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Meeting with Jukka Peltokoski: how can a city change?

It is no mystery that threats on the environment put agriculture, and therefor, people’s self-sufficiency at risk. In Tampere, the food supply chain relies a lot on imported food. But the food system is only one example of dependency because it is actually the entire system that is more or less (...)

Meeting with Jussi Holopainen: the spirit of nature

Should we slow down a bit, the climate change crisis is questioning us all, heavily, urgently, and at every levels. This is not an easy step at all. Seeing with lucidity what’s happening, what’s wrong, what’s broken, the anger and sadness that go with it, but also the creativity, the challenges (...)

Meeting with Vilma Rimpelä: information for the future

At any century, being young wasn’t easy but we now can see that on top of dealing with a "traditional" amount of essential questions, the youth has to deal with a huge series of new challenges of all kind. Will they make it faster than the previous generations? Will they grow with enough focus (...)

Meeting with Anne Savitie, art motivated by community spirit

Keeping a creative mind and believing that beauty is indispensable to our lives is sometimes hard. That’s why artists are so important to remind us that there is much more, that it can be bigger than daily life and to walk us through new worlds they can imagine. Anne Savitie is a great artist (...)

Meeting with Alexandra Santos, a change agent in the start-up eco-system

Alexandra is based in Finland since 15 years. She’s coming from Portugal and she had to make her way here! First involved with Tribe, a great community space for startups that was really missing in town when it was created, she then co-founded Stream Festival. It was a non-profit event (...)

Meeting with eco-village co-founders: Satu & Jarkko Mattila

Satu and Jarko Mattila are change agents of the Pirkanmaa region. Together with others, they have created an eco-village where about 30 people live permanently. When you start something like that, you obviously enter a fascinating journey because everything is going to be questioned. It’s a (...)

The Circular Economy Club of Tampere opening event!

Isn’t great?! "CEC Tampere is open to everyone interested in the transition to a circular economy. We’ll be the diverse community and platform to citizens, entrepreneurs, established companies, startups, students, academics and all others to discuss circular economy and help in solving (...)

Making Tampere Universities more sustainable: check out the amazing student’s works

The Sustainability and Impact Club is happy to share the outcomes of the sustainable challenges taken by the participants. We hope you’ll enjoy that as much as we enjoyed working on it :) From key tips to make the student’s experience more sustainable with the Eko Tuni Handbook to a (...)

The Sustainability and Impact Club is now on-line

The students and participants of the Club hosted at Y-Kampus and funded by the Continuous Learning project in TAMK are happy to share their new on-line platform!! Here you can read about the creative first challenges taken by the students since January, learn more about our upcoming events and (...)

Meet Henri Murto: Understanding our immediate environment - Soil and food system, what’s wrong ? (with a podcast)

This impact entrepreneur meeting is organized by the Sustainability and Impact Club of Tampere Universities with Y-Kampus and the Continuous Learning project. Meet Henri Murto, an entrepreneur farmer running the Rekola organic and biodynamic farm. Henri is super passionate about farming and (...)

Meet Krista Willman: Urban gardening

This topic discussion is organized by the Sustainability and Impact Club of Tampere Universities with Y-Kampus and the Continuous Learning project. Krista Willman has a passion for urban gardening and she’ll share about that with us at the Sustainability and Impact Club. She’s a teacher at (...)

Meet Eveliina Asikainen: Education and Sustainable Development

This topic discussion is organized by the Sustainability and Impact Club of Tampere Universities with Y-Kampus and the Continuous Learning project. Meet Eveliina Asikainen, TAMK Sustainability Coordinator, this week at the Sustainability and Impact Club. She is in charge of Learning and (...)

Meet Saana Raatikainen: Sustainability at the University

This topic discussion is organized by the Sustainability and Impact Club of Tampere Universities with Y-Kampus and the Continuous Learning project. Saana Ratikainen has a great energy and you are warmly invited to join! She was Ecocampus project coordinator at the University of Tampere 2001- (...)

Meet Eerik Wissenz: Impact business

This impact entrepreneur meeting is organized by the Sustainability and Impact Club of Tampere Universities with Y-Kampus and the Continuous Learning project. Meet Eerik Wissenz, an inspirational impact entrepreneur. Eerik is Canadian-Finnish, with a background in maths and philosophy. At a (...)

How to manage my digital existence? Sustainable and independent IT

Come to learn how to make IT work for you, as opposed to making you work for it! In this workshop we will go through: The consequence of electronic waste and responsibly buying technology The importance of footprint / data minimization when using online services The alternatives to Internet (...)

Meet Siiri Enoranta, sustainable fantasy writer

Siiri Enoranta is a young writer living in Tampere. She’s very concerned by the environment and passionate about sustainable changes. She’s a writer of fantasy books and received numerous prestigious awards, such as the Finlandia Junior prize last year. I invite you to discover her universe here. (...)

Pete’s organic pizza’s

Take a cool guy (must be a great cook though). Add a converted vintage horse trailer. Name it "Raffaele" – the trailer, not the cook. Use as much as local and organic ingredients. Heat up to 456° degrees. And you have... Pete and his amazing pizza’s! Pete created 456 degrees in Tampere. His (...)

Visiting Kurki ecovillage

Today, with Janna from Changemakers, we went to visit the Kurki eco-village. It’s close to Vesilahti, 45min drive from Tampere (we got slighlty lost) or direct bus n°55. During all Summer, each Saturday between 11am and 14pm they have a Summer Café where you can sip a nice coffee with organic (...)

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Sustainable Events

The calendar is an attempt to list all events related to sustainability in Tampere and Pirkanmaa region.