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Sustainability initiatives

  • Dodo, environmental organisation which aims to approach environmental issues in an open-minded way, trying to find new perspectives, relying on the power of factual discussion. Public events, discussion groups and projects.
  • Siirtymäliike Hämeenkyrö, Transition town

Initiatives by topic

Climate action

wikipedia:Climate change in Finland

Community energy

Finland's Renewable Energy

Wikipedia: Renewable energy in Finland, Finland National Renewable Energy Action Plan, Solar energy in Finland

Community involvement

Yhteismaa (Common Ground), a Finnish non-profit dedicated to participatory city culture and placemaking

Cycling activism

Critical Mass bicycle rides in Finland

Ethical consumerism

Buy Nothing Day

Food activism

Cottages and Allotments, City of Helsinki

Open spaces

Green Hearts, Park Walks in Helsinki

Towards sustainable economies

wikipedia:Cleantech Finland

Helpful information

University of Helsinki: EN

Loans from banks: Lainanvälittäjä

Marketing in Finland: SEOSEON EN

Train schedules: EN

Bus timetables and routes in Helsinki region: EN

The Official Travel Guide of Finland: EN


Regular events

Restaurant Day 2015, Visit Helsinki, approximately once every three months

News and comment


Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless. Dec 17 [1]

Helsinki Treats New Bike-Share as Another Form of Public Transit, May 27 [2]


Finland is considering giving every citizen a basic income, December 5 [3]

The Sharing Economy is Booming in Helsinki: Here's Why, October 22 [4]

Dinner Under the Helsinki Sky Turns Busy Street into Community Table, September 14 [5]

Helsinki Volunteers Reinvent the Public Sauna, September 4 [6]

Why Helsinki – a mix of Detroit and Geneva – is one of the most exciting cities in the world, Aug 10 [7]

Finnish parliament approves new climate bill that commits to 80% emissions reductions by 2050, March 6. [8]

Mobility survey reveals three-quarters of Helsinki journeys are sustainable, January 7 [9]


Finland Sets New Goal For Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions, June 11 [10]


"Finland is about to start using crowdsourcing to create new laws", September 20 [11]


Citizens data initiative

Urban Facts, open data at the City of Helsinki.

Community resources

Sompasauna, wood burning self-service public sauna in Helsinki built and maintained by a group of volunteers.


Helsinki Region Transport - Vehicles, bus and tram (English)

Google Maps Location


wikipedia:Finnish Environment Institute

Interwiki links

Wikipedia: Finland, Environmental issues in Finland


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  4. Shareable
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  8. Friends of the Earth Europe
  9. European Green Capital
  10. ThinkProgress
  11. GigaOM