Honey, I’m Stock(holm)!

It has officially been a week since we left Sweden, and we are missing it every second! Even the rain, believe it or not. The different cities we visited were full of so much culture and beauty. We will all miss walking around the streets and taking in the scenery that the country has to […]

Swede Business Ideas

Sweden is becoming well known as an innovation powerhouse. But how is this possible for such a small country? When in Stockholm, we were lucky to visit Business Sweden, which is a consulting firm that helps with company expansion. Its mission statement is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and […]

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 […]

An Ode to My Favorite Country

This blog post serves as a love letter to the country that I feel so fortunate to have experienced over the past 3 weeks. I’ve found that a lot of the ideals that I hold are also embedded within the country’s values. Take environmental sustainability, for instance: I am an ardent believer in the notion […]

Swedish Powerhouses Einride and Northvolt Making World-Wide Waves in Sustainability

Our time in Stockholm allowed us to visit big companies including our meeting with Einride Senior VP of Research and Public Affairs, Christofer Laurell, PhD. Einride specializes in electric and self-driving vehicles, or Einride pods. Einride wants to save the world by disrupting the global freight mobility ecosystem through the fully electric and autonomous pods. […]

Swede-sational Business!

We had the opportunity today to visit Business Sweden, the Swedish Trade and Invest Council, at the World Trade Center in Stockholm, Sweden. We heard from the Head of Business Ecosystems in Life Science and Digital Technologies, Cecilia Oberg Leiram. Their mission is to allow the opportunity for international companies to invest and expand in […]

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 […]

Volvo cars where sustainability means caring and consideration

Volvo is one of the safest car brand in the market, which cares for the people and the environment we are living in. The sustainability program in Volvo is called “Omtanke”, which means caring and consideration in Swedish. Volvo wants to protect what is important to of all us. Omtanke – Sustainability program in Volvo […]

CO2 emission reduction in Maersk

Commitments for Sustainability in Maersk: Maersk is serious and committed to doing their business towards sustainability, in which the biggest goal is CO2 emission reduction Overview on Maersk Maersk is a Danish business conglomerate based in Copenhagen, Denmark with activities in transportation, logistics and energy sectors. Maersk is the world’s largest container ship and vessel […]

Scandinavia is One of the Greenest Regions

Our journey through Sweden, Denmark and Norway has enlightened us on how Scandinavian countries differ significantly from the US. One thing that stands out the most is the concept of sustainability and the utilization of clean and green energy throughout the countries. Most of the companies we visited, whether they were well established or start-ups, […]