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The EKOenergy team rows for free-flowing rivers

27.07.2018 – Last weekend, our EVS EKOenergy team went to Leirikari, near Rovaniemi, to participate in Sieriniemen siunaus, a rowing event taking place on Kemijoki river in order to defend free-flowing rivers.


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Mit BIO-Produkten die Umwelt und Gesundheit schützen?

Geschrieben von Teresa López Übersetzt durch Laura Marie Kothe Immer mehr Menschen achten darauf wie sie konsumieren und sind sich der direkten Auswirkungen bewusst, die Konsumgewohnheiten auf Umwelt und die eigene Gesundheit haben können. Die sogenannten LOHAS-Konsumenten (Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability) suchen bei ihren Käufen nach etwas Besonderem, insbesondere nach Ehrlichkeit und Ausrichtung der […]


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Every day is Earth Day

EKOenergy Earth Day Plastic ecolabel for sustainable renewable energy

22.04.2018 : Plastic and its many applications have completely transformed the way we live. We are surrounded by plastic in our everyday life: when we at the supermarket, when travelling, visiting festivals and spending time with friends in cafes. But how did it all begin?


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What does blockchain mean for the renewable energy sector?

Blockchain and renewable energy transition, sustainability criteria and future. Illustration by Petter Nissinen

What everyone should know about blockchain, what it means for the energy sector, and how it could speed up the renewable energy transition.


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Europäische Entscheidungsträger, lasst es uns einfach halten!

EU flags outside the European Parliament building.

22.03.2018 : The discussions on the future of the Guarantees of Origin are taking place as part of the discussions on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive. The final decision will be taken soon.


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Die Schlüsselrolle von Energie in der Geschlechtergleichstellung

A group of women in Senegal, wearing colourful clothing and clapping and smiling.

08.03.2018 von Teresa López Der Internationale Frauentag ist eine gute Gelegenheit, uns daran zu erinnern, wie viel Arbeit es noch im Bezug auf die Gleichstellung der Geschlechter in verschiedenen Bereichen gibt und dass die bestehende Ungleichheit weltweit in Angriff genommen werden sollte. Chancengleichheit unabhängig des Geschlechts ist nicht nur ein grundlegendes Menschenrecht, sondern auch eine […]


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EKOenergy, a natural step for sustainable companies

A group of farmers standing and smiling among crops in Ecuador.

15.02.2018 : Copade Foundation, Spanish reference in fair trade and responsible forest management promotion, is joining EKOenergy in taking one more step towards sustainability. Since the beginning of 2018, the Development Cooperation NGO has been powered entirely with EKOenergy labelled 100% sustainable electricity.


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EKOenergy and Save Pond Hockey stand up for winter!

An ice hockey team holding a sign that says "I'm standing up for winter!"

15.02.2018 : Last weekend, the EKOenergy team spent a cold Saturday chatting with hockey fans about renewable energy at the annual Save Pond Hockey tournament in Helsinki. This tournament was organised by hockey enthusiasts to raise money for campaigns against climate change.


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Chocolate made with EKOenergy

Chocolate with the EKOenergy ecolabel. Text: "Our chocolate is made with renewable energy!"

15.12.2017 : Karlina Ozolina and Laura Kothe, from the EKOenergy team, went to visit Pieni Suklaatehdas (“Little Chocolate Factory”) in Porvoo. This artisanal chocolate factory is not only making bean-to-bar chocolate without any additives or preservatives, but also using renewable EKOenergy-certified electricity for their production.


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Wie trägt EKOenergie zu den SDGs bei?

Two people lifting a solar panel onto a roof.

Exactly 2 years ago, the Sustainable Development Goals were adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. For those committed to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, EKOenergy is a logical choice.


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