Steve Howard joined IKEA as Chief Sustainability Officer six years ago, since then IKEA has undergone one of the fastest sustainability transformations of recent years. His announcement that he will leave IKEA in June creates a moment to digest the process of transformational change, and we’re delighted to give Steve our stage on the 8th May.
Steve’s story is remarkable. In 2003, he founded the Climate Group, a 100-person team that helped shape global climate policy. He joined IKEA in January 2011, turning a solid foundation for sustainability into no. 3 globally according to the latest Globescan survey. Investing €1.5bn in renewable energy and increasing sustainable product revenues to €1.8bn are just some of the sta... Read more