IKEA, Climate Commitment and the Power of 100%

Jason Mitchell discusses the circular economy and going carbon negative with Pia Heidenmark Cook, Chief Sustainability Officer of INGKA Group (IKEA).

Firms are increasingly setting committing to climate action and circular economy goals. What does that really mean? Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Pia Heidenmark Cook, Chief Sustainability Officer of INGKA Group (IKEA), why establishing ambitious climate targets is vital and how they to reinforce them by the power of 100%.

 

Recording date: 03 Feb 2020

 

Pia Heidenmark Cook

Chief Sustainability Officer at INGKA Group, the largest IKEA franchisee with 374 stores in 30 markets. Pia leads a team of sustainability professionals in the global office, as well as sustainability experts integrated across the retail, shopping centre and customer fulfilment business across 30 countries. Prior to her current role, she was Head of Sustainability in INGKA Group Retail & Expansion, where she was responsible for embedding sustainability in IKEAs retail operations and securing a more sustainable offer to IKEA customers. She was, for several years (ended 2017), co-chair of REAP, Retailers Environmental Action Programme, together with a member of the EU Commission.

 

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