The objective of the Skanssi area is to create a diverse environment that meets prerequisites for communal and environmentally conscious solutions. A separate report has been made regarding opportunities for introducing cars intended for shared use. In addition, opportunities for taking home offices, house saunas, rentable studios and allotment gardens into use are under investigation. The park area enables many kinds of activities regardless of age.
Finland’s success in the future is seen as being based heavily on bio and circular economies, cleantech and green growth. According to a report from Sitra, a circular economy could offer Finland’s economy 1.5–2.5 billion euros a year in growth potential. Finland has technological expertise, and by utilising this we could be one of the leading circular economy countries.
Sustainable development can be put in brief as follows: living in such a way that also the future generations have prerequisites for a good life.
Circular economy, resource wisdom, carbon neutrality, renewable energy – a dear child has many names, as the saying in Finland goes. All this is about choices for the future. Sustainable well-being means that the city will promote the well-being of its citizens in an economically, socially and ecologically sustainable way. In brief: no climate emissions, no waste and no overconsumption.
One section of the basic education national core curriculum approved by the Finnish National Board of Education is the responsibility over the environment, well-being and sustainable future. The objectives of sustainable development are included in the teaching of all basic education subjects.
The goal is to increase the student’s abilities and the motivation to work for the well-being of the environment and humans.
The aim of basic education is to raise citizens who are conscious of the environment and committed to a more sustainable way of life.
On Monday 11 June, Turku City Council is going to decide on a Climate Plan that will help with reaching the objective of carbon neutrality.
The aim is to join forces to promote sustainable development and improve water security.
Turku intends to be carbon neutral by 2040.
Turku City Council set the 2020 climate goal already in 2009 to be at least a 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the level of 19