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6Aika Carbon Neutral Tourism Seminar – Towards carbon-neutral tourism with data!

Business Tampere, the economic development agency of the Tampere region, promotes investments and creates an attractive environment for sustainable business in the region. This event is about carbon neutral tourism project in Finland.

The carbon neutrality targets also apply to the tourism sector, where measuring emissions has been relatively challenging. The City of Helsinki invited all those interested in sustainable tourism to hear how carbon-neutral tourism can be promoted through data to the final seminar of the 6Aika Carbon Neutral Tourism project on 28 January 2022.

The event included, among other issues, the climate in which Finland will travel in the future, the national carbon footprint calculator of the tourism industry, data collection experiments related to the mobility of tourists and considered whether carbon-neutral tourism is possible at all. Find the entire program below. The event was arranged remotely.



Moderator: Jonna Pitkänen, City of Helsinki

  •  6Time: Carbon Neutral Tourism project on carbon-neutral tourism, by Anna Peltosaari, Project Manager, City of Helsinki
  • Climate change in Finland – what the tourism industry needs to adapt to, by Antti Mäkelä, Researcher, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Carbon-neutral tourism – is it possible and what does it require? By Michael Lettenmeier, Postdoctoral Researcher, Aalto University
  • Sustainability work at Sokos Hotels, by Jukka Kaartinen, Development Manager, SOK
  • Tourism carbon footprint calculiculer – How has this come to be? By Lotta Eriksson, Project Manager of the VÄLKKY project, Lapland Federation & Anna Peltosaari, City of Helsinki
  • Visit Tampere: Carbon neutral tourism roadmap, by Matti Pollari, Project Manager, Visit Tampere
  • The future of the carbon footprint calculier, by Liisa Mäkelä, Programme Manager for Sustainable Tourism, Visit Finland
  • Data as a tool for sustainability – experiments and concepts, by Eero Jalo, Project Manager, Forum Virium
  • Panel discussion with Pasi Nurkka, CEO, TAK , Elina Levula, CEO, Positive Impact & Wille Markkanen, CEO, Salmi Platform
Published on February 14, 2022

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01:48 pm

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