Tag: Carbon neutrality
Environment and nature
Vantaa wants to be a carbon-neutral city where natural resources are used sparingly. As the local environmental authority, Vantaa provides environmental permits and monitors food safety.
Vantaa innovation competition—open to everybody—searches for urban innovations of all sizes
Vantaa innovation competition, opening in mid-April, is open to everybody. A sum total of €300 000 will be divided between the best ideas. The competition seeks solutions for everyday services, thriving city centers, and combating climate change.
The purpose of school meals is to provide the students with nutritious and tasty food that meets the nutrition recommendations. A school meal is served every day, and it is free of charge.
Knowhow and involvement – children and the young to participate in making more sustainable food culture
The goal of the project is to increase eating percentages while simultaneously diminishing Meal Services’ carbon footprint, as well as to teach children and the young the principles of sustainable lifestyles.
Child friendly Vantaa to receive an action plan of its own
Vantaa City Executive Board had its last meeting this year on December 12, 2021. The meeting ratified the City of Vantaa’s Child Friendly City 2022-2023 action plan, confirmed the results of the youth council election, and decided to apply for membership in the EU Commission’s 100 Climate-Neutral
Climate action in Vantaa
Vantaa has set itself the goal of being a carbon-neutral city in 2030. The city’s resource-smart roadmap dictates Vantaa's environmental goals.
Energy Growth Lab for companies in energy or smart buildings – Apply now!
Are you a growth-stage startup or a scale-up working on real-life problems in the field of energy or smart buildings?
6Aika and resource-wise Vantaa: smaller carbon footprints
The 6Aika projects invest heavily in low-carbon solutions which have translated into ecologically sustainable business operations.
You can grow mushrooms indoors and potatoes in the air
The City of Vantaa is already living the future. In implementing its green environmental program, the city has found operating methods supporting sustainable development such as indoor food production and urban agriculture.
Urban tech solutions from Vantaa – iFarm
iFarm is a team of enthusiastic entrepreneurs developing solutions for modern urban farming. Its solutions include solutions for vertical farming of leafy greens and strawberries.