29Nov2018

Businesses encourage climate negotiators to increase ambition

The UN climate conference (COP 24) begins in Katowice, Poland on Monday 4 December. Nordic businesses call for stricter goals and greater ambition from the negotiating parties. – Climate change mitigation creates significant business opportunities, because the decarbonization of industry, transport and energy production entails enormous investments and new innovations, says Jouni Keronen, Executive Director
  • 29 Nov, 2018
  • kaisa.hernberg
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  • climate negotiations, climate policy, COP 24, emission reduction targets, EU, UN,
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22Nov2018

Sanoma Corporation, Professor Markku Kulmala and Louis Blumberg join Climate Leadership Coalition

The Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC) continues to expand its membership. The latest new members to join the organisation, whose purpose is to develop business-led solutions for climate change, are Finland’s largest media company Sanoma Corporation, world leading atmospheric scientist Professor Markku Kulmala and climate change policy consultant Louis Blumberg. The coalition currently comprises 52 organisational
  • 22 Nov, 2018
  • anna.taimisto
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20Nov2018

Support for the Nordic climate proposal doubles

Nordic businesses and cities have called on the EU and its Member States to align with the Paris Agreement by setting and agreeing new, ambitious climate targets. The signatories of the proposal urged EU leaders to: Set a target for achieving net-zero emissions at the latest by 2050 or earlier taking the IPCC findings into
  • 20 Nov, 2018
  • anna.taimisto
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02Nov2018

Sport event to focus on mitigating climate change

On 2 November, 2018, the Climate Leadership Coalition and Sport and Sustainability International (SandSI) hosted an event in Helsinki to report on and support the work that the global sports industry and affiliated businesses are implementing to address the urgent threats posed by worsening climate change. The recent report from the IPCC estimates that due to
  • 2 Nov, 2018
  • anna.taimisto
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13Jun2018

Nordic businesses, financial sector and NGOs call for the EU to update targets for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions

Today Nordic businesses, the financial sector and NGOs are calling on the EU and its Member States to make the European Union Paris Agreement-proof, by setting and agreeing on new, sufficiently ambitious climate targets. The signatories urge EU leaders to: Set a target for achieving net-zero emissions at the latest by 2050 or earlier taking
  • 13 Jun, 2018
  • Svante Suominen
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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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04Oct2016

Henrik Ehrnrooth to become Climate Leadership Coalition’s new Chairman of the Board

Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), which develops business solutions to address climate change, has elected new members to its Board of Directors to replace those members retiring by rotation and has decided its core projects for next year. The Coalition’s focus in 2017 will be on contributing to defining Finland’s carbon neutrality strategy as part of
  • 4 Oct, 2016
  • Tuula Sjöstedt
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  • board, carbon-neutrality, climate, Ehrnrooth, strategy,
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03May2016

SKF is a global pioneer in climate solutions

SKF from Sweden is not only the world’s best-known bearing manufacturer but also one of the leading companies in the global fight against climate change. SKF has made resisting climate change a key part of its strategy. The company sees this as an instrument for improving the Group’s own and its customers’ profit. The trend
  • 3 May, 2016
  • Tuula Sjöstedt
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