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Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Project | Published: 2018-10-16

Growing concerns for climate change call for radical systemic changes in society in terms of both production and consumption. In order to develop the current understanding of reconfigurations require...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Eating and Energy Use Reconfigured (EE-TRANS)
Consumption and production
Content page | Published: 2017-08-30

Society must move towards a sustainable economy in which less is used to produce more. Environmental problems are in great part due to the production and consumption of goods and services. Steps must...

Research & Development > Consumption and production
New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
Press release | Published: 2018-09-21

New methods for calculation of the environmental footprint open possibilities for businesses to document and communicate their environmental performance in a more simplified and verifiable way. With t......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > New methods of environmental footprints can be a game changer for companies
The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

The goal of sustainable development is to secure well-being also for future generations. How have the countries of the world succeeded in this? A research group at the University of Leeds showed , t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > The countries of the world still have a long way to go to achieve sustainable wellbeing
Transition to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

All economic activity should be based on circular economy . The circular economy is an economic model in which more goods are not constantly produced. Instead of ownership, consumption is based on t......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Transition to circular economy
We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Finland has committed itself to the Paris Agreement aimed at limiting the warming of the climate to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. The aim is an ambitious one and it requires a rapid curbing of emission g......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > We need strict targets for reducing emissions
Well-being within the limits of global capacity
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable development can only be implemented if there is respect for planetary boundaries . They define the possibilities under which societies can seek well-being. The economy as part of a socia......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > Well-being within the limits of global capacity
Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Project | Published: 2018-07-18

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA)
Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Project | Published: 2018-07-10

The project  Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environ mental decision-making  (CORE), funded by Strategic Research...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making – CORE
Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Project | Published: 2018-07-05

Project description The Finnish government is aiming at increasing nutrient recycling. The aim is that in 2025 half of the farm animals’ manure and wastewater treatment plant sludge is recycled....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Making the chance by knowledge sharing
Content page | Published: 2018-06-12

A group of Tajik water sector professionals were in Finland last December for a study tour. The group´s enthusiastic attitude, willingness to learn was astonishing, as was the Finnish professionals’......

FinWaterWEI II > Making the chance by knowledge sharing
Zonation projects and research
Content page | Published: 2018-05-30

This page presents projects and research questions from Finland in which Zonation-program have been used. List is not comprehensive and it is updated every now and then. See links below eac...

Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Zonation in Finland > Zonation projects and research
A future the planet can accommodate requires policy change in Finland as well
Press release | Published: 2018-05-30

The United Nations Agenda 2030 puts binding goals on countries for the promotion of sustainable well-being. However, research indicates that Finland cannot achieve these goals because our ecological s......

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Data sources and methods for assessment of chemical risks in environmental crimes processes (RISTE)
Project | Published: 2018-05-18

Background Picture by Niina Viitala. Key actors in environmental crime investigation are the environmental authorities, the police and prosecutors. In the case of suspected environme...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Data sources and methods for assessment of chemical risks in environmental crimes processes (RISTE)
Experimentation culture in Finland - Lessons learned, systemic operations model and recommendations
Project | Published: 2018-03-01

Promoting experiments and experimentation culture is one of the main means how Prime Minister Sipilä’s Government Programme is renewing society and procedures of different sectors, as well as indu...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Experimentation culture in Finland - Lessons learned, systemic operations model and recommendations
Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia
Project | Published: 2018-01-22

The collaborative project of Finnish Environment Institute and Natural Resources Institute Finland during years 2018-2019 primarily targets at developing sustainable business models for actors in cir...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia
Experts
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs more than 580 professionals, almost 430 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable dev...

Experts
Local authorities offered possibility to take part in extensive joint procurement of electric and natural gas-powered cars
Press release | Published: 2017-12-19

Local authorities have the possibility to join Finland's largest joint procurement of cars powered by electricity and natural gas. The goal of the joint procurement by the Finnish Environment Institut......

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Research & Development > Climate change > Local authorities offered possibility to take part in extensive joint procurement of electric and natural gas-powered cars
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Local authorities offered possibility to take part in extensive joint procurement of electric and natural gas-powered cars
Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Press release | Published: 2017-12-08

A high-level international panel of scientific experts will convene in Helsinki on 12 and 13 December. It will prepare assessments based on research data and draw up recommendations to achieve the goa......

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Research & Development > Built environment > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy
Project | Published: 2017-11-23

  Transition to a circular economy is seen as an essential condition to respond to the challenge of the sustainable use of natural resources in the future. The Transition Pathways To...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > TRANSCIRC - Transition Pathways Towards Circular Economy

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