The World Ahead 2023 | Tom Standage | Deputy Editor | The Economist

On Tuesday we were very happy to welcome members to the first BSCC event of the year. No better start than looking at The World Ahead with Tom Standage, Editor of The World Ahead Economist publication and Deputy Editor of The Economist.  In The World Ahead 2023 correspondents and outside experts consider the interlocking challenges facing the world: the war in Ukraine, high food and fuel prices, the fight against inflation, the transition to renewable energy, and China’s uncertain post-pandemic path. During ...

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The BSCC Christmas Drinks and Annual Award

Yesterday the BSCC and H.E. Ms Judith Gough welcomed members to the BSCC Annual Christmas Reception and Award Ceremony hosted at the Ambassador's residence. It was lovely to see so many of you yesterday and we would like to extend many thanks to all of our members for your contribution and support throughout the year. During the evening we had the honour of announcing Ludvig Andersson as the winner of the ...

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YPP: Swedish British Summit 2022 in London

Last week the BSCC Young Patrons 2022 were invited to attend the Swedish-British Summit 2022 in London. The summit brought together business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and academics from Sweden and Britain to discuss leadership in today’s society. It was greatly inspiring to attend and we wish to extend many thanks to the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK with Peter Sandberg and team for welcoming us. During our visit to London we also had ...

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Sustainability Due Diligence with Cederquist

Sustainability is a rapidly evolving topic shaped by the urgent need to find innovative solutions to global challenges, as well as increasing regulation requiring increased transparency on companies’ sustainability performance. On 24 November the BSCC welcomed members to a webinar on Sustainability Due Diligence with Cederquist law firm. During the webinar the speakers Elsa Arbrandt and Sara Magnéli, both lawyers and part of the Corporate Sustainability team at Cederquist law firm, ...

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Bright Green Summit 2022

It has been a great privilege to be part of the Bright Green Summit organised in cooperation with Mundus International and AmCham Sweden - American Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. The summit has featured great insight from both private and public sector, not least from our member HSBC and the British Ambassador to Sweden. Thank you to everyone involved for facilitating such nuanced conversations. The summit has underscored the urgency of ...

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Annual Patrons’ Dinner with guest of honour and speaker Peter Carlsson, Northvolt

On Monday evening we had the honour of welcoming representatives from our Patron companies to our Annual Patrons’ Dinner with guest of honour and speaker Peter Carlsson, CEO & Founder, Northvolt. We would like to extend many thanks to Peter Carlsson for sharing great insights from Northvolt’s journey and shedding some light on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. We would also like to extend a very big thank you to our Patron members. Your ...

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Hybrid Breakfast Seminar at Linklaters: the New British Government

On Thursday 20 October, The BSCC had the pleasure of welcoming members to a hybrid breakfast seminar on the new British Government with Nicola Watkinson from TheCityUK. TheCityUK Represents the private sector interests of the financial and related professional services sector. Nicola Watkinson is Managing Director of the international trade and investment team at TheCityUK.  The theme for the seminar was the new British Government, given the recent change in administration ...

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Industry Focus with Volvo Group, Mr. Martin Lundstedt, CEO

We were delighted to have Martin Lundstedt, CEO at Volvo Group, as speaker at our last Industry focused event. The event was generously hosted by Mannheimer Swartling. The theme for this industry focus was the green transition, and Martin Lundstedt generously shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for both Volvo Group and the transport sector at large. Martin touched upon a wide variety of issues ranging from the importance ...

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Summer Drinks Reception

On Thursday 8 September the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce welcomed guests to a Late Summer Drinks Reception hosted by Setterwalls. It was great to be able to gather members, colleagues and friends to reconnect after the summer. We would like to extend many thanks to all lovely guests for joining us. We would also like to extend many thanks to Setterwalls, and Edrington for generously sponsoring the reception.

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New Security & Geopolitical Landscape Vol. 2

Yesterday we welcomed members to the second seminar in our series on geopolitics and security. The seminar was generously sponsored by Schjödt. Christian Hedelin, Head of Strategy at Saab together with Patrik Jotun, Director at the Swedish Center for Russian Studies provided the highly engaged audience with an update and in-depth perspectives on the current geopolitical situation.  We would like to extend many thanks to the speakers for such an insightful and ...

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