Cash Investigation: Wood Industry: A Business Against Nature

When 15 – 30% of the timber sold worldwide is thought to be illegal, how sustainable is the wood used in Ikea’s products? The company claims it only uses responsibly-sourced materials but – as this investigation reveals – some of their sub-contractors are pillaging Romania’s ancient forests. In Indonesia, APP plantations have caused widespread pollution. This investigation, filmed in Sweden, France, Romania and Indonesia, investigates the real cost of cheap wood.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: PREMIÈRES LIGNES
  • Director: MARIE MAURICE
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
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