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NGOs pressure Ikea to opt for sustainable shipping

Global companies such as Ikea can jumpstart the green transition in shipping, say NGOs in an attempt to pressure the Swedish furniture giant into action. On Thursday, the NGOs submitted 20,000 signatures to Ikea's headquarter in the Netherlands.

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Two international NGOs are attempting to add consumer-political pressure on Ikea to make the Swedish furniture giant opt for sustainable fuels for its comprehensive ocean transport.

The two NGOs, Pacific Environment and Stand.earth, are - under campaign Ship it Zero - directing their focus on Ikea, which produces and ships globally and thus is responsible for considerable emissions of CO2 during ocean freight.

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