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Letter from Pekka Sauri, Deputy Mayor of Helsinki – March 2017

Dear ICLEI Friends and Colleagues, Cities around the world have a crucial role in the transition to sustainable consumption and production by using sustainable public procurement (SPP) as a key tool. By introducing sustainable criteria in our purchases, local and regional governments are making our societies more sustainable, while at the same time ensuring social 

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Cities in Action: Low-Carbon Action in Helsinki

The Urban-LEDS European Project City of Helsinki aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 30% by 2020, and to become carbon neutral by 2050. In 2014 the City commissioned the study, “Helsinki’s 30% GHG emissions reduction”, to investigate a range of scenarios and cost estimates for achieving the City’s climate goals based 

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