Hinku Municipalities

There are already 72 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 8 100 2013
Enontekiö (in Finnish) 1 800 2018
Eurajoki (in Finnish) 9 400 2017
Haapajärvi (in Finnish) 7 000 2018
Hamina 20 100 2017
Hanko  8 200 2013
Harjavalta (in Finnish) 6 900 2019
Hartola (in Finnish) 2 700 2019
Heinola 18 700 2019
Hollola 23 400 2019
Hyvinkää (in Finnish) 46 500 2016
Hämeenkyrö 10 400 2017
Ii 9 800 2011
Ilomantsi (in Finnish) 4 900 2014
Imatra 26 500 2019
Inkoo 5 400 2014
Joensuu 76 900 2015
Jokioinen 5 100 2019
Kangasala 31 900 2019
Kirkkonummi (in Finnish) 39 600 2017
Kitee 10 100 2014
Kotka 52 100 2019
Kouvola (in Finnish) 82 100 2019
Kuhmoinen (in Finnish) 2 200 2008
Kärkölä (in Finnish) 4 400 2019
Lahti 119 800 2019
Laitila 8 600 2013
Lappeenranta 72 600 2014
Lempäälä 23 500 2018
Lieksa (in Finnish) 10 900 2014
Liperi 12 100 2015
Lohja 46 000 2013
Loimaa (in Finnish) 15 900 2016
Masku (in Finnish) 9 500 2013
Muhos (in Finnish) 8 900 2016
Mynämäki (in Finnish) 7 700 2008
Nokia (in Finnish) 33 900 2019
Nurmes (in Finnish) 9 600 2014
Orimattila 16 000 2019
Orivesi 9 200 2019
Outokumpu (in Finnish) 6 700 2015
Padasjoki (in Finnish) 2 900 2008
Paimio 10 900 2019
Parikkala 4 700 2008
Parkano 6 400 2019
Pirkkala 19 600 2019
Pori 83 900 2016
Porvoo 50 400 2014
Pyhäjärvi (in Finnish) 5 100 2016
Pälkäne 6 400 2019
Raahe 24 700 2018
Raasepori 27 500 2013
Rauma 39 200 2013
Rautjärvi (in Finnish) 3 200 2013
Ruokolahti 5 000 2014
Sastamala (in Finnish) 24 300  2020
Seinäjoki 63 800 2019
Siuntio (in Finnish) 6 100 2013
Tampere 238 100 2019
Tohmajärvi (in Finnish) 4 400 2014
Turku 193 000 2019
Tyrnävä (in Finnish) 6 600 2016
Urjala 4 700 2019
Utajärvi 2 700 2018
Uusikaupunki 15 500 2008
Vaala (in Finnish) 2 800 2019
Valkeakoski 21 000 2019
Vesilahti 4 400 2018
Ylivieska 15 300 2020
Ylöjärvi 33 300 2019
Äänekoski (in Finnish) 18 800 2019
Total 1 886 100  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population 2019 (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 2020-03-25 at 12:52