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Pixartprinting, leading company for printing services in Europe, choose EKOenergy

Pixartprinting is an Italian company specialising in the online provision of personalised printing services. In 2018, they joined the Be ForGreen Be Sustainable community becoming a consumer who uses 100% renewable, traceable and EKOenergy-ecolabelled energy. Through this, Pixartprinting has contributed to the avoidance of 3,581 tonnes of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere each year, actively …

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Tom, 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer at EKOenergy’s secretariat

In 2012, EKOenergy became a partner organisation of the European Solidarity Corps (previously known as European Voluntary Service).  This EU funded program enables us to host long term volunteers. Most of the volunteers stay 10 to 12 months at our office in Helsinki. They help us keep close contact with hundreds of partners in many …

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Vesica Piscis: 100% sustainable vegan shoes “made in Spain”

As part of EKOenergy’s #PassionForGreenFashion campaign, we interviewed Francisco Rico, head of sales and administration of Vesica Piscis footwear, a vegan shoes and accessories brand that consumes EKOenergy. As the fashion industry is one of the major contributors to global warming, many companies are aware that their business models have a high environmental cost and …

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Urban Beer: the first brewery in Spain producing with EKOenergy

EKOenergy’s campaign “EKOenergy for your brewery“, launched in 2016, was one of the finalists in the EU Sustainable Energy Week Awards 2018. The campaign aims at informing breweries about using renewable energy. In addition to Italian and Finnish breweries, Urban Beer became the first EKOenergy-labelled beer in Spain. Urban Beer, producing handmade and natural beer in …

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FridaysForFuture Russia: Our interview with Arshak Makichyan

In light of the upcoming international climate strike on 20 and 27 September, we want to show solidarity to the young people striking worldwide. With this in mind, we reached out to Arshak Makichyan from Russia to hear how he started his climate strikes in Russia. To read our previous article about Fridays For Future …

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FridaysForFuture Uganda: Our interview with Nakabuye Hilda

In light of the upcoming international climate strike on 20 and 27 September, we want to show solidarity to the young people striking worldwide. With this in mind, we reached out to Nakabuye Hilda Flavia from Uganda to hear her story. Nakabuye Hilda Flavia is a 22-year-old climate activist and green campaigner living in Kampala, …

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Globe Hope, Finnish pioneer in sustainable fashion uses EKOenergy

“The world does not suffer from the lack of material but the lack of mind. Being innovative and full of fresh thinking, Globe Hope came up with the idea of fabric redefined”. These are the motivational words painted on the back wall of the Globe Hope head office. In 2003, the designer Seija Lukkala (Globe …

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SAP: leading the transition to a low carbon economy model

The cutting edge software corporation SAP has recently released its Integrated Report 2017, giving updated data of its social and environmental performance and stressing its ambitious commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The company is committed to 100% renewable electricity and joined the RE100 coalition – recognized by the UN as one of the …

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Chocolates Artesanos Isabel: Uses EKOenergy

Interview with Isabel Félez The Spanish chocolate factory Chocolates Artesanos Isabel prioritizes sustainability in all of its production. For the owner Isabel Félez Roselló, using EKOenergy-labelled electricity is an important part of the bigger picture. We got in touch with her to learn more about the company’s plans. Why did you decide to create Chocolates Artesanos Isabel? …

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