By taking into consideration the environment and sustainability issues while organising an event, you can spare nature and save some money in your event budget. Organising events with sustainability in mind shows the event organiser's responsibility.
Sustainable development in Turku
The City of Turku is committed to the Turku 2029- city strategy, where the principles of sustainable development are considered in every activity.
Promoting sustainable tourism in the Turku region is one of Visit Turku's key priorities. How can each of us influence the sustainability of our own holiday or trip? Here are five tips that everyone, whether an independent tourist or those travelling for business, can keep in mind.
Through the example it sets in its own activities and operation, Visit Turku aims to encourage its partner companies to develop their own practices toward the achievement of certification in sustainable tourism. As a tourist destination, Turku views the sustainable certification as of critical importance to tourism operators in the area.
As a regional organisation, Visit Turku strengthens the region's attractiveness in terms of sustainability, through marketing communications and by offering sustainable travel and tour packages.
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.
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.
Turku together with 14 surrounding municipalities and other stakeholders have worked hard to provide innovative and high-quality drinking water pro
The basis of the scenario work is the development objectives of the city centre approved by the City Council, according to which the city centre mu
Various vehicles have been tested from electric bikes to scooters and electric mopeds.
In her opening speech Mayor Minna Arve stated that the City of Turku is very happy to host the Baltic Sea Region Forum:
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