Initiating change

We build knowledge, promote collaboration, and influence policy since 1986.

For the development of dynamic and sustainable business in Sweden

The Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation is an independent and non-partisan foundation supporting research and education in business administration and corporate law.

Our mission is to accelerate the development of dynamic and sustainable business in Sweden, by strengthening knowledge, promoting collaboration and influencing policy.

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May 24, 2024

Karl-Adam Bonnier's life and entrepreneurial journey captured in new book

On May 23rd, Karl-Adam Bonnier’s book, En ny tid – Livet som finansiell entreprenör, was released. It’s a personal book of his upbringing, his parents Tor and Tora Bonnier, his high school and college years in the USA, his service in the American military, and how his career as an entrepreneur began with the sale of premium bonds. He also shares the initiation of the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation, aimed at supporting Swedish entrepreneurship and making a broader impact.
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May 14, 2024

Thomas Malmer new Forum Manager for the Forum for Global Business

Thomas Malmer was involved in the development of the Forum for Global Business (FGB) and served as Forum Manager during the formative years of 2015-2016. Since then, he has been following the operations from a distance and is now looking forward to reassuming the leadership role as Elizabeth Walentin moves on to new opportunities.
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We build knowledge

The Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation initiates research and multidisciplinary projects that lead to the development and sharing of new knowledge in business administration and corporate law.

We identify knowledge gaps, fund research, and share new knowledge that contributes to the development of business in Sweden. Over the past years we have contributed to building knowledge in intrapreneurship, born globals, and the market changes in corporate bonds – to mention a few areas.

We promote collaboration

We connect decision-makers, experts and thought leaders from academia, politics, private and public stakeholders to debate issues and create synergies.

We create an independent and non-partisan arena for constructive dialogue. Our forums arrange salon debates and roundtable discussions where perspectives are broadened, relationships are built, and new ideas take shape. By promoting collaboration, we create the conditions for mobilization and development.

We influence policy

We accelerate the development of policy for a competitive business climate by promoting knowledge and collaboration.

The Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation creates conditions for different stakeholders to meet, debate and reach consensus. By sharing new knowledge and providing an independent arena for dialogue, we contribute to the development of policy proposals and accelerate improvements.

years of initiating change
triple helix seminars​
research projects and publications

Our purpose is to support research and education in business administration and corporate law.

- Chariman of the Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation