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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
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
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
Value for money: unlocking the investment potential for resilient low-carbon Finnish building stock (Life EconomisE)
Project | Published: 2017-11-14

The LIFE EconomisE project will demonstrate how influencing financial flows for the decarbonisation of building stock can deliver significant contributions towards 2020 and 2030 Climate and Energy ta...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Value for money: unlocking the investment potential for resilient low-carbon Finnish building stock (Life EconomisE)
Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform
Press release | Published: 2017-10-20

According to a recent Finnish study, efficient utilisation of nutrients requires a policy reform. Normative guidance should better support the processing of organic side streams, such as manure, into ......

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Research & Development > Water > Efficient nutrient recycling calls for a policy reform
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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Complementing and challenging the national cleantech innovation system in Finland
Published: 2017-07-21

Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions (2017)...

Publications > Articles > Complementing and challenging the national cleantech innovation system in Finland
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
Targeted methods for increasing recycling – economic impacts and feasibility (KEIKKA 2)
Project | Published: 2017-07-10

The recycling rate for municipal solid waste (MSW) has remained close to 30 percent despite many measures taken. In 2015 the computation methods for statistics on MSW were adjusted, and the most rece...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Targeted methods for increasing recycling – economic impacts and feasibility (KEIKKA 2)
Air Pollution Damage Cost Model for Finland (IHKU)
Project | Published: 2017-05-29

Picture: Tero Pajukallio Air pollution has severe negative impacts on human health and environment. Monetary value of these negative impacts for people and society can be assessed with va...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Air Pollution Damage Cost Model for Finland (IHKU)
Research & Development
Content page | Published: 2016-02-08

We research environmental changes and their backgrounds, as well as search for methods to resolve problems. Our work involves interaction between nature, the environment and humans. We tackle si...

Research & Development
HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Press release | Published: 2017-03-29

Emissions from municipalities in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network declined by an average 29 percent in 2007 - 2015. The greatest decreases in emissions were in the municipality of Ii ......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Content page | Published: 2017-03-24

Ajo P., Krzymyk E., Preis S., Kornev J., Kronberg L., Louhi-Kultanen M., 2016. Pulsed Corona Discharge Oxidation of Aqueous Carbamazepine Micropollutant, Environmental Technology 37(16) 2072–81. ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Efficient Treatment of Pharmaceutical Residue at Source (EPIC) > Main publications relevant to the EPIC project from the project organization
Calculators
Content page | Published: 2013-09-18

Finnish Environment Institute has been developing several tools that can calculate and follow the climate impacts of different subjects. Climate Diet - for citizens Climate diet (ilm...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Calculators
Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Low-carbon experiments can lead the way to mitigate climate change
Published: 2016-12-27

Journal of Cleaner Production (2016)...

Publications > Articles > Low-carbon experiments can lead the way to mitigate climate change

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