Elli Latva-Hakuni

Elli’s passion is to find solutions to the needed sustainability transition that enables humans and nonhumans to thrive now and in the future. She is finishing her studies for a master degree in environmental science at the University of Jyväskylä. Besides studying the human impact on the environment, Elli has focused on interdisciplinary sustainability sciences. In her master thesis, she calculated the carbon footprint of university lunch cafeterias and made an emission reduction plan for the cafeteria company. Before starting her internship in Hot or Cool, she worked with corporate clients conducting carbon footprint calculations and life cycle assessments.

Research Highlights and Accomplishments


El Geneidy, S., Alvarez Franco, D., Baumeister, S., Halme, P., Helimo, U., Kortetmäki, T., Latva-Hakuni, E., Mäkelä, M., Raippalinna, L.-M., Vainio, V., & Kotiaho, J. S. (2021). Sustainability for JYU : Jyväskylän yliopiston ilmasto- ja luontohaitat. Jyväskylän yliopisto, JYU.Wisdom – School of Resource Wisdom. Wisdom Letters, 2/2021. Latva-Hakuni, Elli. (2020). Master thesis: The climate impact of university cafeterias: a case study of Semma restaurants. Available in Finnish.

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