Keyword: carbon neutrality
The University´s project group for carbon neutrality has estimated the University´s carbon footprint for the years 2018, 2019 and 2020. In 2018, the carbon footprint was approximately 23 140 tonnes CO2 equivalent and in 2019, 21 680 tonnes CO2 equivalent. In 2020 the carbon footprint was 10,500 tCO2eq.
The University of Turku has estimated its carbon footprint already for the third time. The carbon footprint of 2020 was 10,500 tCO2 which was about half of the total of the previous year. The reduced emissions were due to the decrease in work commuting as well as the University Properties of Finland Ltd compensating the carbon footprint of their properties.