Gaia News 2011
13.12.2011 Know your electricity
A growing number of consumers – companies and households – wants to know more about the sustainability aspects of electricity. Guarantees of Origin offer a tradable, transparent and reliable tool to track electricity production from power source to the consumers, says Gaia's report for Nordic Working Group for Renewable Energy.
Suurilla aurinkolämpöjärjestelmillä voidaan tuottaa tehokkaasti kaukolämpöä myös Suomessa, Gaian Energiateollisuus ry:lle tekemä uusi selvitys osoittaa.
Interaction between insurance companies and the environmental policy sector has clear benefits to offer for both parties and helps to manage environmental risks, shows a new study conducted by Gaia.
Liikenteen turvallisuusvirasto Trafi voi Gaian kehittämän laskentamallin ja mittareiden avulla jatkossa suunnitella ja seurata ilmastovaikutuksiaan.
The Rio +20 Regional Workshop for Europe organised in Finland addressed the need for concrete sustainability targets and the role of experts in developing knowledge on sustainable development.
The European Future Energy Forum 2011, held 10 – 12 October in Geneva, Switzerland brought more than 2000 attendees from around the world. At the conference, Gaia facilitated a very successful panel session on financial success of innovative business models triggering green economy.
Sustainable future can be created through distributed bio-based economy, shows a new scenario report compiled by Gaia for Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund.
Close co-operation with local farmers and careful integration into corporate strategy and processes are characteristic of Felix Abba’s comprehensive CR programme, developed together with Gaia. The company brings the responsibility principles into action for example through using environmentally sound MSC-certified* herrings in their products.
Remote working generates positive environmental and economic impacts through avoided transportation emissions and unnecessary travelling.
Ilmastomyönteisten ratkaisujen tarve lisää insinööriosaamisen kysyntää ja kasvattaa insinöörien yhteiskunnallista vaikuttavuutta, todetaan uudessa Insinöörien ilmasto-ohjelmassa.
Gaia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an Ethiopian based company 4R Energy Plc™ to develop a renewable energy solution in Ethiopia on biomethane production and utilization.
The growing interest to reduce the use of fossil and non-renewable fuels, will open new business opportunities and drive sustainable and innovative solutions.
Gaia and other leading experts of Baltic Sea protection provide solutions and inspiration for a cleaner and safer Baltic Sea in Helsinki.
Gaia in cooperation with UK-based Creatura Ltd has completed the evaluation of progress and deliverables by the Indonesia–Norway REDD+ Partnership, which is being supported by the Government of Norway’s Climate and Forest Initiative.
Low-carbon operation is becoming the corner stone of profitable business development, writes Gaia’s Chairman of the Board Pasi Rinne, in a book published today.
New market mechanism initiatives, such as enhanced project-based mechanisms, sector-based crediting mechanisms or various emission trading schemes could help in removing existing bottlenecks on international carbon markets, shows an analysis made by a consortium led by Gaia.
Gaian asiantuntijat auttavat suunnittelemaan Helsingin Östersundomiin energiatehokasta ja ilmaston kannalta kestävää asuinaluetta.
Gaia, in cooperation with the World Bank, World Vision and the government of Ethiopia, organizes a workshop in Addis Abeba on 28.–30.3.2011 on Carbon Financing & Climate Change Adaptation.
Fiblon, a family-run company with 30 employees, developed its corporate responsibility in an ambitious yet straight-forward collaboration project.
04.03.2011 Flagship Partnership for REDD+
Gaia in cooperation with Creatura has been assigned to evaluate the progress made by the Norway–Indonesia REDD+ Partnership in laying the institutional and legal groundwork for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and degradation of natural forests and peat lands in the most species-rich country on Earth.
The leading Nordic communications services provider Elisa, Gaia’s client, published today its calculations showing a great emission reduction potential of the ICT sector.
Gaia Group, a leading provider of sustainability solutions for corporations and institutions worldwide, is stepping up its operations by hiring Alain Schilli to head company’s operations in Switzerland.
Gaia laski Suomen suurimman lähdeveden pullottajan hiilijalanjäljen ja auttoi Finn Springiä kehittämään ympäristövastuullisuuttaan.
Gaian asiakas Veikkaus on sitoutunut vähentämään hiilidioksidipäästöjään 35 prosenttia vuoden 2009 tasosta vuoden 2013 loppuun mennessä.