Finland’s first maritime spatial plan completed — extensive work will help to combine the good state of the marine environment and sustainable growth
Proposal for a new Architectural Policy Programme completed
Architecture must react to changes in society
EU environment ministers meet in Brussels to finalise the climate commitment to UN
Minister Mikkonen: New 2030 climate target timely – shows EU's strong commitment to climate action
Helmi Habitats Programme
Helmi habitats programme, led by the Ministry of the Environment, aims to strengthen Finland’s biodiversity and safeguard the vital ecosystem services that nature provides for us.
Finland is preparing a strategic programme to promote a circular economy. The aim is to transform the economy into one that is based on the principles of circular economy by 2035.
Government’s Climate Policy
According to Sanna Marin’s Government Programme in 2019 Finland will be carbon-neutral by 2035, and the world’s first fossil-free welfare society.
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen is the head of the Ministry of the Environment.
Organisation and management
The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for preparing matters to be submitted for consideration by the Government and Parliament, such as matters concerning communities, the built environment, housing, biodiversity, sustainable use of natural resources, climate change and environmental protection.
Ministry of the Environment as a workplace
We at the Ministry of the Environment want to ensure a better environment for future generations. At the Ministry of the Environment, you can have an impact on environmental matters, building, housing and biodiversity.