News from the City of Stockholm
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"
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"