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The City of Turku has the goal to become a carbon-neutral city by 2040, placing Turku among the world’s most ambitious cities in terms of sustainability. The biggest reductions in greenhouse gas emissions will be reached by increasing the share of renewable energy sources in district heating and electricity production, by increasing energy efficiency in all operations, and by promoting sustainable modes of transport and mobility.

For more on the City of Turku's low-carbon, smart city, and sustainability pilots, efforts, and goals see the City's website.

Programs

Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.