Drive for Life: a new initiative for young people at risk of social exclusion

2018-06-08: In collaboration with Axfoundation, the Norwegian initiative Drive for Life has begun operating in Sweden. Come and meet...

180 Nordic companies protest against Thailand

2018-04-11: 180 Nordic companies protest in a joint letter regarding the verdict against Andy Hall, which fell on March...

#food, #human rights, #supply chain, #thailand, #workers rights

ÖppnaDörren and Metro collaborate on ‘Open Door of the Year’

2018-03-28: Axfoundation’s initiative ÖppnaDörren (‘Open the Door’) will be co-organizer of the media house Metro Sweden’s newly launched integration...

#integration, #pluralism

Human rights defender found guilty in Thai court

2018-03-26: Human rights defender Andy Hall was sentenced by a Thai court today to pay 10 million baht ($321,000)...

#human rights, #thailand, #workers rights

Marks & Spencer publishes data on antiobiotics

2017-12-20: As the first supermarket chain in Britain, Marks & Spencer provides details about the use of antibiotics in...

#antibiotics, #food chain

Report on block chain for food traceability

2017-12-21: During 2017, Axfoundation, together with Martin & Servera, SKL Kommentus, SLL and Karios Future, has conducted a preliminary...

Social supermarket has positive effects on people and climate

2017-12-12: The social supermarktet “Matmissionen” in Veddesta Center north of Stockholm has been running for over a year and...

#climate, #food waste, #integration

Truth or dare on TV/UR Play

2017-12-06: Axfoundation’s conference Sanning och konsekvens (Truth or dare) is now aired on UR Play. Watch it (some in...

Open letter condemns conviction of Hall

An open letter to Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha condemns the conviction of labor activist Andy Hall. The...

World’s First Video Streaming Service for Language Development

In conjunction with the Social Innovation Summit October 25 to 26, the app SVT Språkplay (Swedish Television Language TV) was released—a...

Axfoundation Participant at the Social Responsibility Day 2016

The conference Social Responsibility Day 2016 will help you practically and strategically handle social responsibility as a part of your sustainability...

IP Standard for Working Conditions

On October 25 a Swedish certification for decent working conditions within crop and animal production was launched. The standard...

Broadened Networks Benefit All

Did you know that 7 out of 10 jobs are mediated through people we know? In other words, the networks...

The Industry Discusses Migrant Workers in Thailand

In late September, Axfoundation invited journalist and researcher Andy Hall to a first Swedish industry meeting on migrant workers in...

Web-based Sustainability Education at 95 Companies

This past year, Axel Johnson International has taken several important steps in its work towards sustainability. With 95 companies...

Social Supermarket to Re-open

Matmissionen (The Food Mission, in Swedish) is the first social supermarket in any of the Nordic countries, and it opened...

Six Axel Johnson Companies Using QuizRR

After the summer, Axel Johnson and Martin & Servera signed an agreement with QuizRR, a digital tool for training...

Meeting on Antibiotic Resistance in Brussels

Axfoundation’s work for reduced use of antibiotics has entered a new stage. On September 8, 2016, Axfoundation arranged a...

Axfoundation in Almedalen 2016

The Almedalen Week in Visby, Gotland, a three hours boat ride from Stockholm, is organized by the parliamentary parties...

Demands for Good Working Conditions in Swedish Agro Sector

Swedish local television SVT Skåne has reported about the exploited, underpaid migrant workers from other EU countries. A news report from June 9, 2016,...

Initiative for Sustainable Palm Oil in Cosmetics and Detergents

Axfoundation and Kicks has initiated SISPO (Swedish Initiative on Sustainable Palm Oil in Cosmetics and Detergents) — an industry-wide...

Antonia Ax:son Johnson Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Antonia Ax:son Johnson, founder of Axfoundation, has been awarded the Albert Bonnier Prize for Entrepreneur of the Year 2015....

Digital Training Tool for Workers’ Rights in China

A number of companies in the Axel Johnson Group have suppliers in China, where illegal overtime, insecurity and discrimination are...

EAT Stockholm Food Forum

EAT Stockholm Food Forum — focused on food, health and sustainability — is a unique conference where global leaders...

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