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Government proposes increased transparency on sustainability impacts of large and listed companies

Editors' ChoiceNews

On 28 September 2023, the Government submitted to Parliament its proposal for amending the Accounting…

Joint Statement of Forestry Ministers: Comprehensive sustainability of forest management requires that local conditions are taken into account

Wood and forestNews

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Sari Essayah participated in the meeting of the For Forest&…

EU celebrates Organic Day for second time

FoodNews

The EU Member States will celebrate the European Organic Day in various ways around the&…

Finland has important role in UN Water Conference – world countries meet after 46 years

Fish and watersNews

The first UN Water Conference in 46 years takes place in New York on 22–24…

Forest sector roundtable seeks solutions to strengthen carbon sinks

Wood and forestNews

Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Maria Ohisalo and Minister of Agriculture and Forestry&…

New guide outlines good practices for voluntary carbon market

Ecosystem servicesNews

Voluntary climate action is one way to promote climate work in Finland and globally. The&…

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry involved in project to prepare for European forest partnership

Wood and forestNews

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry participates in a project on preparing for a European&…

Decision on climate work on agriculture at Climate Change Conference

FoodNews

With respect to agriculture, the aim at the Climate Change Conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh,&…

Trilogue reached provisional agreement on Commission’s LULUCF proposal

Wood and forestNews

All legislative initiatives of the extensive Fit-for-55 package published by the European Commission in summer&…

As popularity of voluntary carbon offsetting grows, guidelines are drawn up for offset providers

Ecosystem servicesNews

Making claims about climate action has become more popular in recent years. Businesses are using&…

Finland’s finalised CAP plan submitted to European Commission

FoodNews

Finland submitted its finalised CAP plan to the European Commission on 20 July 2022. The…

EU Environment Ministers discuss Fit for 55 Package – agenda includes emissions trading, emission limits for cars and LULUFC Regulation

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The EU ministers for the environment and climate issues meet in Luxembourg on 28 June,…

Become a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassador!

BioeconomyNews

Are you between 18 and 35 years old and have experience or strong interest in…

Government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki submitted to Parliament

Fish and watersNews

The government proposal to ban salmon fishing in the River Tenojoki in 2022 was submitted…

Bioeconomy Strategy 2022–2035 – Sustainably towards higher value added

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Finland’s new Bioeconomy Strategy has been completed. The strategy aims to double the value…

Climate Policy Roundtable: Climate plan for land use sector must take into account many dimensions of just transition

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On Tuesday 22 March, the Climate Policy Roundtable discussed the climate plan for the land…