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Helsinki launches global €1 million sustainable energy challenge

Helsinki launches global €1 million sustainable energy challenge

The Finnish capital wants to find a way of replacing coal with carbon-neutral and low-biomass solutions, and is challenging other cities to join the quest.

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

The global initiative supports Helsinki’s goal of achieving a more significant role for cities in implementing the sustainable development goals.

Helsinki becomes first European city to deliver Sustainable Development report

Helsinki becomes first European city to deliver Sustainable Development report

Goals in the Finnish capital’s latest City Strategy align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the findings of its report will inform its future plans.

Helsinki: virtual capital of the world?

Helsinki: virtual capital of the world?

The Finnish capital is inviting top virtual reality developers to create what it claims is an internationally unique virtual city experience

Helsinki offers citizens personal training for climate change

Helsinki offers citizens personal training for climate change

The mayors of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen are helping citizens in the city’s metropolitan area to make climate-friendly choices in everyday lives