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IKEA named one of Canada's Greenest Employers for its People and Planet commitments

The home furnishing retailer's sustainable business practices are recognized for the 13th consecutive year

BURLINGTON, ON, April 19, 2021 /CNW/ - IKEA Canada is recognized for the 13th consecutive year as one of Canada's Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for its commitment to sustainable business practices. The designation recognizes employers that lead Canada in creating a culture of environmental awareness and for having developed exceptional sustainability initiatives within their organizations.

"At IKEA, we want to make it easy for Canadians to live more sustainably by enabling and inspiring change in the daily lives of our customers and co-workers," said Melissa Barbosa, Country Sustainability Manager, "Our 7,900 co-workers are our best sustainability ambassadors, leading the way as we work to meet our goals to become fully circular and climate positive over the next decade."

As part of the retailer's commitment to be both people and planet positive, IKEA Canada continues to put sustainability at the forefront from furniture to food, production to home delivery and energy to investments.

The following are a few of many initiatives that make IKEA one of Canada's Greenest Employers:

Founded in 1943 in Sweden, IKEA is a leading home furnishing retailer, offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. IKEA Canada is part of Ingka Group which operates 374 IKEA stores in 30 countries, including 14 in Canada. Last year, IKEA Canada welcomed 22.9 million visitors to its stores and 178.4 million visitors to IKEA.ca and the IKEA app. IKEA Canada operates business through the IKEA vision - to create a better everyday life for the many people and does so through its local community efforts and sustainability initiatives. For more information on IKEA Canada, please visit IKEA.ca.


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