Classic Clog – maker Building its Brand through Swedish Talent

The clog-maker Sandgrens is the growing, high-end yet timelessly functional, shoe brand that is reinventing the traditional clog with a modern appeal. With the brand being closely tied to its Swedish heritage anno 1846, Sandgrens has for years brought Swedish talent to the U.S. to embrace a vision of what […]

Member Spotlight: President Hans Cederlund, SACC-Texas

Hans Cederlund won the big jackpot in the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, also known as Green Card Lottery back in 2011. Moving from Sweden to start a new life in Houston was a big step for the family but something they have never regretted. Today, he is the President of […]

Workshop on Higher Education Collaboration

On the 4th of October SACC-USA held a Breakfast Workshop at the House of Sweden in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden, the Swedish Institute and the Institute of International Education. The topic for this workshop was about advancing visibility of opportunities and best practices in higher education collaboration between […]

Sweden’s New Climate Initiative

Previously a journalist at Månadsjournalen magazine, a member of the Swedish Parliament under the Green Party, and now the Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, Isabella Lövin made history by passing what is being described as a historical climate change policy. This framework, to be implemented in 2018, calls […]

Reversing the Balance Sheet

Per consequence of the severe economic crisis of 2008, the Federal Reserve participated in a complex process called quantitative easing to put the economy back on track. In response to the plummeting housing prices, soaring unemployment rate and imminent bankruptcy of major financial institutions such as Meryl Lynch, the Federal […]

STHLM Tech Fest – The Power of Startup

Innovation. This concept has manifested itself as the defining feature of any successful business in this technologically progressive age.  Many view today’s society as one in transition, as humans are moving away from traditional modes of business and becoming increasingly immersed in a world that is constantly evolving. To keep […]

Interview with Johan Henriksson

Johan Henriksson, Business Unit President at Skanska Infrastructure Development, sees great potential on the American market but recognizes the importance of identifying the right projects and partners. See the interview from SACC-USA Executive Forum 2017 here.

Craft to dress up the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams

SACC-USA congratulates Swedish Craft that has gotten the honor to dress up the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams for the 2017-2018 season! We are delighted over our Swedish-American collaboration and wish the teams all the best for the upcoming season! Photo: Craft Sportwear North America.

Utlandssvenskarnas Parlament 2017

On August 22nd, Svenskar i Världen will be arranging the 6th edition of Utlandssvenskarnas Parlaement (Parliament of Swedish Foreigners). Svenskar i Världen is an independent non-profit organization, founded in 1938, engaged with promoting and advocating for the rights of Swedish citizens abroad. This is done primarily through covering, informing and influencing on behalf of their […]