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Helmi Habitats Programme

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.

Helmi Habitats Programme

Circular Economy

Circular Economy

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.

Strategic programme to promote a circular economy

Government’s Climate Policy

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.

Carbon Neutral Finland 2035

Ministry

Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

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.

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Organisation and management

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.

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Ministry of the Environment as a workplace

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.

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