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Well-being within the limits of global capacity
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable development can only be implemented if there is respect for planetary boundaries . They define the possibilities under which societies can seek well-being. The economy as part of a socia......

Finland and sustainable well-being > Sustainable well-being remains a distant goal > Well-being within the limits of global capacity
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
Elaboration of the National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) 2030 (ISO 2030)
Project | Published: 2018-02-26

The aim of the project is to prepare Finland’s National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) 2030 in order to reduce the negative health and environmental impacts caused by air pollution. The Nati...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Elaboration of the National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP) 2030 (ISO 2030)
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 2018-2020 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
Projects
Content page | Published: 2019-09-17

Project examples Research, development and innovation supporting the sustainability of circular economy CIRCWASTE - Towards Circular Economy in Finland Transition Pathways Towa...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Projects
Publications
Content page | Published: 2019-09-17

Examples of our latest publications Berg, A., Antikainen, R., Hartikainen, E, Kauppi, S. Kautto, P., Lazarevic, D., Piesik, S., Saikku, L. 2018. Circular Economy for Sustainable Developme...

Research & Development > Circular economy > Publications
Circular economy
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

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
Water in circular economy
Content page | Published: 2018-01-02

As a system, circular economy aims at resolving global, regional and local sustainability issues of which availability of clean fresh water is of great essence. Click picture to open large......

Research & Development > Circular economy > Water in circular economy
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 > Nature > Helsinki builds steps towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
Project | Published: 2017-12-05

Plastic litter pollution of marine environments is a widely recognized environmental problem. The plastic pollution ultimately stems from extensive and ever-increasing use of plastic materials...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bio-based and biodegradable plastic materials in the marine environment (UBINAM)
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
Events and meetings
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

Latest meeting: Interim Stakeholder Conference in Tallinn 21–22 May 2019 The conference began with the work package leaders presenting the current status of different project ac...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Events and meetings
Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Project | Published: 2017-09-27

Short address: www.syke.fi/projects/hazbref Now available for comments: Final Draft Report Analysis of the interfaces, possible synergies and gaps between IED, RE...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF)
Best practices in industry (WP4)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Best practices in chemicals management in industry (Work Package 4) Leader of the work package is Institute for Ecology of Industrial areas (IETU). The work package consi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Best practices in industry (WP4)
Target chemicals (WP2)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Identification of target substances (Work Package 2) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). This work package consists of two groups of activiti...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Target chemicals (WP2)
Policy improvement (WP3)
Content page | Published: 2017-11-13

  Policy improvement (Work Package 3) Leader of the work package is German Environmental Agency (UBA). The work package consists of two groups of activities: 3.1 A...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Hazardous industrial chemicals in the IED BREFs (HAZBREF) > Work packages > Policy improvement (WP3)
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 > Climate change > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
Research & Development > Consumption and production > HINKU municipalities reduce climate emissions by nearly a third in eight years
The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Press release | Published: 2017-02-03

With the calculator developed by the Finnish Environment Institute and the Natural Resources Institute Finland, consumers can determine the impacts of their consumption habits on nutrient pollution in......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
Research & Development > Water > The new calculator shows how consumption contributes to nutrient pollution in the Baltic Sea
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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Research & Development > Consumption and production > A new research project analyses synergies between ecolabels, product environmental footprint and circular economy

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