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Jaakko Karvonen

Researcher, PhD-student

Jaakko Karvonen

Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production

Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi
Tel.  +358 295 251 875
Skype: jaakko.karvonen2

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Yliopistokatu 6 B (Metla-talo), 80100 Joensuu

Present role

I work as a project manager in (KELIPK) -project, aiming to improving environmental awareness and reducing emissions in SMEs. I also have a (never ending) Ph.D. project underway about sustainability and understandability of forest bioeconomy.


I have a dual masters’ degree in forestry from the year 2015: Master of forest sciences from the University of Eastern Finland and Master of Forestry from the University of Alberta, Canada. I started working for SYKE in November 2015.

Current research interests

  • LCA
  • Sustainability indicators
  • Approaches and methods to assess sustainability

Research activities

Promotion of sustainable circular bioeconomy in North Karelia (2019 ->)

Teolliset symbioosit materiaalikehitys ja MALLI-Y analyysi Pohjois-Savo [Industrial Symbiosis - material development and ModelY in North-Savo ] (2018-2019)

Plant nutrients, energy and industrial and commercial activity for rural areas by a biogas plant (BioRaEE) (2019)

Published 2016-08-09 at 11:23, updated 2020-12-09 at 12:51