Minna Arve is the Mayor of the City of Turku. As Mayor, she has highlighted sustainable growth, urban inclusion, the prevention of social exclusion, and new pathways of industrial and business policies. Turku has already taken successful Climate actions over the last ten years and reduced GHG emissions by one third from the level of 1990 and will halve them by 2021. The current climate plan of the City of Turku is a tangible roadmap towards carbon neutrality by 2029.
Minna has combined climate Action, social Inclusion and smart digitalisation in her City. She points out that the involvement of all stakeholders and the citizen’s commitment is the foundation for a sustainable city and a top priority to any successful climate strategy.