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CHAMP 14.-15.12.2011
Kymenlaakso Region 60°28 N. 26°56' E  Gulf of Finland © Finnica Kymenlaakso The City of Kotka Population 54 824 (2010) Fou...
Steps to  comprehensive  and  effective   S ustainable  D evelopment <ul><li>Mayor, Mr. Henry Lindelöf, started the EkoKot...
CHAMP and EkoKotka process <ul><li>EkoKotka process </li></ul><ul><li>A process of getting the right things done to increa...
Steps to action in 2010 <ul><li>Baseline review  update focused especially on energy and climate </li></ul><ul><li>Target ...
1 Baseline review  update  on energy and climate matters <ul><li>Studying the city strategy, its targets, actions and indi...
Other action in 2010 <ul><li>2 Target Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Targets and the key indicators are set in the City Strateg...
Strategic programme of energy and climate of Kotka <ul><li>A programme team was nominated by the Mayor in May 2011  </li><...
Strategic programme of energy and climate <ul><li>An approval from all the committees in October 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
About the process <ul><li>We proceeded by the steps of IMS learned during the CHAMP-project, but made a little local tunin...
Some of the successes of Kotka 28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
Active Communication  <ul><li>The communication and public relations department of the city is active.  </li></ul>28.11.20...
Eco support activity <ul><li>The Eco support activity  is an effective and important tool to  increase knowledge  of the w...
Regional cooperation <ul><li>In the Kymenlaakso Region the cities cooperate in developing the IMS way of working </li></ul...
Renewable energy <ul><li>Renewable energy is brought up to be one area of priority in the developing the Kymenlaakso Regio...
Existing gas pipeline network <ul><li>Existing comprehensive gas pipeline network enables  effective utilization of the bi...
A guide to energy efficient building and living <ul><li>Build, rebuild and live energy efficiently in Kotka -  guide has b...
Thank you and  welcome to Kotka ! 28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
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Kotka: Eco Kotka process - Way to eco-efficient city with the help of IMS

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Kotka: Eco Kotka process - Way to eco-efficient city with the help of IMS

  1. 1. CHAMP 14.-15.12.2011
  2. 2. Kymenlaakso Region 60°28 N. 26°56' E Gulf of Finland © Finnica Kymenlaakso The City of Kotka Population 54 824 (2010) Founded 1879 River Kymijoki, Baltic Sea, Forest industry 28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  3. 3. Steps to comprehensive and effective S ustainable D evelopment <ul><li>Mayor, Mr. Henry Lindelöf, started the EkoKotka –process in 2008 and took a leading role in Sustainable Development work of the City </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment of Aalborg commitments in spring 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>A baseline review in spring 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>comprehensive – we need everyone to participate, covers all organisations and departments </li></ul><ul><li>effective – we don’t want extra work </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  4. 4. CHAMP and EkoKotka process <ul><li>EkoKotka process </li></ul><ul><li>A process of getting the right things done to increase the eco-efficiency of the City </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive, effective </li></ul><ul><li>There was aeed to integrate the right actions into the management system of the City </li></ul><ul><li>Decision to join the CHAMP-project </li></ul><ul><li>-> followed the steps of the Integrated Management System (IMS) </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  5. 5. Steps to action in 2010 <ul><li>Baseline review update focused especially on energy and climate </li></ul><ul><li>Target Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Political commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Other requirements and actions </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  6. 6. 1 Baseline review update on energy and climate matters <ul><li>Studying the city strategy, its targets, actions and indicators and other strategies and programmes and their relation to energy and climate matters </li></ul><ul><li>The evaluation of the energy and climate matters in all fields of responsibilities. Done by the organisation itself. </li></ul><ul><li>The present state of the city evaluated by the energy and climate indicators </li></ul><ul><li>CO 2 -emissions of the City </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  7. 7. Other action in 2010 <ul><li>2 Target Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Targets and the key indicators are set in the City Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>3 Political commitment </li></ul><ul><li>The City Strategy and the Aalborg Commitments were already approved by the City Council. </li></ul><ul><li>4 Other requirements and actions </li></ul><ul><li>National laws </li></ul><ul><li>EU policies and </li></ul><ul><li>National strategic programmes and action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Eco support activity to awareness raising in climate and eco-efficiency matters </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  8. 8. Strategic programme of energy and climate of Kotka <ul><li>A programme team was nominated by the Mayor in May 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Programme was completed in September 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Programme includes the concrete and relevant actions for the City organisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to save energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to consider the environmental aspects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to increase eco-efficiency and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to be prepared to climate change. </li></ul></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  9. 9. Strategic programme of energy and climate <ul><li>An approval from all the committees in October 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A statement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To check the actions needed in strategic plans of 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The programme was approved by the City board in November 2011 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To check the actions needed in strategic plan of 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The team follows the process and does the annual summary of monitoring and evaluation of the programme for the City board (chairman is responsible) </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  10. 10. About the process <ul><li>We proceeded by the steps of IMS learned during the CHAMP-project, but made a little local tuning and adjusting. </li></ul><ul><li>We actively learned about the system and also a lot from the other cities and their best practices during the CHAMP meetings </li></ul><ul><li>After learning the IMS in CHAMP, we made ourselves familiar with the Environmental Management System in real action on industrial scale in Stora Enso paper mill. </li></ul><ul><li>We stayed by the rule. There will be no such tasks where we cannot say which one of us (or who in the organisation) is responsible for. </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  11. 11. Some of the successes of Kotka 28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  12. 12. Active Communication <ul><li>The communication and public relations department of the city is active. </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  13. 13. Eco support activity <ul><li>The Eco support activity is an effective and important tool to increase knowledge of the whole organisation on eco-efficiency and to implement the program and actions into the organisation in all levels. </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  14. 14. Regional cooperation <ul><li>In the Kymenlaakso Region the cities cooperate in developing the IMS way of working </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kouvola and Hamina: strategic programmes and action plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Climate and Energy Strategy 2020 of Kymenlaakso </li></ul></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  15. 15. Renewable energy <ul><li>Renewable energy is brought up to be one area of priority in the developing the Kymenlaakso Region </li></ul><ul><li>Future plans to increase the wind power capasity in the area. </li></ul><ul><li>Many projects are going on </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka A picture of the planned wind mills in the Kotka
  16. 16. Existing gas pipeline network <ul><li>Existing comprehensive gas pipeline network enables effective utilization of the biogas in Kymenlaakso region. </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  17. 17. A guide to energy efficient building and living <ul><li>Build, rebuild and live energy efficiently in Kotka - guide has been produced and published and will be delivered to inhabitants. </li></ul>28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka
  18. 18. Thank you and welcome to Kotka ! 28.11.2011 CHAMP Kotka

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