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IKEA sustainability manager: Green solutions should not cost more

As a starting point, furniture giant Ikea won't accept that green solutions become more expensive than polluting solutions, says Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld, Global Sustainability Manager for Supply Chain Operations, to ShippingWatch. Ikea is part of an alliance of global companies that calls for green shipping by 2040.

Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld, | Photo: IKEA

Ikea, Amazon, Unilever, Michelin and a number of other global companies are upping their ambitions for the green transition with alliance Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV), which calls for sustainable shipping in 2040 at the latest.

In IKEA's view, the company's extensive transport activities shouldn't only be greener – as a starting point, they shouldn't cost more than conventional, polluting solutions, says Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld, Global Sustainability Manager for Supply Chain Operations, in an interview with ShippingWatch.

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