16Jul2018

Nordic call for EU climate change agenda gets important supporters

On June 13th 2018, representatives of Nordic businesses, the financial sector and NGOs called on the EU and its Member States to make the European Union Paris Agreementproof, by setting and agreeing on new, sufficiently ambitious climate targets: • Set a target for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier, taking the IPCC findings into
  • 16 Jul, 2018
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29Jun2018

Join the call to update EU climate targets

On June 13th, 2018 representatives of Nordic businesses, the financial sector and NGOs called 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: Set a target for achieving net-zero emissions at the latest by 2050 or earlier taking the IPCC
  • 29 Jun, 2018
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21Jun2018

Pöyry, SYKE and Anneli Pauli join Climate Leadership Coalition

Climate Leadership Coalition has approved two new organisational members: Pöyry and SYKE – Finnish Environment Institute and Anneli Pauli for a personal member. CLC has now 50 organisational members. The network develops business models to mitigate the effects of climate change. – Pöyry, celebrating its 60th birthday this year, has been advising major clients and
  • 21 Jun, 2018
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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
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23May2018

Climate Leadership Coalition calls smarter energy markets for Nordics

The Nordic countries are ideally placed to develop the world’s smartest low-emission energy market. This will allow the region to respond to the challenges of climate change and to strengthen its future competitiveness, argues the Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC), a network of leading businesses, universities, research institutions and cities in its proposal  submitted to Nordic
  • 23 May, 2018
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22May2018

Anders Wijkman, the co-president of Club of Rome, Wärtsilä, OP, Finance Finland and Porvoo City are new members of Climate Leadership Coalition

Climate Leadership Coalition has approved four new members: Wärtsilä, OP, Finance Finland and Porvoo City for organisational members and Mr Anders Wijkman for a personal member. CLC´s rapidly growing network has now 49 members. The network develops business models to mitigate the effects of climate change. – Green house gas emissions from Finland and Sweden
  • 22 May, 2018
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22May2018

The smartest energy system in the world

In 2016 Jorma Ollila was commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers to prepare a proposal for the development of the Nordic energy market. The proposal – Nordic Energy Co-operation: Strong today – stronger tomorrow, was published in May 2017. One of main conclusions of the proposal is: The target needs to be to create
  • 22 May, 2018
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02May2018

The CLC at the Carbon Price Leadership Coalition (CPLC) annual meeting

The CPLC is a coalition led by the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, which promotes carbon pricing. The coalition consists of 32 national and sub-national governments, 150 leading businesses and 67 strategic partners, including the CLC. The main task of the coalition is to promote the introduction of carbon pricing globally. The
  • 2 May, 2018
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27Apr2018

Nordics should become a world fair for climate solutions

 The headline is the state of will from the leading Nordic companies, according to a new report, “Nordic businesses on climate transition, competitiveness and growth – An interview study among leading businesses in the Nordics”, published on April 12th, 2018. In the report, CEOs give strong support for the Nordic region to be a front
  • 27 Apr, 2018
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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
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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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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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