News

Towards an eco-welfare state – how to direct the transition?

Towards an eco-welfare state – how to direct the transition?

We interviewed Mikko Jalas, Creative Sustainability Programme Director and Professor of Practice, about Towards Eco-Welfare State: Orchestrating for Systemic (ORSI) which is a joint research project between Tampere University, Finnish Environment Institute (Suomen ympäristökeskus, SYKE), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University. The research is funded in 2019-2022/25 by The Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland. The common research objective is analyzing the concept of eco-welfare state and developing policy and governance tools from the premise of a welfare state which highlights the justice and impartiality of societal transitions in Finland. The project is divided into four themes: public governance and budgeting for sustainability, fair transition in the everyday life of citizens, responsible innovation processes and steering of consumption choices. 

This news is from an external site. Read full article: here

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Related news

tasaiselle vaalealle pinnalle on muodostettu maailmankartta kahvijauheesta
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Circular Design Challenge Competition seeks new solutions

Finnish research organisations are looking to pool resources to create new, sustainable and significant business opportunities in the circular economy.

Matilda Palmu's Exhibition poster
Research & Art Published:

The story of a fabric

Matilda Palmu, who will graduate from the Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design master's programme in autumn 2020, describes her artistic process.
Aalto Summer School on Transportation poster
Research & Art Published:
Designs for a Cooler Planet 2020: Race for the Future
Research & Art Published:

Designs for a Cooler Planet — Helsinki Design Week 2020

Helsinki Design Week at Otaniemi showcases inspiring future designs related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal.