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Pathways for the Green Future - Supporting Finnish Municipalities in Urban Greening Plans (GreeningCities)
Project | Published: 2022-06-30

Background In 2019 the European Commission formulated the “European Green Deal”, a roadmap of key policies, legislative proposals, and strategies to implement sustainable energy transition. The ...

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Built environment information system – RYTJ
Project | Published: 2022-03-16

Photo: The Ministry of the Environment   The new national built environment information system (RYTJ) gathers data related to construction and zoning. The system will have two d...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Built environment information system – RYTJ
Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
Project | Published: 2022-02-10

The “demand side” of the market, actions by citizens as consumers and producers of to low carbon energy now plays an increasing role in the decarbonization of energy and built environment that are th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature
Press release | Published: 2022-01-21

Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain s......

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

© Aki Reinimäki SYKE publishes specialist reviews on topical issues of social relevance. SYKE’s researchers and specialists produce approximately 600 titles, for various publications, ann...

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SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
News | Published: 2021-11-03

Finland is one of the top countries in overconsumption. Our unsustainable lifestyle accelerates biodiversity loss and climate change – two of the most pressing environmental crises of our time. Along ......

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Research & Development > Circular economy > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
Research & Development > Climate change > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
Research & Development > Consumption and production > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
Research & Development > Nature > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
Research & Development > Production of environmental information > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
Research & Development > Sea > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
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Research & Development > Water > SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities
Project | Published: 2021-10-01

  Objectives The project encourages reusing and utilizing recycled materials in civil and urban construction. The aim is to save valuable and finite natural resources and to red...

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Synergies and trade-offs between carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of buildings (SynTra)
Project | Published: 2021-09-28

Project description This project promotes construction of sustainable public buildings by increasing knowledge on how to achieve both low carbon footprint (CF) and resource-efficiency targets in...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Synergies and trade-offs between carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of buildings (SynTra)
Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs almost 700 professionals, almost 510 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable develo...

Experts
Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

ENVECOPACK is a two-year project (2021-2023) co-financed with Eurostat 2020 grants on environmental and ecosystem accounting and waste statistics.  First, we look at pilot marine and freshw...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

The most common infill material used in the constructions of artificial football turfs is styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) granulate. Evaluations from other Nordic countries suggest that artificial tur...

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Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Project | Published: 2021-02-23

Background The New Urban Agenda (NUA) was adopted at the United Nations Conference Habitat III in Quito 2016 to guide sustainable urban development. It supports the implementation of the Ag...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Project | Published: 2020-11-27

Objectives Mixed use development refers to a practice where more than one type of activity, such as housing, jobs or services are assigned to the same building, groups of buildings, or area. ...

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Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Project | Published: 2020-11-25

Research topics We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Schools meet society - Insights for updating sustainability education
Event | Event starts: 2020-09-11

How can young people develop their competences as active members of the society as part of education? How can schools and organisations such as planning institutions collaborate? This seminar brings t......

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Dissertation: In between two worlds? Science-policy interaction in Finnish environmental governance
Press release | Published: 2020-06-16

Solving complex problems requires interaction between researchers and actors in environmental policy. Sanna-Riikka Saarela, head of unit at the Finnish Environment Institute, writes in her dissertatio......

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Research & Development
Published: 2016-02-08

We study environmental changes on a broad scale and search for ways to solve environmental problems. We confront significant environmental questions such as climate change and the sufficiency of natu...

Research & Development
Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Press release | Published: 2020-05-29

According to the updated urban-rural classification, more than 72 per cent of the Finnish population now reside in the urban areas of the country. The degree of urbanisation has increased more than tw......

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Open information > Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Research & Development > Built environment > Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
Research & Development > Urbanisation > Updated urban-rural classification: Finland’s degree of urbanisation currently at over 72 per cent
SYKE 25 years
Published: 2022-01-20

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE was established 25 years ago. Our diverse research and expert organisation offers information and multidisciplinary expertise vital to decision-making. Together wit...

SYKE 25 years
Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  CURRENT See the material from the  Schools Meet Society - Insights for Updating Sustainability Education - Seminar 11 September, 2020  below ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT

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