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Drink responsible – Sustainability in the brewery sector

Beer is made from three main ingredients: water, malt and hops – all of which rely on a healthy nature and environment and could be severely threatened by climate change. Burning fossil fuels for energy production is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. As brewing is a water and energy-intensive process, finding ways to …

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Switching to EKOenergy for Otava was easy

Last year, the whole Otava Group switched to EKOenergy. This means that all ‘Suomalainen Kirjakauppa’ bookstores now use EKOenergy-certified electricity. Otava is the second largest publishing house in Finland, and their printing house also uses EKOenergy. Many think that switching to eco-labelled electricity is a difficult and complex thing to do in a company with …

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Lappeenranta: The first EKOenergy city in the world

The wonderful city of Lappeenranta has decided to switch to EKOenergy! Today, Mayor Kimmo Jarva and Lappeenranta Energy’s CEO Reijo Kolehmainen signed an agreement guaranteeing EKOenergy for the city of Lappeenranta for the period 2017-2020. At the signing ceremony, the city also got the EKOenergy certificate. Program manager of EKOenergy Riku Eskelinen says that Lappeenranta …

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Capítulo Trece Hotel & Spa: Ecotourism in Spain

Ecotourism is booming. A model of sustainable and environmentally responsible tourism, where the tourist seeks not only enjoyment, but also to reduce their ecological footprint and environmental impact. To meet this demand, pioneers such as the Hotel & Spa Capítulo Trece in Segovia, Spain, are showing how committed their establishments are by using 100% renewable …

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EKOenergy for Germany and the UK

Last month, EKOenergy made huge steps forward in Germany and the UK. Stadtwerke Bielefeld The German electricity supplier Stadtwerke Bielefeld started selling EKOenergy. The company is one of the larger municipality-owned energy companies in Germany. The company has about 2160 employees and a turnover of about 660 million euro. Their first EKOenergy product is available …

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