Info & CO₂e

IHME Helsinki is an art commissioning agency. Read more about the operating model of IHME Helsinki and our mission.

You can also have a closer look at the festivals arranged in 2009–18 through our Youtube channel.

Our contact and billing information can be found here. You can reach us also by email at

Contact Information

IHME / Pro Arte Foundation Finland
Kalevankatu 4, 2nd floor
00100 Helsinki, Finland


Executive Director Paula Toppila, tel. +358-45-1240096

Communications Planner Saara Moisio, tel. +358-45-2350080

Eco-coordinator Saara Korpela

Environmental pledge

IHME is committed to:
• Promoting art that gives people a chance to deal with feelings and information about the environmental crisis
• Promoting eco-social education
• Monitoring the carbon footprint of its operations and their impact on biodiversity
• Cutting down on the atmospheric emissions generated by its travel, energy consumption, catering, purchases and waste management, and by offsetting any remaining emissions
• Choosing services that are as environment-friendly as possible and developing environment-friendly operating models with its partners in collaboration
• Sharing information about its environmental work

Carbon footprint

IHME’s carbon footprint has been calculated using the calculator created by Hiilifiksu järjestö (carbon-smart organization) project. The calculator is divided into sub-areas: energy, transport, purchases, waste and services. It uses the latest data on the climate impacts of flying and food.

The yearly carbon emissions of IHME

  • In 2020, the total carbon footprint of IHME was 4200 kg CO2e
    • Basic operations (office and administration) – 4000 kg CO2e
    • Listening Through the Dead Zones kick-off event – 200 kg CO2e
  • In 2021, the total carbon footprint of IHME was 12000 kg CO2e
    • Basic operations (office and administration) – 3000 kg CO2e
    • Listening Through the Dead Zones – 5000 kg CO2e
    • To Burn, Forest, Fire – 4000 kg

The biggest sources of emissions

  • In 2020
    • Office heating and electricity (45 %) and travel (30 %)
  • In 2021
    • Office heating (55 %), services (20 %), procurement (20 %)
    • Listening Through the Dead Zones – travel (70 %) and transportation (25 %)
    • To Burn, Forest, Fire – travel and accommodation (95%)

The emissions of IHME have been offset via Ilmastoapu and Hiilipörssi.

More information: Ecologically sustainable principles of IHME, IHME Ecoblog and links to ecological information.