Extending our partnership with Ashoka to support social entrepreneurs and change-makers
During the 2022 Ashoka Changemaker Summit in Brussels, IKEA Social Entrepreneurship has announced their expanded support to social entrepreneurs by renewing their partnership with Ashoka to continue the global “Dela” program.
Caring and community with the new global collection VÅRDANDE
In June 2022, IKEA Social Entrepreneurship reached a milestone, launching the first global IKEA collection in partnership solely with social businesses. The collection is a partnership with five social businesses from Asia that are creating a better everyday life through long-term job opportunities and improved livelihoods for vulnerable groups.
For better everyday lives
InclusionSocial entrepreneurs give people the opportunity to play an active part in society through jobs and income opportunities.
EqualitySocial entrepreneurs business that look to change the situation for people not being treated equal, especially in status, rights and opportunities - allowing them to make a decent living.
LivelihoodWith increased inclusion and equality comes a better change of dignified life, where people have the possibility to provide for themselves and their families in a sustainable way.
This is how we work
We team up with civil society organisations to support established social entrepreneurs to increase their impact.
Collaborating with social entrepreneurs to produce unique items and develop services for IKEA – is the way we contribute to creating jobs for those who need them the most.
Where we operate
Exclusion and inequality are global challenges. Our ambition is to operate in all regions to create a better everyday life for as many people as possible.