Read the comments about Greta – Time’s 2019 person of the year

Powerful leaders, celebrities and media all over the world are commenting on the news that Swedish Greta – the youngest ever – has been named Time’s 2019 Person of the year. “For sounding the alarm about humanity’s predatory relationship with the only home we have … for showing us all what it might look like…


From Gävle to the Bay Area

Pinevision is a web design studio focusing on simplicity. “Our goal is to provide the most user-friendly content management system on the market,” said Zane Sorenson, Co-founder, Pinevision.  Pinevision provides an all-inclusive and hassle-free website solution for small and medium-sized businesses. It includes professional website design and full access to Pinevision’s in-house developed website management…


Volvo invests in Silicon Valley VC-fund

Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in Autotech Ventures – a leading American venture capital fund focusing on start-ups in the ground transportation sector. Connected, autonomous, electrified vehicles, and related mobility services have created shifts in the ground transportation industry.  “We look forward to interacting with more world-class start-ups transforming our industry,” said Anna Westerberg…


Skipping sales— another way to do Black Friday

Retailers like Power Women, Haglöfs, and Everlane endorse another way to spend the day after Thanksgiving. There will be no Black Friday sale at Power Woman this year. “We work hard all year-round to supply our customers with the products and the experience that they want and deserve. But we also want to support sustainability…


HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Thanksgiving is a national holiday that is celebrated by nearly all Americans, and most Swedes living in the US have embraced this wonderful tradition of gathering your family, friends, and relatives – and celebrate everything that you are grateful for over a cozy dinner. Our team at SACC-SF/SV would like to take this opportunity to say how grateful…


Meet the Volvo Penta-family in San Rafael

 “If someone would cut off Helmut’s arm, his blood would come out Volvo Blue.” This is a family joke, his ex-wife Liselotte tells us. They are divorced, but she is still a part of the business Helmut‘s Marine, together with their daughter and son-in-law. The store in San Rafael smells like the Stockholm archipelago and summer boat…


QGroup: “We are shaping the new way of consulting”

QGroup is a rapidly growing group of highly specialized IT consultancy companies. Founded only seven years ago, QGroup has already grown to include 26 companies in 13 cities in Europe and North America. Over 420 employees deliver specialized IT services within a variety of fields; Medical​, Travel, Public Sector, Retail, Security & Defense, Energy, Research…


Climate change become​​​s​ part of Swedish stock analysis

Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri this week became the first business publication in the world to publish regular climate indicators on stock market pages. “The economy of the future will look different to how it has looked traditionally. Sustainability and climate strategy are becoming crucial to investment decisions. By publishing information on companies carbon emissions, Dagens…


Climate Certify your Company – for Future Business

Climate change is the biggest global threat of our time. Our new member, Svensk Klimatcertifiering, helps companies and organizations structure their sustainability goals as well as methods of measuring and follow-up.  By actively working towards their sustainability goals, these organizations can earn a climate certificate and the right to label their company with the Climate Certificate…


Interns from Sweden

Our new internship program offers companies and organizations in the Bay Area the opportunity to host highly qualified and bilingual interns from Sweden for a stay between 6 and 18 months. With a minimum age of 21, many of the candidates have received a bachelor or master’s degree in topics like technology, marketing or computer programming,…