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Circular economy can stop unnecessary exploitation of global resources and it can transform our current ways of living more sustainable. At the same time, closing the loop can make the business bloom.
Our new report with NewClimate Institute highlights Nordic opportunities to provide leadership in the Global Climate Action Agenda. The study identified in total some 300 international cooperative initiatives and filtered out 7 initiatives with particular interest from a Nordic perspective, covering both adaptation, mitigation as well as means of implementation initiatives.
The year 2018 was important and successful for Gaia. In addition to reforming the organization, Gaia had more than 200 customers and business consulting grew strongly. In 2019, Gaia is more robust and ready for growth. Katriina Juntunen brings along particular expertise in change management. This enables Gaia to further increase the impact of its services.
Sustainable business consulting in the emerging markets is one of the growing business areas of Gaia. Population growth, urbanization and climate change are paramount challenges and require quick scale up of sustainable solutions to generation of income opportunities, clean energy, water, food and safe infrastructure.
Gaia koordinoi merituulivoimaan keskittyvää, yritysten muodostamaa Baltic Offshore Wind (BOW) -ekosysteemiä, jonka tavoitteena on rakentaa uusia yritysten väliseen yhteistyöhön, monipuoliseen osaamiseen ja kustannustehokkuuteen perustuvia merituulivoiman kokonaisratkaisuja.
Vastuullinen liiketoiminta on kannattavaa. Väitteen osoittavat todeksi useat viimeaikaiset tutkimukset ja kirjoitukset. Muun muassa Financial Timesissä ja Harvard Business Review:ssä nostetut tutkimukset osoittavat, että pitkällä aikavälillä vastuullisuus tuottaa kannattavuutta ja kasvua – sekä minimoimalla riskejä että luomalla avauksia oikeasti uudelle liiketoiminnalle.
When travelling across southern and eastern Africa, it is evident that farming is a critical livelihood for people, yet there is plenty of room for improvement in productivity and efficiency of land use. Together with global population growth and increasing consumption, sustainable ways for increasing agricultural production are desperately needed.
Companies are increasingly realizing that in the long term successful business is simply impossible without considering the well-being of the environment and people. The OR between nature and money is becoming an AND. But where is the proof, how come greenness benefits the bottom-line and more so, how can businesses tap into their societal potential?


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Pasi Rinne, Chairman of Gaia Group, argues why Finland is fit & ready for circular economy. Video recorded Jan 27, 2016 at a seminar hosted by The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries.

Gaia's improved cook stove project generates results in Ethiopia

Swiss development cooperation - video of the evaluation results 2014

The toolkit for Responsible Mining