The Nordic countries can create new jobs, reduce waste and combat climate change by tapping into the potential of bioeconomy. The most fertile ground for innovations and growth lies where companies, industries, science and resource flows interact and open new possibilities.
SEB, one of the top Nordic corporate banks, forecasts that green bonds will account for 10–15 percent of the corporate bond markets by 2020. “Raising money earmarked for green business development can be a significant step on the way to a new, more sustainable way of thinking and doing business,” says Pasi Rinne, Chairman of the Board at Gaia.
With the right support measures, small and medium sized companies can reduce their environmental impact and boost their bottom line with improved energy efficiency.