SDGs at Aalto University

Aalto University is the first Finnish university to sign universities' global Sustainable Development Goals Accord.
strategy workshop Image: Mikko Raskinen
Image: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University
Ilmakuva Väreestä ja Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Taivas upean punakeltainen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mika Huisman

Aalto University has signed 2019 the Global Climate Letter and is committed to carbon neutrality by 2030 (external link)

In advance of the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 26), networks and institutions working in Further and Higher Education are coming together to add their support to this letter that would be shared with key government officials and the media in advance of this event.

AaltoSDG introduction picture

AaltoSDG mobile application

The application shares monthly themes and weekly actions about sustainable living.

SDG accord

Aalto is committed to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Aalto is the first Finnish university to sign universities' global Sustainable Development Goals Accord.

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Sustainable Development Goals innovation challenge

Aalto University arranged a challenge to find new digital solutions to support implementing and reporting SDGs.

Tvättstugan - Learning for Sustainable Development -kurssi. Kuva Mikko Raskinen

Strategic focus areas of courses

Course labelling with SDGs is becoming a part of course descriptions.


Aalto University has signed an international Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Accord. By signing the Accord Aalto commits to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as part of its teaching, research, innovation activities, and campus development.

One way Aalto University will be promoting SDGs in lives of students and staff is the AaltoSDG -app, which will be launched in January 2020.  

Read more about Sustainable Development Goals Accord

Read more about Sustainable Development Goals

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Co-work by Unto Rautio

AaltoSDG application development in spring 2020

The AaltoSDG mobile application is actively developed throughout 2020 based on feedback from the users and Aalto community

AaltoSDG 2.0

Updated version of AaltoSDG is out

Share, rate and see your impact – here’s everything you need to know about AaltoSDG mobile application’s new update.

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