Environmental Program

The City of Oulu Environmental Program -towards carbon neutral Oulu was approved by the City Board in 2019. 
Environmental Program defines objectives, targets, measures and indicators to maintain and improve a good state of the environment. There are four main objectives, each of which has three or four targets. Each target then has a number of actions for reaching the target.

Objective 1: Sustainable Growth

Sustainable living environment
Lively city centre and versatile central areas
Eco-friendly mobility

Resource-wise Actions

Effective use of energy
Carbon neutral energy production 
Functioning circular economy


Strength from Nature

Nature reachable to everyone
Climate change adaptation
Safe, healthy and comfortable living environment
Diverse nature and good ecological state of waterways

Promoting Environmental Responsibility

Environmentally responsible citizens
Sustainable operations in city governance
Sustainable procurement procedures

Environment Office of the Oulu Region

Visiting address
Solistinkatu 2
90140 Oulu

Postal address
Environment Office of the Oulu Region
PO Box 34
90015 City of Oulu

Telephone number
(08) 558 410 (switchboard)
044 703 6700 (environmental health care helpline, weekdays 9-15)
044 703 6790 (environmental protection helpline and supervision number, weekdays 9-15)

E-mail address

(08) 557 1490

Hailuoto, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Oulu, Tyrnävä