HELSUS Policy Dialogues Programme: April

Programme 17th April

Public procurement and consumption

9.00 – 9.10 Opening and aim of the day, Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, HELSUS

9.10 – 9.20 Greetings from Prime Minister’s Office, follow-up and indicators for sustainable development Sami Pirkkala, VNK

9.20 – 9.35 Presentation of the indicators Public procurement and consumption, Taina Nikula, YM  

9.35 – 10.05 Invited comments from the researchers

Eva Heiskanen, 15 min

  • Carbon footprint of consumption
  • The average carbon dioxide emissions of newly registered passenger cars and vans

Minna Autio, 15 min

  • Consumption of vegetable-, meat- and fish-based foods
  • Development of urban waste

10.05 – 10.45 Discussion

Audience will be divided into groups according to topics of the indicators, and groups will discuss on current and possible future processes that affect on indicators as well as how to tackle these processes to enhance more sustainable future?

10.45 – 11.00 Wrapping up and closing

It is possible to follow the presentations online via Adobe Connect Pro. The link https://connect.funet.fi/helsus_policy_dialogue will open approximately 15 minutes before the event.