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Swe-Cham News Feed | February 26, 2024


Swedish Chamber Members at the forefront globally for transparent reporting on sustainability

The Swedish Chamber is proud to share that several of our esteemed Members have been included in the prestigious The A List 2023 by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), including Vattenfall, Saab, Tetra Pak, SKF, and Volvo Cars. Transparency is crucial in times of pressing global environmental challenges, motivating CDP to asses over 21,000 companies for their environmental disclosures. Nearly 400 companies, including some of our most engaged Members at the Swedish Chamber, have been recognized for their exceptional leadership in environmental transparency and performance. This recognition underscores Swedish companies' commitment to sustainability and positions our Members at the forefront of driving positive change for our planet. Read more and access the full The A List via the link. 


Don't forget to fill out the Business Climate Survey 2024

Team Sweden is currently in the midst of collecting responses for the Business Climate Survey 2024. The survey is a collaboration with Team Sweden and is conducted in 23 countries worldwide. It is an important tool to map the opportunities and challenges Swedish-linked companies face when doing business in the country. Representatives from such companies can find the survey in their inbox. Thank you for your participation!


Sweden in the top for rankings on global competitiveness

A recent report from the Swedish Institute (SI) underscores the enduring strength of Swedish competitiveness across various key areas including investment, export, sustainability, and innovation. Despite its size, Sweden has impressively secured the 8th position in the World Competitiveness Ranking 2023, highlighting its significant global influence. SI is a public agency dedicated to fostering global interest and trust in Sweden.

Welcome new Member Einride, recipient of Business Awards 2023

The Swedish Chamber is proud to welcome the new Member Einride. Einride specializes in developing and manufacturing autonomous, electric transport vehicles, and focuses on revolutionizing the transportation industry by creating sustainable, driverless freight vehicles. Einride was also the recipient of the Swedish Chamber Entrepreneurship Award 2023. We look forward to having their innovative perspective in our network!

Presenting the new Swedish Chamber Member Brochure

We are delighted to present a comprehensive overview of the Swedish Chamber in our new digital Member Brochure! On a scale from 1 to 10, the average likelihood for our members to recommend the Swedish Chamber of Commerce to business relations is 8.7. This brochure simplifies the process of endorsing the Chamber to your esteemed business connections. Feel free to share it with your network, and reach out with any questions to


Photo Credits: Vattenfall Media Bank 

Vattenfall's Human Rights Report 2023: Leading the Way in Sustainability and Social Responsibility

The Swedish Chamber Patron Member Vattenfall has published its first ever Human Rights Report. The report emphasizes the importance of a just transition to limit global warming, and shows the clear need for including the social element and considering human rights issues in driving the green energy transition forward. Vattenfall's approach to human rights is guided by international principles such as the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  

Sweden Tech 2023 Report Unveils Remarkable Growth of Swedish Startups

Sweden Tech 2023 is a groundbreaking report by Dealroom and Team Sweden, revealing the impressive growth of Swedish startups, now valued at 239 billion SEK. Despite global economic challenges, Sweden ranks #2 in Europe for venture capital investment. Read the report to learn how Swedish startups are driving innovation and creating opportunities for trade relations between Sweden and the Netherlands.


Sweden takes over Presidency of Nordic Council of Ministers

Throughout 2024, Sweden is proud to hold the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers, the official body for intergovernmental cooperation for the five Nordic countries in the region. With its precidency, Sweden aims to make the Nordic region the world’s most integrated and sustainable region by 2030. Some of the key priorities of the Precidency include eliminating border barriers, promoting mobility, and advancing sustainability initiatives.


Join the esteemed cohort of Mentors in the Swedish Chamber and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2024! 

The Swedish Chamber and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2024 is an exclusive opportunity to engage in a dynamic exchange of knowledge and perspectives with emerging talents, all while gaining invaluable insights to tomorrow's leaders. The program, spanning eight months, features five group seminars with renowned speakers and individual mentoring sessions.

Would you like to power the Swedish Chamber and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2024 by becoming a sponsor? This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your visibility among the next generation of leaders and within the Swedish-Dutch business community. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us at


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