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Helsinki million-euro energy challenge deadline beckons

Helsinki million-euro energy challenge deadline beckons

The challenge has been set up to find innovative new solutions to urban heating that go beyond burning fossil fuels and biomass to help the city meet its goal to be carbon-neutral by 2035.

City of Helsinki and Aalto University collaborate to build a sustainable city

City of Helsinki and Aalto University collaborate to build a sustainable city

The agreement is based on the two parties’ shared view that we must prepare for major changes and use this to build a more functional and safer world.

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 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.