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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 interior wall of the Globe Hope head office. In 2003, designer Seija Lukkala (Globe Hope …

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Carrera Jeans: Supports the EKOenergy fashion campaign

Carrera Jeans is an Italian clothing manufacturer that was established in 1965 and which exports all over the world. For three years, the energy that powers the offices and the shops of Carrera in Italy, in addition to being green, is also 100% EKOenergy. On the occasion of our recently launched Passion for Green Fashion …

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Flow Festival uses EKOenergy labelled grid electricity

Flow Festival is one of the world’s first carbon-neutral music and arts boutique festival. This year’s festival will take place on 10-12 August 2018, in Helsinki, Finland. All grid-electricity used at ”Nordic countries’ coolest music festival” is ecolabelled by EKOenergy. Called “A fairytale come true” by Clash Magazine in the UK. The festival’s overall carbon …

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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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The fashion industry’s duty to lead the change towards sustainability

Today most of us know that fashion is among the topmost polluting industries in the world – competing with transportation, oil and gas production, farming and agriculture. This has been going on for decades, but somehow the textile sector has managed to get by and keep its shiny public appearance. It has only been in …

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Chocolate made with EKOenergy

Visit to Pieni Suklaatehdas in Porvoo, Finland On a sunny autumn day, Karlina and Laura, from the EKOenergy team, went to visit Pieni Suklaatehdas (“The 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. Owners …

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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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Yves Rocher: Using EKOenergy

Part of the activities of Groupe Rocher is now powered by EKOenergy We are proud to announce the arrival of Groupe Rocher as a new consumer of EKOenergy in France. Since the beginning of 2017, half of its electricity consumption in France has been certified as EKOenergy. Groupe Rocher has always been aware of its …

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L’Oréal in Russia: Producing with EKOenergy

Little by little, EKOenergy is finding its way to Russia too. Local renewable energy transactions are still difficult, but we are confident that this will change in the near future. The electricity market authorities have understood the growing demand for renewable electricity and will respond to it. EKOenergy is playing an important role in providing …

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Slush: Chooses EKOenergy!

Slush, the biggest startup and tech event in Northern Europe, switches to EKOenergy. Having started out as a humble gathering of techies and investors, Slush is now a true titan of an event, with some 17.000 visitors and thousands of companies present from all over the world. In 2016, breaks new ground in using EKOenergy-certified …

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Helsinki Reuse Centre: Switching to EKOenergy

Kierrätyskeskus, the leading recycling centre in Finland, now uses EKOenergy! Ville Heinilä, Kierratuskeskus’s environmental specialist, explains that for their corporate strategy buying sustainable renewable EKOenergy certified electricity is the obvious choice – “we should have done it sooner! It is important for us to act as we preach” “Kierratuskeskus aspires to be a leader in …

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Schüco goes for EKOenergy

The Germany based international company Schüco switches to EKOenergy. Schüco is one of the leading suppliers of high-quality window, door and facade systems. Millions of Schüco products are used all over the world. In the past years, Schüco is actively implementing measures to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. A building monitoring system across all of …

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