Owner

IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute is a limited company owned by the Foundation for IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute (SIVL). The aim of the Foundation is to promote long-term conditions for environmental research and through ownership guarantee IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute an independent position.

SIVL is responsible for the resources (80 MSEK 2013, of which 37 MSEK is guaranteed by the Government) put at disposal for co-financed environmental research at IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.

The SIVL Board is made up of members of whom half is appointed by the industry and business world, and half by the Government. The Chairman of the Board is appointed by the Government.

The SIVL Board appoints members to the IVL Board. In the IVL Board, just as in the SIVL Board, the Government and the industry are represented with an equal number of board members