Metro Chief Digital Officer, Lotta Karlsson, named ‘Future Female Leader’

Lotta Karlsson has been on Ledarna’s annual list of “Future Female Leaders” for the past three years.

For the third year in a row, Metro’s Chief Digital Officer, Lotta Karlsson is being honored as one of 75 of Sweden’s “Future Female Leaders.” It’s an honor akin to the Forbes’ 30 under 30, but specifically for Swedish women under the age of 35.

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MAD MAN’s Metro

After Lady Gaga, Richard Branson and Mark Ruffalo, “Mad Men” creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner took over Metro for a day.

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Bloomberg talks Climate Change for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, Metro sat down with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to talk about climate change. Bloomberg serves as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, and is part of a group of business and policy leaders who have commissioned studies to help businesses prepare for rising tides and unexpected droughts, called the Risky Business Project.


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Metro Celebrates Earth Day

To mark Metro’s commitment to Earth Day and all things green, we have partnered up with Earth Day Initiative New York (6 years running) to promote innovative green ideas from forward-thinking people. We’ve invited celebrities like Ian Somerhalder, Bill Nye and Adrian Grenier to weigh in on the environmental issues that matter most. There is an Op-ed from John Oppermann, the executive director of Earth Day Initiative New York. You can also find original Metro content focusing on biodiversity, a sharing economy and the Earth benefits of a vegetarian diet. Check out the content in-paper or online and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to gain access to all of our Metro green coverage.

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How Metro created media history

– Has this ever been done before?
– No…
– Great – Let´s do it!

This is how it all began: in an office in Stockholm, winter 1994. Three journalists – Pelle Anderson, Robert Braunerhielm and Monica Lindstedt – could hardly believe their ears. After countless Swedish banks, money lenders, investors and media companies had declined their proposal, somebody had finally said yes. His name was Jan Stenbeck, Chairman of the Kinnevik Group.

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Discover Cambridge Magazine hits the Streets

Cambridge may not be the state’s biggest city, but it more than pulls its weight as a destination, with a wealth of gourmet restaurants, cool bars and hip music venues. (Oh, and one or two world class universities.) That means there are an awful lot of smart people hanging around, and often starting up some very cool companies.

Learn all about a few of them, as well as all the places you can eat, drink and sing your way to life as a happy Cantabridgian.

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Celebrating 20 years of Metro

On February 13, 1995, Metro launched its first ever free newspaper edition in Stockholm. Twenty years on, the newspaper has expanded across the globe to become the world’s largest global newspaper with over 20 million readers.

Sakari Pitkänen, a former long-time employee of Metro, who since the mid-1990s served as editor of Metro Stockholm and then global editor-in-chief of Metro International, tells us the success story of the worldwide media group.

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