Diversity & Inclusion

Contributing with our uniqueness makes us all grow

Caring for people, diversity and inclusion is embedded in our vision and in our values. Recognising our co-workers’ differences contributes to creativity and supports our growth. We strive to have a diverse and inclusive work environment where co-workers can be themselves and feel valued.

Simply put: we believe the uniqueness of every individual makes IKEA better!

Balance for better

Today 49,4% of our leaders are women, and the goal
is to reach gender balance in all levels of leadership,
functions, and positions. When we have the same
opportunities to grow, regardless of gender or
background, everyone wins. Balance for better.

Help us strike for the perfect balance.

We are committed
to 50/50 gender
equality in
all leadership
positions and all

An inclusive workplace for all!

We believe that equality is a human right and that everyone must be treated fairly.

We want to create and support decent and meaningful jobs that meet the needs of people, respects their human rights and strengthens our business. Fighting intolerance and discrimination ‒ by focusing on equality, diversity and fair treatment.

We support our co-workers’ right to be themselves and we believe that admitting our differences can contribute to success of the company.

At IKEA, you can be yourself!
Diversity comes in all shapes and sizes

At IKEA, we welcome all dimensions of diversity. A diverse and inclusive workplace is good for our co-workers, for our customers and for our business. Working with differences helps us grow both as individuals and as an organisation.

Gender equality

Gender equality is a human right. Our ambition is to reach gender equality at IKEA Group which goes beyond a 50/50% gender balance in all levels and positions. Gender equality is also about creating an inclusive culture where all genders are valued for their unique contributions.

That is why we... Are proud to have had the opportunity to co-chair the first UN high-level panel on Women Economic Empowerment, to help unlock the potential for women to fully participate in the economy and achieve financial independence.

Inclusion is everyone’s responsibility


Inclusion at IKEA Group is about creating a work environment in which our co-workers are successful, can cherish their differences and make the most of them.

Inclusion in practice

A truly inclusive workplace contributes to our creativity and business results.

"I want to create a working environment where everyone respects, supports and values their participation and contributions to the company."
Claudia Marshall, Distribution Area Manager in North Europe

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