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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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Introducing Fintech Solutions from Finland

Fintech Solutions from Finland presentation provides a thorough look into the various Finnish companies offering products and services for areas such as banking, payments, financial software, financial management, impact, as well as new emerging financial technologies. Fintech is currently one of the most trending areas internationally. The purpose of Fintech is to modernize, digitize and …

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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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Finland details routes for electric aviation trial

Enontekiö Airport, Located in the North-Western “arm” of Finland, is taking part in a project that seeks to determine whether electric aircraft could be a means to revive lightly trafficked short-haul routes, reports YLE. The flights are scheduled to commence next autumn on a route from Rovaniemi via Enontekiö to Tromsø, Norway. They will initially …

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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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KONE recognized with prestigious ‘A’ score for climate change

KONE Corporation, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has been awarded a place on CDP’s prestigious ‘A List’ for its work in tackling climate change. The company has again been recognized for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop a low-carbon economy and is one of a small number of high-performing companies out of nearly …

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Sanoma was awarded in international CDP Climate Change rating

Sanoma was awarded with the third-highest score of B in international CDP Climate Change rating. The scoring varies in a scale from A to D-. In addition, Sanoma improved its CDP Forest rating from C to B. “Fighting the climate crisis is one of today’s most critical challenges, facing all industries and societies. Although Sanoma …

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