Green, circular, bioeconomy: limits and synergies of three sustainability avenues (AGFO601)

Intensive course (27 November-30 November 2017).

Credits: 4 ECTS
Time: 27-30 November 2017, 09.15 – 15.45 am.
Place: Latokartanonkaari 7, Viikki campus, University of Helsinki.
Registration in weboodi: 29.09.17 klo 00.00-27.11.17 klo 23.59
 Responsible person: Dalia D’Amato (PhD),
Evaluation: Participation and critical discussion, reading material and final essay.
Target students: Master’s and PhD students.

The course aimed at giving an overview of the realm of action, limits and synergies of Green, Circular and Bio economy. Invited speakers included Prof. Anne Toppinen and posdoc Jaana Korhonen (University of Helsinki), Prof. Lauri Hetemäki and postdoc Elias Hurmekoski (European Forest Institute), senior researcher Riina Antikainen (Finnish Environment Institute), Prof. Jari Hynynen and Johanna Vilkki (Natural Resources Institute Finland), senior Policy analyst Marianne Kettunen (Institute for European Environmental Policy). The course participant included 22 students from the University of Helsinki and Aalto University, representing various disciplines such as environmental economics, forest sciences, food sciences, agricultural economics, creative sustainability.

All the material from the course is free to download.