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Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

 

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Svenskt Näringsliv
Formation 2001
Legal status Political organization
Purpose Employers' organization
Location
President[1]
Jens Spendrup
Director-General[1]
Carola Lemne
Affiliations BUSINESSEUROPE
Website svensktnaringsliv.se

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise or Swedish Enterprise (private sector and business sector companies in Sweden. It has 49 member associations representing 60,000 member companies with more than 1.6 million employees.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Policy 2
  • Organisation 3
    • Leadership 3.1
    • List of member organisations 3.2
  • References 4
  • See also 5
  • External links 6

History

The current organisation is the result of a merger between the Swedish Employers Association (Swedish: Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningen, abbreviated SAF) and the Swedish National Federation of Industry (Swedish: Sveriges Industriförbund) that was completed in March 2001.[2]

Policy

Like its predecessors, the organisation is actively lobbying for pro-business interests. Tax cuts, especially the abolition of property and inheritance taxes, is a main priority. The organisation also promotes letting private enterprises take over the production of a larger part of services today mainly performed by the Swedish public sector, such as education and health services.

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise finances Timbro — a libertarian, free-market think tank — via the Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation (Swedish: Stiftelsen Fritt Näringsliv).[3]

Organisation

The current Director-General is the CEO of

  • Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • The Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation

External links

See also

  1. ^ a b c "Carola Lemne new Director General". Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "About us". Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation".  
  4. ^ "Årsredovisning 2012" (PDF) (in Swedish). Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. p. 18. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "BUSINESSEUROPE". Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Anders Kjellberg Kollektivavtalens täckningsgrad samt organisationsgraden hos arbetsgivarförbund och fackförbund, Department of Sociology, Lund University. Studies in Social Policy, Industrial Relations, Working Life and Mobility. Research Reports 2013:1, Appendix 3 (in English) Table D
  7. ^ "Medlemsorganisationer" (in Swedish). Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 

References

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise's members are employers' associations, trade associations or other groups of companies. Individual companies are members of the member organizations and thereby members of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.[7]

List of member organisations

Director-Generals: Presidents:

Leadership

[6]

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