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Sweden and Stockholm are highly ranked

Stockholm ranked 7th on the Global Destination Sustainability Index
The result from the Gobal Destination Sustainability Index for 2022 shows that Stockholm takes 7th place. This means a jump of fifteen places and that Stockholm now ranks second among capital cities.

The GDS-Index is the leading sustainability benchmarking and improvement programme for destinations around the world. Global Destination Sustainable Movement. "The vision of the GDS-Index is to engage, inspire, and enable destinations to become more regenerative and sustainable places to visit, meet, and thrive in". More information, GDS Movement >

Stockholm - a leader in urban sustainability
The Corporate Knights Sustainable Cities Index ranks 50 global cities on air quality, emissions, renewable energy and other sustainability measures and is the world’s first interactive, crowd-sourced sustainability index for cities. As the highest-performing city in the 2022 Sustainable Cities Index universe, Stockholm is a leader in urban sustainability. Read more.

Sweden ranked best country in the world for sustainable tourism when global market research company Euromonitor International compared the sustainability of 99 countries in terms of environmental, social and economic sustainability, transport, lodging, risks and the demand for sustainable tourism.

Learn more by downloading the report here, "Top countries for Sustainable Tourism" (Euromonitor International, March 2021).

Read the press release from Visit Sweden here

A high rank also in the Europe Sustainable Development Report
Sweden ranked second in the Europe Sustanable Development Report in 2021. The Report ranks how the European countries are performing in reaching the Global Goals in Agenda 2030. Access the full report here.