Thanks to governmental funding Business Sweden can offer extended support to the Swedish environmental technology companies, wishing to expand in the U.S. market. By offering a sustained effort to promote trade between Sweden and the United States the alliance aims to make it easier for companies that want to enter the U.S. market.
Business Sweden's efforts have been divided into three different tracks: Green Building, Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Transportation, areas for which Swedish companies have great potential on the U.S. market.
Activities in 2013 included e.g. Weftec Expo, local seminars in the U.S. and identification of business opportunities in the U.S. within clean tech. Many activities are planned for 2014 and further information can be found in the menu to the right.
This page covers reports and events arranged by Business Sweden, for the US Embassy SAGA homepage go to www.swedishamericangreenalliance.org
The Swedish American Green Alliance is an alliance between the Swedish and American governments, founded by an agreement signed by former Minister of Enterprise and Energy, Maud Olofsson, and former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Matthew Barzun
The S.A.G.A. Green Building track includes sectors such as energy and water efficiency, heating & cooling, alternative energy, urban planning, renewable materials and indoor environmental quality. The green building industry in the U.S. is growing at a high pace and offers great potential for Swedish companies.
The S.A.G.A Green Infrastructure track covers areas such as smart grids, water & wastewater management, green ICT, and renewable energy.
The U.S. transport sector is the largest in the world and account for 28% of the country’s total energy consumption. With record high carbon dioxide emissions from the transportation system and an increasing number of air, rail and vehicles passengers the transportation sector need dramatic change to become sustainable