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Metropolia joined on 26 September, 2012 The Climate Partners network, a joint organisation formed by business and the City of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. The network increased its list of members at an event held at the Helsinki City Hall, Mayor of Helsinki, Jussi Pajunen, signed environmental commitments with the Aalto University, ABB, Bring Express, Gaia, Gasum, Green Net Finland, the University of Helsinki, the Helsinki Cooperative Society Elanto (HOK-Elanto), Itella, Kämp Group, Metropolia, Motiva Oy, Nordic Offset, Finland’s environmental administration, Sitra, and Yleisradio Oy (Yle). In their respective commitments, the partners defined how they plan to mitigate climate change in their own operations.
Large companies, research facilities, and solution providers joined the Climate Partners on 26 September. The Climate Partners commit to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by enhancing their operations and offering better products and services for controlling climate change. In addition to signing the commitments, the Climate Partners network aims to improve the competitiveness of the companies, to find new business possibilities, and to enhance cooperation between the members of the network. Sitting at the same table with the companies, the research facilities can create new kinds of innovative solutions for a society that produces lower emissions.
The commitments are available at www.ilmastokumppanit.fi
Some examples of the commitments:
In addition to companies, the network hopes to attract partners from universities and polytechnics, organisations and other associations. Its goal is to attract as many different partners as possible in order to facilitate wide-ranging and innovative collaboration.
You can join Climate Partners at www.ilmastokumppanit.fi
Deputy Mayor Pekka Sauri will serve as the chairman of Climate Partners, and the network will be coordinated by the City of Helsinki Environment Centre together with the City of Helsinki Economic Development.
For more information, please contact:
Director of Environment Protection and Research
City of Helsinki Environment Centre