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©outdoor Finland
Lahti, a city of 120,000 people in Finland, is the European Green Capital 2021. Lahti won the prestigious title for being a top performer in the fields of air quality, waste, green growth and eco-innovation, as well as governance. The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the global average, so Lahti...
Finland focuses on future prosperity through cleantech growth  
Finland is already considered a global leader in eco-innovation and the development of new clean technologies. According to figures from the Finnish government, about 2,000 companies operate in its cleantech sector, generating annual exports of €12 billion, or 20% of Finland's total exports. But...
Finns outline climate and energy strategy for 2020
The Finnish Government has produced a strategy that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, regulate energy consumption and increase the contribution of renewable energy. Announced in November 2008, the Finnish Government ‘long-term climate and energy strategy’ was presented to its national...
New Finnish Plan for Environmental Business
New Finnish Plan for Environmental Business The national action plan for environmental business in Finland was launched on 13 February 2007. The aim of the action plan is to make cleantech a cornerstone of Finnish industry. The action plan was devised as part of Sitra's Environmental Programme...