12Apr2018

Leading companies call for Nordic leadership on climate change

Make all public procurement in the Nordic region fossil free or climate neutral in order to increase the market for smart solutions and reward companies that lead the transition. This is one of the proposals from five Nordic corporate networks to the ministers of climate and environment from the Nordic countries, as they will gather
  • 12 Apr, 2018
  • Unna Lehtipuu
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09Nov2017

Urgent new action needed on climate – what can we learn from the Bonn climate summit?

The Bonn climate change conference came off to a subdued start on 6 November. Throughout the autumn, we have been hearing about increasingly powerful storms, massive biodiversity loss and the Arctic sea ice melting at an increasing rate. The World Meteorological Organization also announced that the globally averaged temperature has already risen by 1.1°C (https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/2017-set-be-top-three-hottest-years-record-breaking-extreme-weather
  • 9 Nov, 2017
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  • Bonn Climate Climate Change Concerence,
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06Nov2017

Gasum and IKEA Finland launch cooperation – Biogas from restaurant food waste and gas filling stations in conjunction with stores

Gasum has signed a comprehensive circular economy cooperation agreement with IKEA Finland. The cooperation will involve using food waste from IKEA restaurants in Finland to produce biogas, with Gasum gas filling stations also to be constructed in conjunction with IKEA stores. The first station will be opened at the IKEA store in Espoo in late
  • 6 Nov, 2017
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06Nov2017

Finnish Novita knitting yarns now made with 100% Finnish biogas

The factory of the Finnish hand-knitting yarn manufacturer Novita Oy has switched to 100% Finnish biogas in the finishing of the yarns. The biogas used is produced by Gasum and delivered to the factory by KSS Energia. Novita Oy is a Finnish family-owned company and the largest hand-knitting yarn spinner in the Nordic region. Founded
  • 6 Nov, 2017
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30Oct2017

Two new members to CLC: Micropolis Oy and Ben Banerjee

 In the October meeting, CLC board approved two new members, Micropolis Oy from Ii and Mr Banerjee, for an organisational member and for a personal member, respectively.  The city of Ii in Finland cut its CO² emissions by half during 2007–15, mainly with renewable energy, wind, solar, geothermal and bioenergy. This is the fastest rate in
  • 30 Oct, 2017
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  • Ben Banerjee, Leena Vuotovesi, Micropolis Oy,
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10Oct2017

CLC Fall Meeting: Are we living in the middle of energy transition?

The CLC Fall Meeting held in October 3rd started in cloudy mood, and not just because of the rainy weather outside. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, told unpleasant facts about climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere will continue to increase this year, and 74 % of the Arctic ice cap
  • 10 Oct, 2017
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  • CLC fall meeting, Per Strobaek, Petteri Taalas,
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05Oct2017

Stora Enso joins the Climate Leadership Coalition

Stora Enso will be the 40th member of the Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), an organisation that challenges companies and society to act on climate change. CLC views that profitable, sustainable business is the most efficient way to respond to global environmental challenges. CLC develops and implements solutions for carbon footprint and handprint, built environment, transportation, energy,
  • 5 Oct, 2017
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  • CLC Board, Stora Enso, We Mean Business,
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07Sep2017

Improving Health and Quality of Life Through Measurement

Poor air quality kills millions of people every year and causes health problems in varying degrees of severity. Addressing this problem requires a solid understanding of the atmosphere, which can be achieved only through observations, both globally and locally. To be able to decrease the impact of air pollution, we need to understand its components
  • 7 Sep, 2017
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