Sustainability

Welcome to create solutions to the world's major challenges

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.

Students

Campus

Aalto University's campus in Otaniemi is the home of an innovative community. Explore the campus virtually at virtualtour.aalto.fi.

Our sustainable and green campus
School of business students sitting in front of the campus and laughing
CHEMARTS. Photo: Aalto University/ Eeva Suorlahti

Research for sustainability

Complex sustainability challenges like climate change, loss of biodiversity and global inequality call for ground-breaking and societally impactful research. Our key research areas give us a unique chance for creating practice-relevant knowledge on cutting-edge sustainability solutions.

Sustainability
An Aalto pen lying on the page of a study book, students working in the background / photo by Aalto University, Aino Huovio

Sustainability reports

Science, technology and arts play an important role in solving global sustainability problems. Aalto University’s strength is its strong multidisciplinary approach to humanity’s greatest challenges, such as environmental crises.

Sustainability
Kaksi henkilöä kampuksella.

Code of Conduct - Values into practice

The Aalto University Code of Conduct is one way of putting our values and way of working — the foundation of our community culture — into practice

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Aalto Global Impact

Aalto Global Impact

We promote and facilitate Aalto University’s research and education for global sustainable development.

Sustainability

News

Sähköauto Zoe
Campus Published:

Prices for charging electric cars will change at the Otaniemi campus and Aalto Töölö

The pricing for electric car charging is adjusted, beginning from 14.7.2022. The overall increase in electricity prices affects the charging expenses as well.
Design by Sushant Passi
Cooperation Published:

Fiskars Group donates EUR 250 000 to the field of arts and design at Aalto University

The donation is part of the long-term collaboration between Fiskars Group and Aalto University. The collaboration includes courses on, for example, sustainable design and materials of the future.
Korkeakoulu Square green area
Campus Published:

Improvement of the green area in the Korkeakoulu square to begin

Construction work at the green area on Korkeakoulu square will start in late June.
Wärtsilä's fuel jet and combustion chamber for optical measurements.
Cooperation Published:

Collaboration between Wärtsilä and Aalto University is expanding - aiming for sustainable future solutions

One key driver of the partnership is the energy transition and the need to develop new zero-emission fuel solutions.

Events

Josh Krute with the Pikku Finlandia tree designs
Exhibitions

The Trees of Pikku Finlandia

This exhibition by Josh Krute at Pikku Finlandia Hall in Töölö features relief prints made from cross sections of the building's unique pine tree pillars.
Estoril Conferences – for a more peaceful, sustainable and inclusive future
Conferences and workshops

Estoril Conferences – for all who want to change the world

The main venue will be the Nova School of Business and Economics in Portugal, Aalto University will host a panel discussion on Climate & Action in Aalto Design Factory
Sustainability through entrepreneurship poster
Exhibitions

Sustainability Through Entrepreneurship

Showcases prototypes of sustainability solutions through entrepreneurship developed by the students of the Aalto Ventures Programme Spring 2022. 
Sustainable acoustic materials
Exhibitions

Towards carbon negative acoustic environments in buildings

Experience how biofibre-based acoustic panels clear the sound environment. The carbon-negative acoustic panels developed by our research team increase comfort in any space by reducing disturbing sounds.

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Jussi Impiö

Head of Sustainable Solutions

Jasmin Järvinen

Kestävän kehityksen hankekoordinaattori

Elina Ruoho

Erityisasiantuntija

Katja Rönkkö

Senior Communications Specialist
U908 Communications Services
Paula Schönach

Paula Schönach

Senior Advisor, Sustainability
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