SNS - Centre for Business and Policy Studies - is a non-partisan and independent non-profit organization that contributes to decision makers in politics, public administration and business being able to make well-informed decisions based on science and factual analysis. This is done through research, meetings and the publication of books.
How we work
SNS has three channels for supplying knowledge:
Research. SNS translates current social research into concrete advise for leading decision-makers in politics and business. The questions are formulated in dialogue with SNS members in business and public administration. The answers are given by researchers and are independent and based on facts.
Meetings. SNS is a meeting point for people with different backgrounds who are interested in society; decision makers from the private and the public sector, researchers, journalists and politicians. Our seminars, networks and educations contribute to an increased understanding and exchange among business, politics, public administration and research.
Books. SNS Förlag publishes research reports, other books aimed at stimulating policy debate and debate books with a focus on important questions in society.
How we are governed
SNS a non-partisan and independent non-profit organisation. The highest decision-making agency is the SNS Board of Trustees which consists of leading decision makers in business and the public administration.
How we are funded
We have four sources of funding for our activities:
- Membership fees from individuals, companies, government authorities and organizations.
- Research grants
- Conference fees
- The sales of books
SNS is a non-profit organisation.
Sweden’s most important network
SNS company members and individual members constitute Sweden’s most important network for people in business, politics and public administration who are interested in questions concerning society.
SNS has a total of 9500 members, 6000 of whom are connected through 245 company and organisation members and 3500 who are individual members.