IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is an independent, non-profit research institute, owned by a foundation jointly established by the Swedish Government and Swedish industry. IVL works with applied research and contract assignments for an ecologically, economically, and socially sustainable growth within business and society at large. The institute employs around 190 experts, which makes IVL a leading institute for applied environmental research and consultancy services. IVL undertakes research projects and contract assignments in the entire environmental field. The activities include for example climate issues, environmental technology, indoor environment, waste management, working environment, environmental measurements, and environmental quality evaluation. IVL also performs studies of the environmental effects in air, water, and soil, and the institute has its own accredited laboratories for analysis. All activities are linked to six major theme areas: Climate and energy, Sustainable building, Air and transport, Sustainable production, Resource-efficient products and waste, and Water. The broad scope of IVL's activities, combined with its multidisciplinary approach, enables IVL to offer its customers holistic solutions, as well as answers to highly specific problems.
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Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2019): Tord Svedberg
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Tord Svedberg
Leader gender: Male