More about sustainability

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Would you like to read more about sustainable business? We have here compiled links to information, guides and tools provided by various organisations and public authorities.

Methods and guides

The Swedish Federation of Business Owners’ Sustainability Portal

The Sustainability Portal has guides, self-tests and inspiration for small and medium-sized enterprises that want to work more actively with sustainability.

The Sustainability Portal at the Swedish Federation of Business Owner (in Swedish)

Business Sweden’s Guide to Sustainable Business

Business Sweden’s Guide to Sustainable Business is for small and medium-sized enterprises that export. It has six steps for successful sustainability management and provides basic knowledge on what sustainable business means for export companies.

Guide on Sustainable Business at Business Sweden

SVID’s Sustainability Guide

Provided by the Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID), the Sustainability Guide compiles information, methods and good examples of how you, as an entrepreneur, can use design to promote sustainable business. This website has been built to support both designers and commissioners in the innovation and change work necessary to develop communications, products, processes, systems and environments that meet tomorrow’s requirements.

The Swedish Industrial Designer Foundation's sustainability guide

This tool is designed to help you take a responsible approach to your work in consideration of the aspects of tech responsibility. The tool is designed to assess tech. In this tool tech includes all technologies. This is a tool for a guided self-assessment. You will be asked a series of questions that will help you take a more responsible approach to your work.

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The Energy and Climate Council

The Energy and Climate Council can help with impartial, free tips and advice on how you can influence your energy consumption and what you should do to have as little negative impact as possible on the environment. 

The Energy and Climate Council (in Swedish)

The Swedish Energy Authority

On the Swedish Energy Authority’s website, you will find details of the energy and climate adviser for your municipality. Additionally, there is information about how your business can streamline its energy consumption. The Swedish Energy Authority also supports new businesses in the cleantech sector.

The Swedish Energy Authority

Swedish Cleantech – Website for environmental technology

Swedish Cleantech is the official forum for Swedish expertise and solutions in the field of cleantech. As a cleantech entrepreneur, you can register your business and, free of charge, market cleantech solutions to potential buyers and investors, nationally and internationally.

Swedish Cleantech


Fossil Free Sweden

Fossil Free Sweden is a website for dialogue between municipalities, businesses and other bodies. Not surprisingly, it is devoted to Sweden’s energy consumption being fossil free. The website offers instructive examples and seminars.

Fossil Free Sweden

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

On its website, The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency has compiled information about Sweden’s environmental objectives. This includes information about the environmental objective system and how it is monitored.

Sweden’s environmental system at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Sweden’s environmental objectives

Eight of Sweden’s environmental objective authorities and all our county administrative boards are behind the content of this website. It offers inspiration and tools for businesses that want to work in a more structured way to help achieve Sweden’s environmental objectives.

Sweden’s environmental objectives

The EU’s approach to sustainable development

You will here find information about how the EU and its member states intend to achieve the EU’s sustainability goals.

The EU’s approach to sustainable development at the EU Commission

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