Helsinki’s vision to become the world’s most functional city
Helsinki is known for its living standards being among the highest in the world
- December 22, 2018 10:00
- Olya Georgieva
Blending digitization and an environmentally-conscious approach, the City of Helsinki is being recognized on a global stage for its sustainable smart city initiatives and is known for its living standards being among the highest in the world. Helsinki’s vision is to become the world’s most functional city. Being a functional city, is a path for Helsinki to create advanced everyday life. In pursuing this vision, it seeks to create the best conditions possible for urban life for its residents and for visitors.
The basic task of the city is to provide quality public services and create conditions for a stimulating and enjoyable life. Functionality is based on equality, non-discrimination, strong social cohesion and open, inclusive ways of operating. Besides becoming the most functional city in the world, in the City Strategy (2017-2021) are included also the following key points - securing sustainable growth the most essential task of the city, developing services, responsible management of finances the foundation of a prosperous city and strengthens and diversifies the city’s interests.