Strategy | Greenreality

The strategic goal is to build a green future

The strategic goal of green Lappeenranta is to create sustainable future and well-being to the region. Lappeenranta aims to be the leading city of renewable energy and green technology, in which a significant part of jobs are a part of international business. Acquiring a new energy transition is important for the success of citizens and businesses. We create sustainable and growing business that benefits our companies, citizens and environment. 

Lappeenranta is a participant in several national and international projects concerning sustainable development, and has committed to follow the rules defined by them in its actions. 

"Lappeenranta has a small footprint, but a large handprint"

Execution of the strategy 

The city of Lappeenranta executes its green strategy goals with a Lappeenranta 2033 -strategy, climate programs, a roadmap of circular economy as well as a resource wisdom program.

Lappeenranta has committed to ambitious goals of sustainable development and climate responsibility. Lappeenranta University of Technology creates green technology, and is thus a significant partner.

The aim is to create a comfortable city, in which growth is generated through a clean living environment, carbon neutrality and circular economy. 


Capital of Finland

Lappeenranta has been chosen as the Climate Capital of Finland by WWF in 2014 and 2016.

Lappeenranta 2050