Caring for the environment is caring for your own health
21.06.2018 by Teresa López Every year an increasing amount of individuals start to pay more attention to their consuming habits as well as be more aware of the direct impact these routines can have on the world and their lives. The so-called LOHAS (lifestyle of health and sustainability) consumers search for something extra in their […]
The fashion industry’s duty to lead the change towards sustainability
16.05.2018 by Teresa López Today most of us know that fashion is among the top most 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. […]
Every day is Earth Day
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?
What does blockchain mean for the renewable energy sector?
What everyone should know about blockchain, what it means for the energy sector, and how it could speed up the renewable energy transition.
European decisionmakers, let’s keep things simple and sure!
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.
Energy’s key role in gender equality
08.03.2018 by Teresa López The International Women’s Day is a good opportunity to remind us how much work there is left to do regarding gender equality, and all the different fields in which it should be tackled worldwide. Having equal opportunities regardless of your gender is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary […]
EKOenergy, a natural step for sustainable companies
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.
EKOenergy and Save Pond Hockey stand 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.
Chocolate made with EKOenergy
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.
How EKOenergy contributes to the SDGs
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.