Duties and main objectives
The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
promote the development of a good living environment and community
structure while supporting citizens’ well-being and the competitiveness
of trade and industry in their respective regions.
Top priority given to the customer as regions undergo development
The reformed regional state administration works efficiently and successfully in the best interest of customers and regions. Close co-operation will be achieved among actors, since the duties previously managed by a wide array of authorities are now handled under a single roof. Through their broad-based competence, the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres) create the preconditions for advancing trade and industry, well-functioning and safe traffic, a good living environment and sustainable development. To attain their objectives, the centres work in close co-operation with Regional Councils and other organisations engaged in development activities.
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for South Ostrobothnia Environment and the Natural Resources area of responsibility works to promote:
- sustainable community development and a pleasant living environment,
- combating and adapting to climate change,
- environmental management and protection and ecoefficiency,
- nature protection,
- use and Management of water resources.