Hinku Municipalities

There are already 57 of us!

Hinku-municipalities are committed to striving for 80% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 from 2007 levels. The municipalities are reducing their emissions by increasing the use of renewable energies and improving energy efficiency, among other measures. The municipalities are also encouraging local businesses and residents to take cilmate action.

 

Hinku-municipalities:

Municipality

Population

 Joined in

Akaa 16 600 2019
Asikkala 8 100 2013
Enontekiö (in Finnish) 1 900 2018
Eurajoki (in Finnish) 9 500 2017
Haapajärvi (in Finnish) 7 100 2018
Hamina 20 300 2017
Hanko  8 400 2013
Harjavalta (in Finnish) 7 000 2019
Hyvinkää (in Finnish) 46 500 2016
Hämeenkyrö 10 500 2017
Ii 9 900 2011
Ilomantsi (in Finnish) 5 000 2014
Imatra 26 900 2019
Inkoo 5 400 2014
Joensuu 76 600 2015
Kangasala 31 700 2019
Kirkkonummi (in Finnish) 39 300 2017
Kitee 10 400 2014
Kotka 52 900 2019
Kouvola (in Finnish) 83 200 2019
Kuhmoinen (in Finnish) 2 200 2008
Laitila 8 600 2013
Lappeenranta 72 700 2014
Lempäälä 23 200 2018
Lieksa (in Finnish) 11 100 2014
Liperi 12 100 2015
Lohja 46 300 2013
Loimaa (in Finnish) 16 200 2016
Masku (in Finnish) 9 600 2013
Muhos (in Finnish) 9 000 2016
Mynämäki (in Finnish) 7 800 2008
Nokia (in Finnish) 33 500 2019
Nurmes (in Finnish) 7 600 2014
Orivesi 9 200 2019
Outokumpu (in Finnish) 6 800 2015
Padasjoki (in Finnish) 3 000 2008
Parikkala 4 800 2008
Parkano 6 500 2019
Pirkkala 19 400 2019
Pori 84 400 2016
Porvoo 50 300 2014
Pyhäjärvi (in Finnish) 5 200 2016
Raahe 24 800 2018
Raasepori 27 600 2013
Rauma 39 400 2013
Rautjärvi (in Finnish) 3 300 2013
Ruokolahti 5 100 2014
Siuntio (in Finnish) 6 100 2013
Tampere 235 200 2019
Tohmajärvi (in Finnish) 4 500 2014
Tyrnävä (in Finnish) 6 800 2016
Utajärvi 2 700 2018
Uusikaupunki 15 700 2008
Valkeakoski 21 100 2019
Valtimo (in Finnish) 2 100 2015
Vesilahti 4 400 2018
Ylöjärvi 33 000 2019
Total 1 341 700  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population 2018 (Source: Statistics Finland)

 

The Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku) project started in 2008 with 5 municipalities involved. Several others have joined the group of forerunner municipalities since. Becoming a Hinku-municipality requires fulfilling the Hinku-criteria.

Published 2019-05-06 at 19:25, updated 2019-08-16 at 13:28