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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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Finland and sustainable well-being
Content page | Published: 2018-08-15

Respecting the limits of the earth is a prerequisite for the well-being of humanity. The circular economy, low carbon emissions, and securing biodiversity move society in a sustainable direction. Acc...

Finland and sustainable well-being
Materials
Content page | Published: 2018-08-29

Introduction to sustainable development goals by using soil-human microbiota as a case, EevaFurman, ESM 21062018 Agenda2030 - challenges and solutions Finland and globally, EevaFurman, Czh...

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Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
Content page | Published: 2018-08-23

In this project, we assess farmers’ needs for recycled fertilizers and assess their environmental impacts for both farms and production chains. Refinement of biogas digestate is under an eval...

Nutrients, energy and livelihood for the countryside from a biogas plant (BioRaEE)
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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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
Managing chemicals and material cycles
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

In sustainalble circular economy it is important to reduce the use of hazardous substances throughout entire product’s life cycle. Click picture to open larger image. ©SYKE Material ......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Managing chemicals and material cycles
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
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
Swan Ecolabel to promote circular economy
Press release | Published: 2017-09-21

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel could be further developed with the aim of promoting a circular economy by setting criteria for recycled products and environmentally friendly sharing economy services. Requir......

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A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

The objective of the three-year project “The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint” by the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) is to explore what kind of new info......

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The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Project | Published: 2016-06-16

Product eco-labels guide consumer choices towards options with best environmental performance. The EU Eco-label and the Nordic Swan eco-label indicate that the product is among the best in terms of e...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The Nordic Swan Ecolabel, Circular Economy and Product Environmental Footprint (SCEPEF)
Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
Project | Published: 2016-05-16

Carbon footprint on-line  calculators have been available for citizens for more than a decade. Carbon footprint calculators are introduced by governmental and non-governmental organisations...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Nordic consumption carbon footprint calculators
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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Sustainability experimentation seminar in SYKE
Content page | Published: 2015-10-31

The seminar "Sustainability experimentation: interplay between grassroots and institutions", opened by Professor Stephen Zavestoski, and followed by presentations on experiments from a range of angles......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Intermediaries in the energy transition: The invisible work of creating markets for sustainable energy solutions (TRIPOD) > Sustainability experimentation seminar in SYKE
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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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)
A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description The aim of the project is to assess environmental (carbon and nutrient balances) and economic impacts of the production and utilization of forest bioenergy. A tool for this k...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description The aim of SPREE project is to identify potential Servicizing Policies and simulate their effect on absolute decoupling of economic growth and resource use, while achi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)

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