A new discussion forum www.kaivos2030.fi created by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy and covering the Finnish minerals cluster was launched today with a statement by the Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen.
A new tool to prevent and reduce risks of mining conflicts was launched by Gaia, University of Eastern Finland, Zoï Environment and Kyrgyz Mining Association today in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
The Future Cleantech Forum, opened today in Geneva, Switzerland, links European energy and cleantech professionals interested in developing and implementing strategies for deploying renewable energies.
Round table meeting between the Prime Minister of Finland, Minister of Economic Affairs, Minister of the Environment, Minister of Labour, senior executives of mining and technology companies and other invited senior officials adopted today a joint objective to make Finland the leading country on sustainable mining. The position paper as well as the architecture of the round table was prepared by Gaia Consulting on the assignment from the Strategic Programme for Cleantech of the Government of Finland.
Bio-based business flourishes in Finland: Gaia’s client Forchem was named as one the most promising cleantech companies from around the world, thanks to its low-carbon products made of pine.
Finnish water, energy and ICT technologies and consultancy services could play an important role in designing and constructing green growth for example in African and Latin American countries which suffer from the impacts of climate change but benefit from quick economic development, as discussed in a conference organised by the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK).
Gaia osallistuu valtakunnalliseen Energiansäästöviikkoon haastamalla yhteistyökumppaninsa vaikuttamaan ilmastoon myönteisesti.
Gaian WWF Suomelle teettämä tuore raportti kertoo, että Itämeren kalaa, kuten särkikaloja ja silakkaa, voisi syödä nykyistä paljon enemmän kalakantojen vaarantumatta. Itämeren kaloilla voitaisiin myös korvata ulkomailta tuotua kalaa. Pienistä särkikaloista ja silakasta voitaisiin myös valmistaa kalanrehua, jolloin rehukaloja ei tarvitsisi rahdata maailman meriltä.