The Finnish Doughnut Economics Toolbox

The Doughnut Economics Toolbox enhances the ecological and social sustainability of Finnish municipalities and regions

The Finnish Doughnut Economics toolbox

The Finnish Doughnut Economics toolbox was launched 7th June 2022 to help make Finnish municipalities more sustainable. The tools are aimed for municipal officials, decision makers, development organizations, consultants and anyone interested in the ecologically and socially sustainable develoment of municipalities and regions. The tools are collected on the University of Jyväskylä web page and are available for anyone's use.

The tools include basic knowledge about doughnut economics, a step-by-step guide for analyzing a city strategy through the City portrait method, workshops guides and canvases, Doughnut economics indicators for global, national and municipal level and many more practical tools for applying doughnut economics in a nordic welfare state such as Finland.

Two white butterflies on a green space

The Finnish Doughnut Economics toolbox was created on the basis of DEAL's tools in Doughnut Economics of Finland -project. The project was a collaboration between University of Jyväskylä School of Resource Wisdom, City of Jyväskylä and the Council of Tampere Region. It was funded by the Finnish innovation fund Sitra. In addition to the creation of the Doughnut Economics toolbox, the project organized workshops and raised awareness of Doughnut Economics in Finland.

The toolbox has already raised interest amongst Finnish municipalities, and 140 people participated in the launch event for the toolbox.

Find the Finnish Doughnut Economics toolbox here:




    Joe Carroll

    Tampere, Finland

    I want to help solve the environmental multi-crisis we face, and I'm inspired by the Doughnut Economics framework.

    Manosh De

    Dubai, دبي‎, United Arab Emirates

    Fat free socially and environmentally responsible donuts!

    Aart Bos

    Utrecht, Nederland

    i want to learn , share and scale

    Phillippa Banister

    Shipley, England, United Kingdom

    Passion for the ideas and concepts of Doughnut Economics and on the ground experience of building community around social change.


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