News from the City of Stockholm
Stockholm’s positive development continued in the third quarter of 2016, according to the Stockholm Economy Report. Wages increased and unemployment continued to fall in both Stockholm County and the City of Stockholm compared with the same quarter last year.Go to "Positive economic development in Stockholm"
In mid-December top scientists, royalty and politicians gather in Stockholm to honor this year’s Nobel laureates. Stockholm offers many attractions to those who wish to take part in the Nobel frenzy.Go to "Experience Stockholm's many Nobel attractions"
Stockholm was elected vice president of Eurocities at the organisation’s annual general meeting in Milan on 18 November. The position is usually held for a period of two years, and is considered a preparatory position for the presidency of the organisation.Go to "Stockholm elected vice president of Eurocities"
Ms Karin Wanngård, Mayor of Stockholm announced November 16th Wayne Roberts, director of Katie Says Goodbye, as winner of Stockholm Impact Award.Go to "Stockholm Impact Award goes to Wayne Roberts"
London, Singapore, Toronto and Paris top the 2016 benchmark of the broad urban qualities that make 30 global business, finance and culture capitals, according to new report from PwC.Go to "Stockholm receives high ranking in Cities of Opportunity report"
The Eurovision Song Contest final in Stockholm drew a large number of international visitors and generated SEK 263 million in revenue, which is equivalent to 175 full-time jobs.Go to "Eurovision Song Contest generated 263 million"
The 2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index ranks 100 global cities on three dimensions of sustainability: people, planet and profit.Go to "Stockholm places third in Sustainable City Index"
During the first six months of 2016, more money was invested in Stockholm-based tech companies than during all of 2015 and 2014 together, according to a breakdown by the Nordic Web, a resource on venture capital for the Nordic startup scene.Go to "Record investments in Stockholm tech companies"
Stockholm tops once again Ericsson's Neworked Society Index as the world's smartest IT city.Go to "Stockholm tops ranking of world's smartest IT city"