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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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Green Key and EKOenergy enter a collaboration agreement

Green Key is a prestigious eco-label for the tourism and hospitality industry with criteria dealing with environmental management, corporate social responsibility and awareness-raising. Green Key is currently awarded to more than 2,500 establishments in 53 countries. The programme is run by the international charity, Foundation for Environmental Education. EKOenergy is a non-profit organisation specialised in …

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100% renewable is the solution

Global leaders from government, business and the UN gathered for a high-level meeting at COP22 to call for a transition to 100% renewable energy worldwide to achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Presidency of COP22 and the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), a coalition of 47 governments, to assess …

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Protect Our Winters!

Enni Rukajärvi and Protect Our Winters ask Finns to switch to EKOenergy Protect Our Winters (POW) Finland is launching a campaign bearing its name in an effort to get Finnish downhill skiers and ski resorts aboard in the fight against climate change by switching to EKOenergy-certified renewable electricity.  The face of the campaign is snowboarder …

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A new trend: 100% EKOenergy

A lot of electricity sellers are joining strengths with EKOenergy. Only in 2016, already 15 more sellers took the decision to start offering EKOenergy to their consumers. Very interesting is that 2 of these new sellers take it even one step further: they sell ONLY EKOenergy. They follow the example of the Finnish company Ekosähkö, …

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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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Our Climate Fund drives new renewable projects

Thanks to last year’s sales, EKOenergy’s Climate Fund is able to keep on financing new renewable energy projects in developing countries. We have just decided on our first donations of 2016: we will support solar projects in Tanzania, Cameroon and Togo. € 30, 000 for Oikos’ ‘Solar for Schools’ in Tanzania This project takes place …

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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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Leadership and CSR with EKOenergy

EKOenergy? EKOenergy is the international ecolabel for electricity. Electricity sold with the EKOenergy label fulfils strict environmental criteria and raises funds for new renewable energy projects. The label is a not-for-profit initiative of the EKOenergy Network, a growing group of (currently) 40 environmental organisations from 30 countries. We started in Northern Europe in 2013 and …

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