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June 28, 2020
IKEA plans to review its Ukrainian wood supply after critical report
Furniture retailer IKEA said on Tuesday it would review its wood supply chain in Ukraine after a report by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) alleged illegal logging in the Carpathian mountains. The report by Earthsight alleged IKEA suppliers illegally sourced wood used in some of the Swedish company’s most popular chairs. “IKEA does not accept illegally logged wood in our products,” the flat-pack furniture specialist said in an emailed statement to Reuters. “We acknowledge that illegal logging remains a widespread global issue, and work proactively to ...
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