEA's Code of Conduct, IWAY stipulates all labour rights requirements and states that they conduct: "Internal audits Transparent and reliable routines to ensure, verify and report IWAY (or equivalent) compliance are implemented."
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    13/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    16/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    10/18
    Avg. score

Profile

IKEA is a Swedish home furniture company. There are over 350 IKEA stores worldwide, with more than 180,000 employees. According to the company, it is the largest producer of wooden furniture in the world, meaning that its operations require large amounts of timber. It is also exposed to leather in furniture, and palm oil in candles and food. IKEA Group is selected as a powerbroker for leather, timber and paper packaging and is also assessed for its exposure to palm oil.

Sector
Industry sector 
Furniture & flooring
Segments
Retailer
HQ
HQ 
Netherlands
Company Type
Company type 
Private
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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