Sustainable Development

The Municipality of Sipoo is committed to do its part to ensure, that also future generations have the opportunity to a good life. We organise and produce our services in a sustainable way. As a municipality we strive to function in a resource saving manner, keeping the soil vivid and the waters and air clean. We are proud of our nature values and our forest and parks close to living areas.

Do you know what the Municipality of Sipoo has done to save energy? How could you be more energy efficient? The Municipality of Sipoo engages in various energy saving functions. We have for instance diminished the use of fossil fuels. 

Green house gas emissions

The majority of green house gas emissions in Sipoo are caused by traffic, heating of buildings and use of electricity. Over 50 % of the municipality’s emissions are caused by road traffic. Sipoo is in comparison to similar sized municipalities on average level. Emissions by inhabitant are 20 % larger than the average of municipalities in the Uusimaa area. This is due to the big proportion of road traffic emissions. The municipality itself causes less than 10 % of the total amount of emissions in Sipoo. The biggest cause for municipality caused emissions are heating of buildings and electricity. osuudesta.

The Municipality of Sipoo is on its energy path focused on direct functions and the carbon neutrality of energy production is well on its way. The so called “Kuuma municipalities” (Hyvinkää, Järvenpää, Kerava, Kirkkonummi, Mäntsälä, Nurmijärvi, Pornainen, Sipoo, Tuusula and Vihti) have created a mutual program for a climate smart future.


CO2 Report

The CO2 Report gives updated information about climate change, energy, environment, environmental politics, nature and nature conservation. The CO2 Report is a service, that has been available for the past ten years, that offers support and tools for instance for planning, centralisation and surveillance in approximately 90 municipalities in Finland. Through the CO2 Report municipalities can compare their climate work and emission declines in comparison to other municipalities.

The CO2 Report is currently only available in Finnish and Swedish.