Sustainability networks

Aalto University operates actively in global and national sustainability networks. Get to know our networks better.
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Sustainability networks

This page contains more in depth introductions to various networks, instructions for signing up for newsletters and social media links.

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Sustainability networks Aalto is a part of

Aalto coordinates the Nordic Sustainable Campus Network. We are also members of Finnish UniPID, European Climate KIC and several other platforms promoting sustainability.

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Baltic University Programme (BUP) (external link)

BUP, a network of institutions of higher education, concentrates on sustainability, environmental protection and democracy in the Baltic Sea Region.

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Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC) (external link)

CLC is a network of companies, researchers and cities who strive to be among the leaders in terms of climate ambition.

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EIT Climate-KIC (external link)

EIT Climate-KIC brings together transformative, systemic innovations that together can trigger a shift in the existing system.

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Finnish Business & Society (FIBS) (external link)

FIBS is the largest corporate responsibility network not only in Finland but also in the Nordic countries. A forum to meet the need of companies and the rest of the society for a common channel for exchanging and creating information.

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Helsinki City Climate Partners (external link)

The Climate Partners network is intended for companies that want to take part in making Helsinki a carbon-neutral city. It is also possible for institutions like universities, colleges and other organisations to participate in the operation of the network as ‘support members’.

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ISCN (external link)

ISCN provides a global forum for campuses to share ideas for achieving sustainability on campus and integrating it in research and teaching.

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Keke Forum (external link)

Keke Forum aims to enhance sustainable development in higher education in Finland. The forum engages more than 200 people.

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NSCN (external link)

The network targets sustainability/environmental staff working in Nordic higher education institutions – both in administration and teaching.

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UniPID (external link)

UniPID is a network of Finnish universities to support interdisciplinary studies and research, societal impact and sustainable development.

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YJY – Association for Environmental Management (external link)

The Association for Environmental Management, known as ”YJY” in Finland, was established in 1996. Its main mission is to promote environmental management and improve its members´ professional competence.

Networks at Aalto

To hear more about Aalto Sustainability Hub, join our internal mail list or subscribe to our external monthly newletter by sending a request to aalto.sustainability(a) 

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Aalto Global Impact (AGI) (external link)

AGI promotes and facilitates Aalto University´s research and educational programmes for societal impact globally.

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Aalto Sustainability (AS)

Aalto Sustainability team (during 2018-2020 as Aalto Sustainability Hub) increases interdisciplinary collaboration and promotes sustainability in teaching, campus development and other operations at Aalto.

Besides these networks, we conduct great sustainability related research at Aalto. To learn more about research groups click here.

Sustainability Projects

Aalto University is a part of several sustainability related projects.

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Climate University (external link)

Climate University, a project of 11 Finnish universities, offers multidisciplinary, digital learning courses on sustainability.

News sites

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CSR News (external link)

CSR news publishes national and international news about corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

Financial support

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Academy of Finland (external link)

Academy of Finland funds high-quality scientific research and provides expertise in science and science policy.

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Hanaholmen (external link)

Hanaholmen manages four Nordic foundations with the mission to promote cooperation between Nordic countries in all areas of society.


Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (external link)

HELSUS is a cross-faculty research community in sustainability science within the University of Helsinki.

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Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation (external link)

Nessling Foundation funds outstanding environmental research that is both solution oriented and collaborative.

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Nordplus (external link)

Nordplus offers financial support to educational cooperation between partner countries in Baltic and Nordic areas.

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Foundation for Economic Education (external link)

The Foundation for Economic Education promotes future oriented research in business and economics by awarding grants and scholarships.

Professional and labour market organisations

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TEME (external link)

Trade Union for Theatre and Media Finland is a cultural organization and a trade union supporting professionals, students and freelancers.

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Ekonomit (external link)

The Finnish Business School Graduates is a central organization for graduates and students in economics and business administration.

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TEK (external link)

Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK is a professional and labour market organisation.

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