Entries by Camilla Jennings

The mining industry – one of Australia’s most important sectors

The mining industry is one of Australia’s most important sectors bringing investment opportunities, jobs, taxes and wealth to the Australian economy. Göran Fredrik Göransson founded the Swedish global engineering company Sandvik in Sweden in 1862; today it specialises in mining and rock excavation, metal-cutting and materials technology. Being a major actor in one of Australia’s key industries comes

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SACC Perth teamed up with H&M for a Sustainable Business event in May 2018

In 1947, the Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H&M opened its first store in Västerås, Sweden. Sixty-seven years later, their doors opened for the first time on the Australian continent. Being a global fashion brand in one of the biggest industries in the world comes with a lot of responsibility in terms of sustainability. On H&M’s website,

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SACC Perth WA – Strengthening business ties

Figge Boksjo says Swedish business values are well respected. Photo: Attila Csaszar Strengthening business ties Author: Matt Mckenzie Published: Wednesday, 21 March, 2018 Two new business groups plan to strengthen Western Australia’s economic links with innovative overseas economies, with the Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce and WA Singapore Business Connect opening Perth chapters. Figge Boksjo,

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The legacy of leaving nothing to no one – Vale Ingvar Kamprad

The news of the passing of Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Ikea this week sent lovers of the furniture super stores into mourning. But the realisation that that one of the world’s wealthiest people had passed away also had those in the legal fraternity around the world looking into the realities of inter-generational wealth transfer. The concept of

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