IEER phase 3 was kicked off on December 13. The iEER project is back to business boosting young entrepreneurship, this time with a timely endeavour aiming to support entrepreneurs in their recovery from the economic shock brought by the Covid pandemic.
The representatives of the partner cities and regions of Scandria®Alliance have agreed to cooperate even more closely.
The Nordic Council of Ministers provided a public arena that through several events afforded participants an opportunity to give their input into the global warming debate, for the first time also in Helsinki.
Sustainable consumer choices and responsible business models are important themes for people in the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.
Helsinki-Uusimaa is one of six European Entrepreneurial Regions (EER) in 2022. The preparations for this theme year have commenced under the guidance of the management at the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council.
The possibilities and challenges of wood construction in both the Netherlands and Finland were the topics for a Timber Transition in Construction Industry webinar on Thursday October 7th, 2021.
According to many international comparisons, the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region is at the top of Europe and the entire world. Well-being, highly educated residents and an ability to innovate are included in our regional strengths. But there are issues needing to be improved, for instance sustainable development and employment.
According to a recent calculation by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), municipal climate emissions in Helsinki-Uusimaa decreased by 7 % in 2019 compared to the previous year. The emissions in all Finnish municipalities decreased by a total of 5,5 %.
When working with scenarios during autumn 2020 and winter 2021, reflections have been made on alternative long-term futures. Three scenarios describe developments and trends.
The preparation of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Programme commenced in early 2021 and the programme is being built in active cooperation with regional actors. It is expected to be ready by the end of 2021 and will be valid 2022–2025.