Accelerator programmeAn accelerator programme is an established time-limited plan of actions where the key objective is to scale up social entrepreneurs’ businesses. All our accelerator programmes are co-created with our partnering civil society organisations and include IKEA co-worker engagement.
Direct investmentWe see to individual social entrepreneurs’ needs and tailor support through grants, loans, equity investment and non-financial support. This way they can continue to grow and expand their businesses, for maximised social impact.
Social innovationIn areas where we see that we can combine innovating new possible business solutions and addressing a social challenge, we work with social innovation and incubation.
I-did guides people to help get them their next job. Our partnership with
i-did supports this reintegration work and contributes to a more circular economy.
IKEA Social Entrepreneurship supports Ignitia to reach smaller holder farmers with accurate weather forecasts to allow them to better align their farming activities with the –now predictable- weather situation.
Yunus Social Business
We identified Paris as a location to co-create and test a solution that addressed some of the pressing social challenges of Paris.
What we have achieved
- 1,65mpeople impacted through jobs, incomes, tools, and services
- 36social entrepreneurs and enterprises supported
- 8programmes and partnerships funded