Useful reads

  • In this paper, you can read about the conceptual framework we developed that aims to assess the capabilities developed by social enterprises in East Africa after participating in our accelerator.
  • At IKEA we are committed to an inclusive future. The social entrepreneurs we work with are front runners in this undertaking. In the past year we witnessed how they, against all kinds of odds, continued to support vulnerable populations and innovate to address old and new challenges to the benefit of us all.
  • As part of the World Economic Forum COVID-19 Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, IKEA Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with Acumen has released new research on what it takes for social enterprises to cultivate and sustain corporate partnerships.

  • Case study of the partnership between i-did and IKEA “Creating multiple value through social business collaboration”.
    (The paper was presented at the 6th International Conference on New Business Models in 2021).

  • Read about how we faced COVID-19 and how through it all we were still able to continue developing new programmes and partnerships.
    Read about our challenges and accomplishments as we look back on 2019.
  • Read about how we develop and collaborate with social businesses producing products for IKEA.