The Swedish Chamber is proud to present Per Heggenes, CEO of IKEA Foundation, as our prominent Dinner Speaker at The Swedish Chamber’s 60th Anniversary Royal Gala Dinner at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, on June 7, 2022.
Per Heggenes is the CEO of IKEA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Stichting INGKA Foundation, the owner of the Swedish home furnishings company, IKEA. The IKEA Foundation is a strategic philanthropy that focuses its grant making efforts on tackling the two biggest threats to children’s futures: poverty and climate change. It currently grants more than €200 million per year to help improve family incomes and protect the planet from climate change. Since 2009, the IKEA Foundation has granted more than €1.5 billion to create a better future for children and their families. In 2021 the Foundation decided to make an additional €1 billion available to accelerate the reduction of Greenhouse Gas emissions over the next 5 years.
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Royal Gala Dinner welcomes +300 members and guests both made possible by our Exclusive Sponsors Inter IKEA Systems B.V., Handelsbanken, Saab, and AKD Benelux Lawyers, and our Corporate Sponsors Ericsson, T. Ljungberg B.V., Klarna, Scania Production Nederland, SKF Group, KPMG, Stena Line, Storytel, TieKinetix, Volvo Cars, Heussen, Visit Sweden and in partnership with the Embassy of Sweden in The Netherlands.
For more information, please visit the Swedish Chamber of Commerce’s Anniversary webpage by clicking HERE.
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