2022

Helsinki named top-three city for highly-skilled talent

Forrester, a market research company based in Massachusetts, the US, has named Helsinki, Stockholm, and Copenhagen as the three top hotspots for businesses to recruit highly-skilled talent in Europe The top 10 of the ranking was rounded out by Berlin, Hamburg, Oslo, Munich, Vienna, Zurich, and Amsterdam. Forrester stressed that European businesses need to look …

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Honorary Consulate of Finland in Amsterdam opened

Dirk Petrus Witteveen, Managing Director at Transfennica Ltd, has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Finland in Amsterdam, with jurisdiction over the provinces Noord-Holland, Friesland, Groningen, Drenthe, Overijssel and Flevoland. Mr. Witteveen holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Amsterdam. He has been working as Managing Director at Transfennica Ltd, a daughter …

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KONE awarded as Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has again been awarded a position on the CDP 2021 Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) Leaderboard. KONE ranks among the top 4.5% of organizations assessed by CDP. Demonstrating actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks, and develop a low-carbon economy, KONE also achieved a place on CDP’s …

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Nokia commits $400m to NGP Capital for investments in game-changing growth companies

Espoo, Finland – on the 3rd of February Nokia announced its commitment to NGP Capital’s Fund V, a new $400m venture fund that will focus on promising, growth-stage companies. The fund’s emphasis on companies developing emerging 5G use cases for industrial and business transformation aligns closely with Nokia’s technology leadership vision and its efforts to …

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Outokumpu further increases share of wind power in its electricity procurement to meet its ambitious climate targets

Outokumpu has signed another 10-year power supply agreement for renewable wind power with Gasum. The new deal is an addition to the earlier wind power agreement with Gasum, announced in September 2021. According to the agreement, deliveries will begin in the summer of 2023. Increasing the share of low-carbon electricity is one of the most …

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Finland ranks first at progressing in sustainable development goals

Finland received the highest score of 80.75 in the Europe Sustainable Development Report 2021, meaning the country is making the best progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the EU. The top three were compiled of only Nordic countries; Sweden was ranked second (80.57) and Denmark as the third (79.32). Finland achieved or is …

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