About Swedfund

We are the Development Finance Institution of the Swedish state. Our mission is to combat poverty by investing in and develop sustainable business in the world’s most challenging markets.

Our organisation

Today we have a staff of 52. Our membership in EDFI – in combination with intensive networking with businesses, organisations and authorities – enables us to offer knowledge and experience of the entire investment cycle.

  • Staff

    Swedfund has a staff of 52. 48 at our head office in Stockholm and four in Nairobi.

  • Our Board of Directors, MD and auditors

    Our board, nominated by the responsible ministry, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, includes a Chairperson and seven members.

    Our Board of Directors, MD and auditors
  • The Network EDFI

    As a bilateral DFI – Development Finance Institution – Swedfund is one of 15 members of the European network EDFI where all institutions work towards common goals.

    The Network EDFI
  • Our Swedish network

    Strong networking enables us to fight poverty on a broader front and obtain faster results.

    Our Swedish network

Governance and guidelines

We should contribute to the goals of Sweden’s politics for global development (PGU). We should participate to financially, socially and environmentally sustainable investments, which create better living conditions for people living under poverty and suppression.

  • Guidelines and policies

    A continuous dialogue with our owner, partners and other stakeholders is essential to carry out our mission. Beside our own and the State's policies and guidelines, we align with and follow a number of international policies, frameworks, guidelines, commitments and policies.

    Guidelines and policies
  • Swedfund’s Strategic Sustainability Goals

    Swedfund’s four strategic sustainability goals are based on our mission - poverty reduction.

    Swedfund’s Strategic Sustainability Goals
  • UN PRI & UN Global Compact

    In 2012, Swedfund made a commitment to participate in both the UN Global Compact and the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, UN PRI.

    UN PRI & UN Global Compact
  • Corporate Governance

    The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation has the owner’s responsibility for Swedfund since January 1, 2015. However, The Foreign Ministry has continued responsibility for relevant issues and development policies.

    Corporate Governance
  • Shareholder's Meetings

    The Annual general meeting will be held on April 29 2021.

    Shareholder's Meetings
  • Governance Report


Download and read Swedfund’s reports, accounting and fact sheets. If you have any questions or if you need further information, please contact Amelie Alte.

  • Published the Sep 14 2021

    Swedfund in Brief

    A pamphlet shortly presenting Swedfund's portfoilo and sectors.

  • Published the Jun 22 2021

    Guiding Note Climate

    Guiding notes describe Swedfund’s view and process for the implementation of the key sustainability themes that are defined in Swedfund’s Policy for Sustainable Development and Anti-Corruption such as Climate, Decent Work, Gender and Human Rights.

  • Published the Apr 8 2021

    Swedfund Disclosure Statement, Operating Principles for Impact Management

  • Published the Sep 29 2020

    Swedfund Project Accelerator

    Pamphlet describing the Project Accelerator

Annual reports

  • Published the Jun 22 2021

    Swedfund Integrated Report 2020

    Development finance for a sustainable future Swedfund's eighth fully integrated report.

  • Published the Mar 28 2019

    Swedfund Integrated Report 2019

    Swedfund's seventh fully integrated report.

  • Published the Jun 20 2019

    Swedfund Integrated Report 2018

    With a focus on humanity

  • Published the Jun 21 2018

    Swedfund Integrated Report 2017

    Equation 2030 - Capital that achieves the goals


Press contact and logos

For news and press releases, please visit our Pressroom at Mynewsdesk, where you can also find images and contact information.

Director of Strategy and Communication: Karin Kronhöffer, Director Strategy & Communication, phone +46 72 050 31 91.

Download our logos and press images.

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