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Swe-Cham News Feed | April 8, 2024


Sweden key contributor: Cybersecurity and Sustainable Development – A Global Path Forward

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), and Microsoft, is proud to present the new report Cybersecurity and Sustainable Development – A Global Path Forward. The report includes new key findings on cyber security based on a series of international workshops held between July 2023 and February 2024. It delves into the vital intersection of cyber resiliency and sustainable digital development, highlighting the need for multistakeholder cooperation and innovative collaboration strategies.


Get to know our new Member Independent Recruiters

Meet Independent Recruiters, one of the Swedish Chamber's newest Members! "Do you need to find the right people? Independent Recruiters is THE Dutch recruitment partner. Founded in 2003 by Olfertjan Niemeijer, Independent Recruiters Group has a 20-year recruitment track record in the Dutch marketplace. We recruit professionals and the managers of professionals for permanent, contract and temporary positions. We have..."

Scania Welcomes Dutch Minister for Green Transport Talks

Swedish Chamber Patron Member Scania Production Nederland, led by CEO and Chair of the Swedish Chamber Johan Uhlin, are proud to look back at their distinguished visit from Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate, Micky Adriaansens. The visit included discussions on "...Scanias strategy for driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system and the importance to continue to lead this transformation."  Congratulations to the honorable visit!


Welcome to our new Patron Member Validata 

We are proud to welcome Validata as our new Patron! The Swedish Chamber Patron group is an esteemed community of businesses committed to the long-term support of Swedish-Dutch trade relations. Harm Voogt, CEO and Co-Founder of Validata, shares that: 

"We would like to be part of the network and organise an event with the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Ideally, we would like to arrange an event in November 2024. Exchanging business ideas and the opportunities and challenges between our two countries is something that no doubt will help us improve on what we do. And more personally, I am very glad to join the group of Patrons."

Exciting expansions at Team5pm and Lijm Amsterdam

Swedish Chamber Member Team5PM shares the exciting news that they are acquiring social media agency Lijm Amsterdam! Over the past five years, Team5pm has evolved from a YouTube agency to a data-driven video agency, serving top clients and expanding its presence with new offices globally. With the acquisition of social media agency Lijm Amsterdam, the company enhances its specialized knowledge of platforms including TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat. The ambition is to continue growing as a group with additional acquisitions in the near future.

Young Professionals promoting circular fashion April 25th

Swedish Chamber Young Professionals, in collaboration with Edge Workspace, is thrilled to announce the return of our highly successful Clothes Swap event, focusing on Circular Fashion. Mark your calendars for April 25th as we gather to explore the importance of circular fashion. "In our Young Professionals program, we strive to organize engaging events that raise awareness about integrating sustainability into our professional as well as daily lives" says Emma Wergeland, Project Leader for the Young Professionals.

Proxify ranks among the fastest growing companies

Swedish Chamber Member Proxify was recently recognized as Sweden's third fastest-growing company in this year's Financial Times-Statista annual ranking of Europe’s fastest-growing companies. "Securing the title of Sweden's third fastest-growing company and placing #146 in Europe on the 2024 FT1000 list is a remarkable milestone for Proxify. It reflects our team's dedication and the innovative solutions we bring to our clients.", says CEO Viktor Jarnheimer.

New book: 'When Business is Love' by Jan Ryde

We are happy to share the realese of 'When Business is Love' by Jan Ryde, which offers profound insights into business dynamics through the entrepreneurial journey of Swedish Chamber Member Hästen. Jan Ryde, the fifth-generation CEO of Hästens since 1852, explores the integration of commerce, success, and fulfilment in this insightful book. Secure your copy today for a thought-provoking exploration of entrepreneurship!

IKEA leads the way to sustainable sucess

IKEA, a Patron Member of the Swedish Chamber, has been recognized as the most sustainable brand in furniture and decoration by Dutch consumers. Ranked 6th overall in the Sustainable Brand Index 2024, the exiting results reflect IKEA's contiuous commitment to a better, greener future.

April 13: IamExpat Fair in Amsterdam

Explore the IamExpat Fair 'For Global Citizens with Local Needs', coming to Amsterdam on April 13. This is the Netherlands' top event for internationals. With over 470 companies and 29,800+ visitors from 160 countries, it's a must-attend for expats wanting to gain invaluable insights and connections.


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