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Hinku municipalities

There are already 79 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 16 400 2019
Asikkala 8 100 2013
Enontekiö (in Finnish) 1 800 2018
Eurajoki (in Finnish) 9 500 2017
Haapajärvi (in Finnish) 6 900 2018
Hamina 19 900 2017
Hanko  8 000 2013
Harjavalta (in Finnish) 6 900 2019
Hartola (in Finnish) 2 700 2019
Heinola 18 500 2019
Hollola 23 300 2019
Hyvinkää (in Finnish) 46 600 2016
Hämeenkyrö 10 300 2017
Ii 9 800 2011
Ilomantsi (in Finnish) 4 700 2014
Imatra 26 100 2019
Inkoo 5 300 2014
Joensuu 76 900 2015
Jokioinen 5 100 2019
Kangasala 32 200 2019
Kemi (in Finnish) 20 400 2020
Kirkkonummi (in Finnish) 40 100 2017
Kitee 9 900 2014
Kotka 51 700 2019
Kouvola (in Finnish) 81 200 2019
Kuhmoinen (in Finnish) 2 200 2008
Kärkölä (in Finnish) 4 300 2019
Lahti 120 000 2019
Laitila 8 500 2013
Lappeenranta 72 700 2014
Lempäälä 23 800 2018
Lieksa (in Finnish) 10 700 2014
Liperi 12 000 2015
Lohja 45 900 2013
Loimaa (in Finnish) 15 800 2016
Lumijoki (in Finnish) 2 000 2020
Masku (in Finnish) 9 500 2013
Muhos (in Finnish) 8 900 2016
Mynämäki (in Finnish) 7 600 2008
Nokia (in Finnish) 34 500 2019
Nurmes (in Finnish) 9 500 2014
Orimattila 16 000 2019
Orivesi 9 000 2019
Outokumpu (in Finnish) 6 600 2015
Padasjoki (in Finnish) 2 900 2008
Paimio 10 900 2019
Paltamo (in Finnish) 3 200 2021
Parikkala 4 700 2008
Parkano 6 400 2019
Pirkkala 19 800 2019
Pori 83 700 2016
Porvoo 50 600 2014
Posio (in Finnish) 3 100 2021
Punkalaidun (in Finnish) 2 800 2020
Puolanka (in Finnish) 2 500 2020
Pyhäjärvi (in Finnish) 5 000 2016
Pälkäne 6 400 2019
Raahe 24 400 2018
Raasepori 27 500 2013
Rauma 39 000 2013
Rautjärvi (in Finnish) 3 100 2013
Ruokolahti 4 900 2014
Sastamala (in Finnish) 24 100  2020
Seinäjoki 64 100 2019
Siuntio (in Finnish) 6 100 2013
Tampere 241 100 2019
Tohmajärvi (in Finnish) 4 300 2014
Turku 194 400 2019
Tyrnävä (in Finnish) 6 600 2016
Urjala 4 700 2019
Utajärvi 2 600 2018
Uusikaupunki 15 400 2008
Vaala (in Finnish) 2 700 2019
Valkeakoski 20 800 2019
Vantaa 237 200 2020
Vesilahti 4 400 2018
Ylivieska 15 300 2020
Ylöjärvi 33 400 2019
Äänekoski (in Finnish) 18 600 2019
Total 2 158 100  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population 2020 (Source: Statistics Finland)

The Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku) network 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 2021-04-20 at 8:22
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