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responsibility and sustainable development in Lapland UAS

At Lapland University of Applied Sciences (Lapland UAS), responsibility is based on our values – trust, open-mindedness, and a sense of community. Responsibility is also an integral part of the Lapland UAS quality system, in which we aim for continuous improvement and effective activities.

Agreed ways of working and goals set for activities are the cornerstones of quality management. In practice, this means continuous choices: we agree how we work, and we work how we have agreed. When we make choices, we also consider what kind of impact we want our activities to have, and how we aim to achieve that impact. It is equally important to consider how our choices act as enablers, and how we measure the achievement of our goals and assess the continuous improvement of our activities.

Responsibility defines everything we do

At Lapland UAS, responsibility is our choice and our way of working, every day. Through our goals and actions, we can achieve the changes for which we strive, building and radiating a positive impact in our operating environment. We build our impact in cooperation and interaction with different parties.

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Sustainable development goals based on our profile

As a multidisciplinary University of Applied Sciences, Lapland UAS promotes all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. The SDGs are integrated into one another and address ecological, social, cultural, and financial perspectives. We have selected six SDGs as the most significant themes for promoting sustainable development at Lapland UAS. The selected goals are closely linked to our strategic choices and our strategy’s focus points and spearheads. According to the status report at the end of 2021, 70% of our ongoing research and development projects advance these six SDGs.

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Contact

Director, Responsibility

Hannu Gyldén
+358 40 195 5268
hannu.gylden(at)lapinamk.fi

Coordinator, Sustainable Development activities

Katri Hendriksson
+358 44 4780284
katri.hendriksson(at)lapinamk.fi