IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is based in Sweden but our clients and customers are found all over the world, not least in China where IVL has been active since 1986.

IVL was established 1966. We are owned by the  Foundation for IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute (SIVL). IVL Ltd and the Board of Directors are appointed in equal parts by both the Swedish Government and the by the industry. IVL is a limited company since 1982.

Apart from IVL Ltd the corporation includes the subsidiary companies Bastaonline AB, EPD International AB, IVL Environmental Technologies (Beijing) Company Ltd and the joint venture-company SEC in China. IVL is together with KTH Royal Institute of Technology the joint owner of Hammarby Sjöstadsverk.