Farval

As our trip comes to end, we’ve had some time to really ponder the last 12 days in this beautiful country. One thing that really resonated with us about the Swedes is how they prioritize sustainability. They do this in every aspect of life, from how conscious they are when running a business to how […]

Volvo

For our last business visit in Sweden, we ended with a bang visiting the Volvo Cars manufacture and headquarters in Gothenburg where all the magic happens. It was definitely a very memorable visit for a lot of us primarily because we got to see behind the scenes of the whole car making process. We started […]

Hello Malmö

After a week in Stockholm, we made our way to Malmö. Malmö was a very different city than Stockholm- it varied in architecture, scale, and warmth. On Tuesday June 7th, we visited Media Evolution City which was located next to the old ports Malmo is known for. After entering the building, it gave us the […]

Farewell, Stockholm

On our last business day in Stockholm, we visited Northvolt and Business Sweden. Northvolt is a green tech company that revolutionizing batteries at every step along the way, from mining and production to recycling. Business Sweden is a semi-governmental agency that encourages foreign businesses to choose Sweden as their foreign base, and acts as an […]

Green Trucking with Einride

On our first day in Stockholm, we visited Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, and Einride, a tech start-up that has developed means to revolutionize the way we transport goods. Einride is capable of completely changing our current system of moving goods across land. They make electric, autonomous “pods” that can carry a shipping container […]

Hey, Hej!

Hej! I’m Lauren, and this travel course will be my last class for my MBA! I studied ecology and economics at Mills College, a small women’s college in the Bay Area, and am particularly looking forward to learning more about Swedish sustainability and other green initiatives. My MBA was concentrated in business analytics and marketing, […]