Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work results in sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 14,500 employees in 15 countries, we offer our customers the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 15.2 billion (€ 1.7 billion) (pro forma 2014). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.

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De Holle Bilt 22, Oranjerie , De Bilt , 3732 HM Netherlands

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Business Type:
Engineering service provider
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Management
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
1915
Employees:
Over 1000
Turnover:
10,000,000 - 100,000,000 €

This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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The future may seem remote to others, but it is very much present at Sweco. Our building service systems consultants are currently working on the indoor environment for a new hospital that will be admitting patients in five years’ time. Our traffic engineers are currently analysing a new underground metro line that will open to passengers in ten years. Our architects are currently designing what will be a vibrant, dynamic new city district in around 15 years. It is Sweco’s job to be one step ahead. For most people, the results of our work become reality in the future.

You should come to Sweco with high expectations. We promise to be your most approachable and committed partner. It should be easy to work with Sweco, and we will make every effort to understand your needs better than anyone else does. We also promise to make sure you receive exactly the right expertise the situation calls for. Whatever challenge you’re facing, you can count on Sweco to solve it.

Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. The results of our work are sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to clean water. With 14,500 employees in Northern Europe, we offer our customers the right expertise for every project. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is Europe’s leading architecture and engineering consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 16.0 billion (pro forma 2015). The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB.

Quick Facts

Core business
Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. We do this by offering qualified services in the fields of consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture.

International presence
Sweco is established in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Poland and Turkey.

Sweco carries out tens of thousands of projects in some 70 countries worldwide to ensure clean water, efficient infrastructure and sustainable energy solutions.

Net sales
Approx. 16 billion SEK (pro forma 2015).

Employees
Approx. 14,500 employees

Our Strategy
Sweco’s business model is decentralised and based on being close to our customers. Every customer should feel that Sweco’s consultants have an in-depth understanding of their business. Only then can we be the truly committed business partner who stands ready to create value for the customer in all facets of urban development.

Quality, Efficiency and Customer Profitability
By utilising our time and resources in the most effective way we provide our customers with both profitability and high quality. To ensure that we live up to our customers’ expectations, we measure satisfaction levels on a regular basis – and make further improvements if and wherever they are needed.

Talent and Dedication
Sweco is the sum of the expertise, experience and commitment of our employees. Every individual makes a great difference to the overall end result. Attracting, developing and retaining top talent is crucial to meeting the demands of our customers, which is why identifying talent and giving them the opportunity to succeed is a matter of the heart.

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Our history is really about the future. Being prepared for society´s needs and challenges has always been the foundation of our business. From the Industrial Revolution to today´s global urbanisation trend, we know that the communities and cities of tomorrow will always be different from those of yesterday – and that it will remain our job to stay one step ahead.

Our History is Based on Engineers and Architects Working Across the Globe.

  • Since our establishment in the late 19th century, these professions have evolved and are now crucial to today´s sustainable urban development.
  • Sweco started to grow to meet customers’ needs for a wide range of specialist expertise. Since the early 2000s, Sweco has acquired nearly 100 companies.
  • Our capacity to grow through acquisition has propelled us to the leading position we hold today. Our philosophy when merging with other companies is that the sum is greater than its parts. This strategy has proved highly beneficial to our customers, colleagues and shareholders.

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Sweco´s decentralised business model is a critical key to success. By having a simple, customer-focused way of working, Sweco has developed into a major international player while still maintaining local presence and expertise.

Operations are conducted in seven business areas: Sweco Sweden, Sweco Norway, Sweco Finland, Sweco Denmark, Sweco Netherlands, Sweco Western Europe and Sweco Central Europe. Sweco also has extensive project exports to the rest of the world.

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Transparency and responsibility are prerequisites for Sweco’s continued success as a decentralised company that has grown faster than most.

Sweco's Business Ethics Framework
It should be easy to do business with Sweco. There isn’t any small group of executives who maintain all important customer contacts. It is, rather, our 14,500 employees in their day-to-day meetings with customers who each assume major responsibility for their specific assignments.

This creates a great deal of flexibility, but also places high demands on our working procedures.

Procedures for responsible business practices
All of Sweco’s operations are required to comply with applicable laws and regulations, just as they must comply with Sweco’s internal policies and guidelines. All employees are responsible for familiarising themselves and complying with these policies and guidelines.

Business ethics underpin Sweco’s entire operations. Executive Team meeting agendas include a mandatory item on business ethics, and CSR risks are reported on a quarterly basis to Sweco’s Board of Directors.

A business ethics compass for consultants’ daily work: Business ethics relates to how we do business, how we behave towards one another, how we manage the organisation’s resources and how we act in relation to our external environment. Having a well-articulated business ethics compass in place is essential to Sweco’s ability to perform its assignments. All Sweco employees undergo business ethics training.

Take part of documents relating to Sweco's ethics framework by going to the For Partners section on the website.