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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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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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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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Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Press release | Published: 2016-07-01

34 municipalities intend to take part in the joint procurement of solar power plants organised by the Finnish Environment Institute and KL-Kuntahankinnat Oy. Of the largest cities, Helsinki, Tampere, ......

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Research & Development > Built environment > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Research & Development > Climate change > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Joint procurement of solar power plants to cover 34 municipalities – Tampere Hall to receive its own solar panels
Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
Project | Published: 2016-06-22

The objective of this project is to study how and to what extent circular procurement is implemented in Nordic countries, focusing on Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Best and good practices of circular ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Circular procurement in Nordic countries - CIPRON
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
Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Project | Published: 2015-09-23

  Finland seeks to become a model country in terms of nutrient recycling.  The QUMARE project analyses the promotion of this objective by focusing on the policy interventions...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Requalifying matter: nutrient recycling, pollution control and the shifting economies of fertilisation (QUMARE)
Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
Project | Published: 2015-08-13

In Finland, PM air pollution has been confirmed as the most important source of environmental burden of disease (EBD). The mainstream international evaluations regarding the effects of air pollution h...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Environmental impact assessment of airborne particulate matter: the effects of abatement and management strategies (BATMAN)
Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
Project | Published: 2016-02-19

The impacts from air pollution are not equally distributed, but depend on socio-demograhic and socio-economic factors, including age, gender, social status, education level, ethnic group, living condi...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Understanding the link between Air pollution and Distribution of related Health Impacts and Welfare in the Nordic countries (NordicWelfAir)
Finnish Sustainable Communities FISU - vitality from resource wisdom
News | Published: 2015-06-09

No waste, no emissions, no overconsumption. Four Finnish cities, Jyväskylä, Lappeenranta, Turku and Forssa, have committed to working towards becoming carbon neutral and waste-free and curbing overcon......

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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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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)
New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
Press release | Published: 2015-01-02

Tree stumps and root systems are a significant but controversial source of bioenergy in Finland due to their environmental impacts. Now Finnish and Norwegian researchers have developed a new method th......

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Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Project | Published: 2014-12-11

Background Improvements in resource efficiency and waste reduction coupled with new business models are likely to become increasingly important for manufacturing. Recently much attention has bee...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Renewal of manufacturing towards a sustainable circular bioeconomy and implications for innovation policy (RECIBI)
Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Project | Published: 2014-10-01

Objectives The objective of this project is to produce increased understanding about the concepts and foundations for future (circular) and green economy that secures the maintenance of the full...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bioeconomy and green engineering as foundations for future circular green economy (PEER GE)
Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description This research project aims at promoting the implementation of innovative cleantech investments and strengthening the market and demand for cleantech solutions in Finland. The...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Processes and Decision Support System for Innovative Public Cleantech Procurement
Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Project | Published: 2014-10-27

Panu Juntunen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén   Sirkku Tuominen at SAM seminar © Taina Nystén ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Acceptable Mining (SAM)
Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)
Project | Published: 2014-01-29

Background Transition to green economy is widely seen as a necessary step to meet multiple challenges of our time. These challenges include climate change, deficiency of renewable and non-renewa...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Start-up and co-creation communities as ecosystems for eco-innovations (SCINNO)

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