Threat of increasing urban sprawl by EU Nature Restoration Law
The nature restoration law would significantly complicate sustainable growth in cities and towns and would in fact, on the contrary to its aim, lead to urban sprawl being harmful for both nature and climate. Therefore, we drive a change regarding its Article 6 “Restoration of urban ecosystems”.Find out more
HelsinkiSmart highlights the smart expertise in Helsinki-Uusimaa
The website Helsinkismart.fi showcases the most innovative and interesting projects, companies and ideas in Helsinki-Uusimaa. We call the international community to join us and to create smart innovations together!Read more about Helsinki Smart Region
HelsinkiSmart highlights smart expertise in Helsinki-Uusimaa
The website Helsinkismart.fi showcases the most innovative and interesting projects, companies and ideas in Helsinki-Uusimaa. We call the international community to join us and to create smart innovations together!Read more at the website Helsinkismart.fi
Helsinki-Uusimaa Award 2024 – Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development
With the Helsinki-Uusimaa Award, the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council wants to offer a reward with the themes Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development. This time the reward is given for activities furthering cooperation, culture and an ecologically more sustainable way of life in the region.
Bring forward your suggestion for Helsinki-Uusimaa Business Award – rewarding Responsibility and Impact
Suggestions for the Helsinki-Uusimaa Business Award Winners can be sent until 15 August 2023. This time Responsibility and Impact are the themes to be rewarded for.
Cities and regions demanding amendments to EU Nature Restoration Law
The largest cities in Finland, most of its Regional Councils and the Association of Finnish Municipalities have expressed their serious concern about Article 6 of the EU Nature Restoration Law, currently under preparation. A shared statement with a comprehensive list of signatories, with suggested amendments to the draft regulation, has been given to be used by the current government formation negotiators in our country. Advocacy work is also continuously carried out in Brussels.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley at Circular Super Week – Meet international investors and learn scalable solutions
The World Circular Economy Forum brings international circular economy professionals and investors to Helsinki from 29 May to 2 June 2023. The Helsinki-Uusimaa Region and its Circular Valley take part in organizing events during this super week.
Helsinki-Uusimaa Region in Figures
of those speaking another language in Finland live in Helsinki-Uusimaa
of the Finnish GDP
of R&D expenses in Finland
of the land are is forest