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Environmental footprint method to support the assessment of climate impacts of public procurements
Press release | Published: 2020-04-17

The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method developed by European Commission is used to assess the environmental impact of products throughout their life cycles. A new study by the Finnish Envir......

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Carbon footprint of Finnish household consumption increasing, carbon footprint of public procurement calculated for the first time
News | Published: 2020-02-27

The consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions have not decreased between years 2005 and 2015 although the territorial emissions decreased substantially The majority of consumption-based emissions are......

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More reliable information with Product Environmental Footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-11-21

There are dozens of different environmental labels and ecodesign tools for products in operation in the marketplace. The environmental information on products intended for consumers should be harmonis......

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Report: Shift to climate-friendly diet requires a systemic change
Press release | Published: 2019-08-21

The climate impacts of diet can be reduced by 30 to 40 per cent by changing our diets and taking care of the carbon reserve in arable land. According to the final report of the FoodMinimum project, sh......

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Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
Project | Published: 2019-08-07

JUST FOOD explores and develops means for making the transition to a healthy and climate-smart food system just, sustainable, and socially acceptable. The existing sustainability transition re...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Just transition: Tackling inequalities on the way to a sustainable, healthy and climate-neutral food system (JUST-FOOD)
The updated Climate diet calculator helps in reducing the carbon footprint
Press release | Published: 2019-04-08

The renewed by the Finnish Environment Institute is even clearer than before in guiding people towards tangible actions to reduce the carbon footprint. The user interface of the calculator has been r......

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Large EU Life project for Finland to mitigate climate change
Press release | Published: 2018-12-21

The European Commission has granted 9.1 million euros to Finland to help mitigate climate change. The ‘Towards Carbon Neutral Municipalities’ (CANEMURE) project, which has been approved for the Life ......

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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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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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Let emission-free power go around – bring solar power home!
News | Published: 2015-06-09

The idea promoter ‘Yllätetään yhteiskunta’ (‘Let’s surprise society’) wants good practices to go around in Finland. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the HINKU municipalities aiming at carb......

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The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) wants to promote the cleantech opportunities of municipalities
News | Published: 2015-06-09

The way municipalities promote low-carbon solutions and cleantech business is very important to the market. The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has investigated how the HINKU municipalities aimin......

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Carbon neutrality
Project | Published: 2015-06-05

Carbon neutrality has become widely established in companies’ public relations, media and public debate albeit its content and scope varies a lot. Despite the guidance provided by authorities as we...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutrality
New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities - Välke
Project | Published: 2015-03-20

The huge potential of energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources is already recognized. The benefits are various, such as decreased greenhouse gas emissions, a boost in the domesti...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Projects > New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities - Välke
New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities (VÄLKE)
Project | Published: 2015-03-20

The huge potential of energy saving, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources is already recognized. The benefits are various, such as decreased greenhouse gas emissions, a boost in the domesti...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > New and innovative low-carbon business generates competitive advantage for companies and municipalities (VÄLKE)
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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"Good Urban Planning Is about Figuring Out Fabrics"
News | Published: 2013-11-27

Sustainable urban structure was raised in discussion in Helsinki at the end of October. The meetings of the European Union’s COST Action technology network brought experts in this field to the city fr......

Research & Development > Built environment > "Good Urban Planning Is about Figuring Out Fabrics"
Synergy
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The SYNERGY Carbon Footprint tool is a tool developed by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) for calculation of carbon footprints of main structures of buildings. It was developed in SYNERGIA Pilot ...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Calculators > Synergy
Juhilas
Content page | Published: 2013-09-24

The JUHILAS Carbon Footprint tool is a tool for carbon footprint calculations for public procurement developed by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in 2010-2011. The Tool includes calculators for ...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Calculators > Juhilas
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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