Our strategy

Solutions for sustainability

We help solve grand challenges in and across our key areas. Finding solutions for sustainability is one of the three cross-cutting approaches in our living strategy.
Solutions for sustainability illustration inspired by art piece called Hidaka Ohmu by Julia Lohmann, illustration by Anna Muchenikova

The global sustainability crisis is one of the major trends shaping us. Our focus of development is to help solve grand challenges in and across our key areas. 

The actions we need to take to reach this include connecting our strengths to create solutions for grand challenges and pioneering sustainable solutions in our operations. 

The other cross-cutting approaches are

Radical creativity

Entrepreneurial mindset

People in charge of sustainability

Jussi Impiö

Head of Sustainable Solutions

Sustainability at Aalto University

Find out more about Sustainable Solutions at Aalto University.

Students

Sustainability

At Aalto, we create solutions that enable well-being within the planetary boundaries. With us, you get the opportunity to learn, research and do meaningful things in a unique environment: we combine the expertise in science, art, technology and economy to develop creative solutions to the world’s major challenges, such as the climate crisis. We are a community of thousands of students, researchers and experts with passion and expertise for both system-level solutions and the rapidly implemented new innovations.

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