YJY – Association for Environmental Management

The Association for Environmental Management, known as ”YJY” in Finland, was established in 1996. Its main mission is to promote environmental management and improve its members´ professional competence. Environmental management is a systematic method enabling companies and other organisations to take into account the environmental expectations of customers and partners, as well as those of society and citizens.

Membership: learning, influencing, networking

Are you interested in environmental and sustainability topics? Do you want to update your know-how through real-life examples, find new contacts and participate in promoting sustainable development? If yes, YJY is the place to be!

YJY is a community for everyone – whether you are a sustainability professional, student or just enthusiastic about sustainability. Also companies and associations are welcome to join and support YJY’s agenda.

As a member of YJY you will get to participate in excursions, seminars and study trips. In YJY, we are happy to hear members’ wishes when it comes to planning events and excursions – do not hesitate to share your ideas!

YJY offers a great forum for networking with a diverse group of people who all share a passion for environmental and sustainability topics. We are all keen on to boost sustainable business and make Finland the frontrunner in sustainable growth.

Join us now!

Joining YJY is as simple as filling the online membership application form. You can join the events right after submitting the form, but officially new members are approved in the monthly meetings of the Board (July is usually the holiday month).

Membership fees:

  • 30 EUR individual members
  • 15 EUR students (except PhD)
  • 15 EUR unemployed and retirees
  • 350 EUR corporate members.

Membership fees are decided upon in the annual meeting in March and the invoices are sent via email afterwards.