Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is IKEA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 77

IKEA has a DitchCarbon Score of 77, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity in their operations and supply chain. The company is making significant progress in reducing its environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

IKEA is part of the industrial manufacturing sector, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

IKEA is situated in Sweden, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and infrastructure.

...this company is doing 35.71% better in emissions than the industry average.

IKEA, founded in 1943 in Sweden, is a global leader in the home furnishing industry with a presence in 43 countries. Headquartered in Malmö, the company is renowned for its affordable and innovative furniture and home accessories, designed to improve everyday life for many. IKEA is committed to sustainability, actively working to tackle climate change and promote the conservation of natural resources.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for IKEA

IKEA should establish and pursue clear, science-based targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions, while enhancing transparency in their reporting and encouraging sustainability across their entire supply chain, potentially decreasing emissions by 35%.

Good news, IKEA has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

IKEA has established targets to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This commitment involves a strategic approach to decrease emissions across all areas of the company’s direct control.

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