The University of Helsinki actively develops society, engenders welfare and solves global challenges. Our operations are thoroughly guided by social responsibility.
Sustainability in research, teach­ing and part­ner­ships

Themes related to sustainable development and responsibility are researched and taught at almost all of the faculties of the University of Helsinki – from the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences to the Faculty of Social Sciences – under topics ranging from circular economy and food production to Baltic Sea conservation and climate research. Themes of sustainability are also part of the University’s partnerships. See below for examples of our activities.

Com­mit­ment 2050 ini­ti­at­ives

The University of Helsinki is carrying out its sustainable development measures through Commitment 2050 initiatives. Commitment 2050 is a Finnish model aimed at providing support for planning and implementing projects related to sustainable development.