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Hinku municipalities

There are already 86 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 16 500 2019
Asikkala 8 000 2013
Enontekiö (in Finnish) 1 800 2018
Eurajoki (in Finnish) 9 300 2017
Haapajärvi (in Finnish) 6 800 2018
Hamina 19 700 2017
Hanko  8 000 2013
Harjavalta (in Finnish) 6 800 2019
Hartola (in Finnish) 2 600 2019
Heinola 18 300 2019
Hollola 23 100 2019
Hyvinkää (in Finnish) 46 900 2016
Hämeenkyrö 10 300 2017
Ii 9 900 2011
Ilomantsi (in Finnish) 4 600 2014
Imatra 25 700 2019
Inkoo 5 400 2014
Joensuu 77 300 2015
Jokioinen 5 400 2019
Kangasala 32 600 2019
Kemi (in Finnish) 20 000 2020
Kemijärvi (in Finnish) 7 100 2021
Kirkkonummi (in Finnish) 40 400 2017
Kitee 9 900 2014
Kokkola 47 900 2022
Kotka 51 200 2019
Kouvola (in Finnish) 80 500 2019
Kuhmoinen (in Finnish) 2 200 2008
Kärkölä (in Finnish) 4 200 2019
Lahti 120 000 2019
Laitila 8 500 2013
Lappeenranta 72 600 2014
Lempäälä 24 200 2018
Lieksa (in Finnish) 10 500 2014
Liperi 12 000 2015
Lohja 46 000 2013
Loimaa (in Finnish) 15 600 2016
Lumijoki (in Finnish) 2 000 2020
Masku (in Finnish) 9 600 2013
Muhos (in Finnish) 8 900 2016
Mynämäki (in Finnish) 7 600 2008
Mäntsälä (in Finnish) 20 800 2022
Naantali 19 600 2022
Nokia (in Finnish) 34 900 2019
Nurmes (in Finnish) 9 400 2014
Orimattila 15 800 2019
Orivesi 9 000 2019
Outokumpu (in Finnish) 6 500 2015
Padasjoki (in Finnish) 2 800 2008
Paimio 11 000 2019
Paltamo (in Finnish) 3 200 2021
Parikkala 4 600 2008
Parkano 6 300 2019
Pelkosenniemi (in Finnish) 900 2021
Pirkkala 20 200 2019
Pori 83 500 2016
Porvoo 51 100 2014
Posio (in Finnish) 3 100 2021
Punkalaidun (in Finnish) 2 700 2020
Puolanka (in Finnish) 2 500 2020
Pyhäjärvi (in Finnish) 5 000 2016
Pälkäne 6 400 2019
Raahe 24 300 2018
Raasepori 27 500 2013
Rauma 39 000 2013
Rautjärvi (in Finnish) 3 100 2013
Ruokolahti 4 900 2014
Sastamala (in Finnish) 24 000  2020
Seinäjoki 64 700 2019
Simo (in Finnish) 2 900 2022
Siuntio (in Finnish) 6 100 2013
Sulkava 2 400 2022
Tampere 244 200 2019
Tohmajärvi (in Finnish) 4 200 2014
Turku 195 100 2019
Tyrnävä (in Finnish) 6 600 2016
Urjala 4 700 2019
Utajärvi 2 600 2018
Uusikaupunki 15 500 2008
Vaala (in Finnish) 2 700 2019
Valkeakoski 20 700 2019
Vantaa 239 200 2020
Vesilahti 4 400 2018
Ylivieska 15 400 2020
Ylöjärvi 33 500 2019
Äänekoski (in Finnish) 18 300 2019
Total 2 265 000  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population 2021 (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 2022-06-17 at 8:04
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