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Index reveals the importance of digital progress in times of crisis

Index reveals the importance of digital progress in times of crisis

The Digital Economy and Society Index monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.

City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme

City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme

The free mobile CitiCap app automatically tracks a means of transport used and allows citizens in the Finnish city to benefit from reducing their own mobility emissions.

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model

Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model

Tampere, Espoo and Turku aim to create a model where cities, businesses, research organisations and citizens can develop neighbourhoods in line with circular economy principles.

Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions

Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions

The Finnish capital is inviting innovators to come up with "game-changing" ideas for the future of urban heating which can be implemented in Helsinki but shared around the world.

Helsinki invites 'speedy experiments' to help clean up Baltic Sea

Helsinki invites 'speedy experiments' to help clean up Baltic Sea

Companies, start-ups and research groups are invited to submit ideas that prevent plastic waste in the Helsinki area to support the Baltic Sea Challenge.