University of Turku Joins Forces with the City for Climate Neutrality by 2030Generated with AI.
The University of Turku is playing a pivotal role in supporting the City of Turku's ambitious climate objectives as part of the EU Mission "100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities." Committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2029, the University has made substantial progress, reducing its carbon footprint by one-third in just five years. Rector Jukka Kola emphasizes the University's influence through its extensive research and education programs, which integrate sustainable development principles. Vice Rector Kalle-Antti Suominen highlights the collaborative efforts within the higher education sector to meet carbon neutrality by the end of the decade, illustrating the University's dedication to being a proactive and responsible entity in the global climate action movement.