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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...

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Projects related to circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

Project examples CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE) ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Projects related to circular economy
Circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

The circular economy is about to replace the linear economic system that is based on consuming materials and discarding them after use. The circular economy involves a reduction in the consumption of...

Research & Development > Circular economy
Water in circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

As a system, circular economy aims at resolving global, regional and local sustainability issues of which availability of clean fresh water is of great essence. Click picture to open large......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Water in circular economy
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
Research & Development > Environmental social sciences > 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
Narrating expectations for the circular economy: Towards a common and contested European transition
Published: 2017-07-14

Energy Research & Social Science (2017)...

Publications > Articles > Narrating expectations for the circular economy: Towards a common and contested European transition
Developing key indicators of green growth
Published: 2017-07-11

Sustainable Development (2017)...

Publications > Articles > Developing key indicators of green growth
Arctic expertise
Content page | Published: 2017-05-09

© Ilkka Lastumäki Our research and expertise support the protection and use of the sensitive environments in the Arctic regions. SYKE is extensively involved in the Arctic Council's wor...

Arctic expertise
New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
Press release | Published: 2016-05-25

Myanmar is undergoing industrialisation and urbanisation at a rapid pace. According to an assessment conducted by the Finnish Environment Institute, it is important to develop basic functions of Myanm......

Current > Press releases > New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
News | Published: 2016-05-18

The European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) delegation visited the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, where a new report on sustainable forest management wa......

Current > News > SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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Research & Development > Climate change > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Consumption and production > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Press release | Published: 2015-09-14

Finnish Environment Institute and the Central Finland Centre for Economic Development, Transport and Environment have supported the establishment of a new Biosphere Reserve in North-West Province of S......

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Current > Press releases > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Magaliesberg Biosphere Reserve was established in South-Africa with Finland’s support
Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Press release | Published: 2015-01-27

The final report of the project ‘National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland’ (TEEB for Finland) was presented to the Minister of the Environment, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen. Accor......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Recognition of ecosystem services promotes their sustainable use and protection
Emissions by carbon-neutral municipalities down by almost 20 per cent in six years
Press release | Published: 2014-05-14

Sixteen municipalities involved in the Towards Carbon-Neutral Municipalities (Canemu, HINKU in Finnish) project reduced their greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 19% between 2007 and 2012. The g......

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Current > Press releases > Emissions by carbon-neutral municipalities down by almost 20 per cent in six years
Research & Development > Climate change > Emissions by carbon-neutral municipalities down by almost 20 per cent in six years
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Emissions by carbon-neutral municipalities down by almost 20 per cent in six years
Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Project | Published: 2018-02-08

WaterSmart project aims to improve the awareness of actual quantities of water, and water balances in mine areas to give possibility to forecast water masses in future. The goal is to promote the ant...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Management of water balance and quality in mining areas (WaterSmart)
Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Project | Published: 2014-10-27

Panu Juntunen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén   Sirkku Tuominen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
Project | Published: 2014-01-29

Background Transition to green economy is widely seen as a necessary step to meet multiple challenges of our time. These challenges include climate change, deficiency of renewable and non-renewa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Project | Published: 2013-06-24

Project Background Ecosystem services and their role in contributing to human well-being have become increasingly recognized. In practice, however, the socio-economic importance and value of...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland)
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-15

Project description The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts. The relationship between resou...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)

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