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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......

Current > News > Let emission-free power go around – bring solar power home!
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......

Current > News > The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) wants to promote the cleantech opportunities of municipalities
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......

Current > Press releases > New information on the environmental impacts of stump wood energy through 3D modelling
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)
Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
Project | Published: 2014-01-14

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 impac...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Climate change mitigation in sustainable consumption; evaluation of policy instruments related to food housing and personal transport (KUILU)
New recommendations for the Archipelago Sea: fish-based feed, integration of fish farms and planning control
Press release | Published: 2013-10-25

Extraction of Baltic Sea fish recommended for fish feed. This would enable the recycling of marine nutrients and eliminate the need for fish feed imports. This is one of the recommendations jointly dr......

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Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Project | Published: 2013-09-20

Project objectives 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 sy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards sustainable economic systems – key methods and tools, lessons learnt and future outlooks (ToFu)
Sectors damaging the environment are not drivers of the economic growth
Press release | Published: 2013-09-13

The press release of The Finnish Environment Institute and Aalto University School of Science "You could decrease environmental impact without hindering economic growth. These are two differen......

Current > Press releases > Sectors damaging the environment are not drivers of the economic growth
A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Project | Published: 2015-10-09

Project description 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 k...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > A tool for assessing environmental and economic impacts of forest bioenergy (METY)
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Project | Published: 2013-05-15

Project description The project will evaluate opportunities for decoupling Finnish economic growth from the use of natural resources and environmental impacts. The relationship between resou...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and the Finnish Economy (SURE)
Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
Project | Published: 2013-05-07

  Municipalities as pioneers in climate change mitigation The Carbon Neutral Municipalities project (Hinku project) brings municipalities, businesses, citizens and experts togeth...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Carbon neutral municipalities - HINKU
B/ordering food chains - comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

The research developed methodology for evaluating dynamic effects of welfare and environmental certificates in food markets. The methodology was developed with the help of case studies. T...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > B/ordering food chains - comparative study on negotiating quality and environmental standards into meat production and consumption in Finland
Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-06

SYKE publishes specialist reviews on topical issues of social relevance. SYKE’s researchers and specialists produce approximately 600 titles, for various publications, annually. Theme's publicat...

Research & Development > Consumption and production > Publications
Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry
Project | Published: 2013-04-17

Project description Today's forestry is challenged by demands relating to global, regional, and local as well as public, institutional, and private perspectives. In upcoming decades, societ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Bridging the gap between qualitative problem structuring and quantitative decision analysis in forestry

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