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  • 1. Integrated Management forSustainability and Climate Protection in PracticeEuropean Climate Champions Conference, 14 December 2011Advisor to Deputy Mayor Mr. Risto Veivo, City of Turku
  • 2. Vivid urban centre amidst archipelago• Relatively compact urban core• Variety of housing options• Archipelago and woodlands and countryside around the corner• New opportunities - Ambitious governing of the urban region (which is the ”real” Turku already)
  • 3. Turku’s recent climate path… Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Consumption per Inhabitant 14 12 Industrial Processestons CO2-eqv / inhabitant 10 Agriculture Waste Management 8 Traffic Other Fuel Consumption 6 Other Electricity Consumption Separate Heating 4 Electric Heating District Heating 2 0 1990 1997 2003 2007
  • 4. Vision 2015Turku is a nationally and internationally attractive centreof culture and competence with an excellent quality oflife and an innovative operational environment. Realisation of the vision through integrated development on the city level 4
  • 5. Turkus valuesResident and client orientation Sustainable developmentCompetence and creativity To financially, socially and ecologicallySustainable development protect future generations’ lifeIntegrity opportunities through balanced andCooperation continuous change. 5
  • 6. Strategic Steering Sustainably developing balanced Turku VISIONLevel I VALUESCity CouncilCity Board AGREEMENT OF CITY COUNCIL GROUPSLevel II STRATEGIC PROGRAMMESSectorsGroup CONTRACTUAL STEERING BUYER‐PRODUCER MODEL CORPORATE Core objectives, Investment projects STEERINGmeasures and indicatorsof implementationprogrammes Action plans Business plans Business plansTaso III Boards Corporations Group CompaniesToimielin BUDGET BUDGET BUDGETCore developmentmeasures and Objectives/Measured +  Objectives/Measures + effectiveness aims raised indicators indicatorsto budget level ‐Income statement ‐ Operational and financial  ‐Income statement ‐Funds statement objectives ‐Investments ‐Investments 6
  • 7. The core themes and implementation programmesderived from the Turku agreement Sustainably developing and well-balanced TurkuAppeal and Residents’ wellbeing Balanced allocationcompetiveness and use of resourcesCity of Turku Housing and Residents’ Personnel ProgrammeLand Use Programme for Wellbeing Programme Council 25.1.2010 § 172009–2013 Council 28.9.2009 § 206Council 5.10.2009 § 219 Financial Programme Includes: Council 22.6.2009 § 172City of Turku Climate and • Young people and children’sEnvironment Programme programme Ownership policiesfor 2009–2013 • Working age population’s 2009–2013Council 26.10.2009 § 239 programme Council 5.10.2009 § 220 • Seniors’ programmeCity or Turku Competence, • Mental health work overallentrepreneurship and plan 2009-201businessProgramme for 2009-2013Council 26.10.2009 § 238 7
  • 8. Sustainable Development Budgeting 8
  • 9. Measures in 2011 Budget: • Joint measures for all departments and corporations (binding operational goals): • Preparing a GHG emission reduction plan • Nomination and mobilisation of eco-support persons • Energy-efficiency actions • Sustainable procurement • Social sustainability measures for preventing marginalisation of children and youth • Corporation-specific sustainable development investments 99
  • 10. SD Budgeting Process 2011• Organs presented joint sustainable development measures as part of the budget process.• Organs distributed, as instructed, the measures’ effects in Euros over the budget and planning period and to evaluate the measure’s effects on the environment (direct and indirect)• Investment projects (over €10,000) and financially significant measures were individualised• Evaluation of the measures’ effects on the environment was generally on low level.• Corporations record the environmental protection income, expenditure and investments into SAP business management system from 1 Jan 2011. In other city units recording is voluntary during 2011 10
  • 11. Assignation of Climate Measures in 2011 Budget =result indicator Sustainable =measure development Social Culture Young Sports Early Teaching Vocational Poly- Environment Municipa Municipal Harbour Water technic and zoning l Property services people childhood education Facilities education Corporation and health Corporat ionConlusion:Sustainable development budgeting is implemented through joint measures to all organs (4 intotal).In addition, most organs have defined a few central administration specific measures or resultindicators. 11
  • 12. Budgeting examples…Target 100% of the electricity purchased by the city will be produced using renewables by 2013Indicator The share of renewables in electricity produced by the city.Resource An increase of about €50,000-100,000 in cost of the city’s electricity per year. 12
  • 13. Budgeting examples…Target Sustainable development of the mode of transport distribution in Turku (percentage of cycling and walking in Turku over 55% by 2013 and over 66% by 2030)Measure Cycling network throughout Turku city centre to be ready in 2015 The network’s progress (x metres) is included in the investment plan as an annually individualised sustainable development projectResource Overall cost estimate for the work, about €2 million 13
  • 14. Budgeting Examples…Social Sustainability• Target Decreasing youth unemployment: ”A job or place to study for every young person”• Indicator Unemployment among under-25s• Resource Increase of employment fund (+ 1 M€) 14
  • 15. Examples of Sustainable Development Projects / Investments 15
  • 16. STATE OF THE SEA 2008 Naantali Raisio Luonnonmaa Turku Hygieeninen tila pinnassaMeri-masku Maaliskuu 2008 Ruissalo Hirvensalo Kaarina Erinomainen (<10 kpl) Kuusisto Hyvä (10-<50 kpl) Satava Rymättylä Tyydyttävä (50-<100 kpl) Kakskerta Välttävä (100-<1000 kpl) Huono (>1000 kpl) Airismaa Parainen 0 1 2 4 km
  • 17. STATE OF THE SEA 2010 Turku Naantali Raisio Ruissalo Luonnonmaa TurkuMeri-masku Ruissalo Hirvensalo Hirvensalo Kaarina Rymättylä Satava Kuusisto Hygieeninen tila pinnassa Kakskerta Maaliskuu 2010 Airismaa Erinomainen (<10 kpl) Hyvä (10-<50 kpl) Parainen Tyydyttävä (50-<100 kpl) Välttävä (100-<1000 kpl) Huono (>1000 kpl) 0 1 2 4 km
  • 18. Further Development• Development plan for SD budgeting 2011 -2013 is under implementation.• Focus is on continuity, continuous improvement and step-by-step advancement.• Development work is supported by existing decisions of City Council and resources have been allocated for it.• GHG emission reduction plans and monitoring of their impacts (consumption of energy and materials, travels, activation of personnel) forms the core of the process.• Financial budget is – and has prooved to be – a highly effective ”instrument” for assigning the core climate measures for the whole city organisation.• Investment projects for sustainable urban infrastructure are a backbone for long- term success.• Integration: horizontally, vertically, within the whole functional urban area and towards civic society and stakeholders…• CHAMP and Managing Urban Europe-25 projects have been helpful sepecially for identifying the management steps – defining and developing them within the esisting regular management system of the city. 18
  • 19. World Business Council for Sustainable DevelopmentUrban Infrastructure InitiativeSolutions Landscape for Turku Report waspublished 13 October 2011(Available for download at www.wbcsd.org)