News from the City of Stockholm
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"
Stockholm is to become the smartest city in the world! The City of Stockholm invites innovators, startups, entrepreneurs, students and others around the world to the competition Open Stockholm Award 2016. The competition is based upon the open data the city offers. The theme of this year's competition is based on Stockholm's Vision for 2040 - a Stockholm for everyone and will consist of two parts.Go to "Open Stockholm Award 2016"
On March 30th United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a lecture in City Hall in memory of his predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld.Go to "UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held inspiring lecture"
Sydney, Melbourne and Stockholm are the most reputable cities in the world according to Reputation Institute’s City RepTrak. The survey is based on perceptions of economy, environment and government.Go to "Stockholm tops list of most reputable cities "
The exhibition facility ”Stockholmsrummet” opened in october at Kulturhuset by Sergels torg. The permanent exhibit shows the growing city as3D models, you can take digital tours and a see a large model of the city set under the glass floor.Go to "Welcome to "Stockholmsrummet""
New Year celebrations should be festive but safe. Slussen in central Stockholm will like previous years be a firework free zone. Instead, the City of Stockholm and Skansen invite you to enjoy a magnificient firework show from the waters outside Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm.Go to "Festive and safe New Year celebrations"