Sustainability Science Days (SSD) is a multi-day summit for groundbreaking, transdisciplinary research. It is the biggest sustainability science conference in Finland. SSD brings together the academic community, international top speakers, societal changemakers, and the public to create knowledge, actions, and solutions for a sustainable future. SSD's mission is to respond to the high demands and growing megatrends of sustainability science. The conference is arranged in a unique collaboration by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki, Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). Our vision is to bring society’s changemakers together to co-create a common understanding and knowledge about the sustainability crisis and to act in concert towards a global transformation for a sustainable future.
In 2024 Finland's biggest sustainability science event teams up with one of world’s leading sustainability congress, SRI.
Since 2021, the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI) has united global leaders in research, government, civil society, and business to meaningfully advance progress towards sustainability. The SRI Congress offers an exceptionally inclusive and inspiring global platform for co-creating state-of-the-art solutions and innovations and building a coalition of the willing to achieve a sustainability transformation. SRI is co-convened by Future Earth and the Belmont Forum in collaboration with the local co-organizers Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
ANNOUCEMENT - due to unforeseen circumstances we must cancel this event. Our apologies to all that were interested to join. If you would like to stay up to date with Sustainability Science Days and SRI2024, please see the links below to join the relevant mailing lists! Please contact us at ssd-conference (at) helsinki.fi if you have any questions or need additional information. Thank you!!
Jussi leads the strategic sustainability work at Aalto University, aiming to increase Aalto´s positive impact in the world and making real the Aalto´s solutions oriented strategy purpose “Shaping a sustainable future”. Before Aalto University Jussi worked at the think tank Demos Helsinki focusing on radical global corporate climate strategies and innovations for sustainable development. He has previously led Nokia’s research operations in Africa and has worked for the Red Cross as well as the founder and CEO of Fuzu Oy.
Sophia is the Coordinator of Sustainability Science Days. Sophia gets the pleasure of working with both the University of Helsinki & Aalto University as SSD is co-organized by both institutions.
Prior to joining the SSD Team, from 2019-2022, Sophia worked as the project coordinator for the Global Extractivisms and Alternatives Initiative (EXALT) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki. Sophia is also a PhD candidate in the Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Doctoral Programme (DENVI) in affiliation with the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry and Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS).