Finland has a long tradition in promoting sustainable development
Finland has taken an active approach to tackling climate change and is committed to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by all UN member states.
Finland plans to be carbon neutral by 2045
The Finnish Government has set a target to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045. In Finland, forests sequester about 30 per cent of the annual emissions. The plan is that by 2045 forest will sequester all fossil emissions generated in Finland.
Finland is one of the world leaders in the use of renewable energy sources
Renewable energy sources represent about 40 per cent of final energy consumption in Finland, the second-highest share in the European Union. The aim is to increase the share of renewable energy sources to more than 50 per cent during the 2020s.