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Tom, 50th Solidarity Corps volunteer at EKOenergy’s secretariat

In 2012, EKOenergy became a partner organisation of the European Solidarity Corps (previously known as European Voluntary Service).  This EU funded program enables us to host long term volunteers. Most of the volunteers stay 10 to 12 months at our office in Helsinki. They help us keep close contact with hundreds of partners in many …

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Vesica Piscis: 100% sustainable vegan shoes “made in Spain”

As part of EKOenergy’s #PassionForGreenFashion campaign, we interviewed Francisco Rico, head of sales and administration of Vesica Piscis footwear, a vegan shoes and accessories brand that consumes EKOenergy. As the fashion industry is one of the major contributors to global warming, many companies are aware that their business models have a high environmental cost and …

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FridaysForFuture Uganda: Our interview with Nakabuye Hilda

In light of the upcoming international climate strike on 20 and 27 September, we want to show solidarity to the young people striking worldwide. With this in mind, we reached out to Nakabuye Hilda Flavia from Uganda to hear her story. Nakabuye Hilda Flavia is a 22-year-old climate activist and green campaigner living in Kampala, …

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

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