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Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)

The object of the project is to evaluate the possibilities of policy instruments targeting to food, housing and personal transport in climate change mitigation. Additionally other environmental impact...

Eco-efficient office building

What would be the ways to promote innovations in energy-efficiency, ecological sustainability, and an amenable working environment in the design competition? Two major means were outlined: First the d...

Remediation of contaminated groundwater using permeable reactive barriers (RESET)

The aim of the project was to gain knowledge on innovative technologies feasible for the remediation of contaminated aquifers where utilization of traditional pump-and-treat technology is limited. Bot...

Water and green economy

The objective has been considered to be sustainable consumption of natural resources and energy including resource efficiency and reduction of waste and emissions. In green economy operational precond...

Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)

The project aims to gather and consolidate knowledge obtained through both previous and on-going projects and case studies focusing on sustainable and regenerative economic systems. In addition, susta...

National Assessment of the Economics of Ecosystem Services in Finland (TEEB Finland) – Synthesis and Roadmap

TEEB Finland is a pioneering project that aims to initiate a systematic national process to incorporate ecosystem services into all levels of decision-making. The goal of the project is to identify Fi...

A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)

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 kind of assessments will be...

Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)

The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts.The specific focus sectors are mining and bioenergy, which ar...

Servicizing Policy for Resource Efficient Economy (SPREE)

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 achieving societal benefits. Serviciz...

Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Hinku)

The Carbon Neutral Municipalities project brings municipalities, businesses, citizens and experts together to create and carry out solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The involved municipali...

B/ordering food chains -- comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland

The study focuses on how environmental, welfare or other quality standards participate in b/ordering 'quality' markets in meat chains.

Environmental impacts of material flows caused by the Finnish economy (ENVIMAT) (2006-2008)

The processing of natural resources causes different impacts on the environment. Natural resources used for manufacturing have different characteristics for example from the perspective of future gene...

Life Cycle Assessment Framework and Tools for Finnish Companies (FINLCA)

The project identifies problems and obstacles in the use of life cycle methods, especially from the corporate perspective, and develops knowledge and know-how on LCA and related methods. A network of ...

Measurement, Monitoring and Environmental Assessment (MMEA) Research Programme: WP2 Management Systems for Environmental Efficiency (MSEE)

The main research questions of WP2 are: 1) what makes the environmental efficiency (EE) of a product/process/service and 2) how EE is measured and indicated. To answer these research questions, this p...

Economic value of intermittent power generation

In this project we utilize a long-run oriented Real-Time Price based model to analyze the economic value of intermittent electricity generation. In this project we study the impacts of a change in pro...

Life Cycle Assessment Framework and Tools for Finnish Companies (FINLCA)

The project identifies problems and obstacles in the use of life cycle methods, especially from the corporate perspective, and develops knowledge and know-how on LCA and related methods. A network of ...

The importance of building materials in the environmental impacts of construction

The main objective of the project is to establish a general view of environmental impacts caused by building materials during their whole life cycle. Also the importance of those impacts on the nation...

Baltic Forum for Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Manure Management (Baltic Manure)

The project develops and utilizes the high potential and know-how for innovative solutions for manure management, such as production of renewable energy, organic fertilizers and other added value prod...

Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry

The aim of this project is to enhance the compatibility of various decision support methods and to develop their applicability in solving the problem encountered in a particular situation. We will dev...

Eco-tools for urban development - KEKO A

Purpose of this project is to evaluate existing regional eco-efficiency tools, and explore the posibility to develop new and more multipurpose assessment tools.


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