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Spring is finally here! Swedes’ love of nature shines through in their daily lives and in their concern for the environment. Photo: Thomas Adolfsén
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Today, most of the world’s 250 largest companies have realised the importance of corporate social responsibility, CSR. Some pioneering Swedish companies quickly saw the importance of running a business in a responsible and sustainable manner and led the way. Now the concept of CSR has spread around the world.
Some of the world’s most successful innovators are from Sweden. Women and men who change people’s lives, by overcoming challenges and breaking new ground. Before we meet some of them and have a look at their innovations, let’s discuss the question: Why Sweden − a country of less than 10 million inhabitants?
All power proceeds from the people. This is the foundation of parliamentary democracy in Sweden. Everyone has the same rights, the same opportunity to have their say, and everyone is free to scrutinize how the politicians and public agencies exercise their power.
Sweden is one of the largest countries in Europe, with great diversity in its nature and climate. Its distinctive yellow and blue flag is one of the national emblems that reflect centuries of history between Sweden and its Nordic neighbors.
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