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A stirring challenge competition: Let’s cook up the best urban food for Helsinki

How does a truly sustainable urban food feel, taste and look like? What is your powerful idea that has the potential to get Finland and Finnish urban food on the world map? Share your idea in the Smart & Clean challenge. The idea-cooks and other experts are invited to work…

How to develop circular business ecosystems

We’ve been working on the EIT Raw Materials project for over a year together with VTT – Technical Research Center of Finland, TU Delft and Outotec. Our role in the project has been to develop a methodology, which enables identification of novel circular business opportunities in the raw materials sector….

Ethica goes to China

Ethica has been invited to talk about the circular economy as a driver for innovation at the Beijing International Innovation Forum 7th – 8th Dec.The event will gather representatives from public, academic and business sectors from China US, Germany, Japan, Canada, Singapore, Israel and Ethica representing Finland. The Forum focuses…

Circular Business Ecosystem for Textiles

Relooping Fashion ecosystem model

  The business ecosystem report of the Relooping Fashion Initiative is published! The Relooping Fashion Initiative (2015-2017) aimed at piloting and modelling the circular business ecosystem for textiles. This report covers the business ecosystem modelling work and introduces the project team’s crystallized vision of a higher-level system that enables the…

Circular Design and Ethica on stage at Industry Summit 2017

The sixth Industry Summit in Oulu was held on 5th and 6th of October. Industry Summit is a gathering for industrial and cleantech sectors. This year’s main themes were digitalisation, IoT, bioeconomy, circular economy, sharing  and platform based solutions. Ethica’s Anne Raudaskoski held a presentation on ‘circular design – a…

Interested in showcasing your leadership through product certification?

Ethica has teamed up with a Danish circular economy consultancy Vugge til Vugge to provide a Cradle to Cradle Certified™ assessment for companies manufacturing B2B and consumer products. Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program is a certification scheme for those forerunners who want continuously to develop both their product design as well…

From words to action: World Circular Economy Forum 2017

Finlandia Hall gathered over 1500 international participants from 90 countries on 5th-6th June to the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF2017) organised by Sitra with other partners. The two-day event brought together high-profile speakers, offered a great opportunity for networking and placed Finland in the limelight as the circular economy forerunner….

Ethica at Ikea’s circular economy chat 8th June

Ikea Finland organises a twitter chat (in Finnish) on a circular economy on Thursday 8th June 12pm-1pm. In addition to Ethica, other panelists are Simo Honkanen (Neste); Kari Herlevi (Sitra); FromWaste2Taste project and CSR Manager of Ikea, Tiina Suvanto. Join us in the conversation. #kiertotalouschat More info in Finnish: https://www.ikeasuomi.fi/twitterchat/

Ethica invited to the Future Forum Lappeenranta 16th – 17th May

Future Forum is an international two-day business event focusing on technology and industry. Ethica’s Paula is one of the keynote speakers. Paula’s presentation will focus on a circular economy as a global driver for change. Read more about the event.

Circular Economy Stakeholder Forum: Key Take-Aways

I attended the Circular Economy Stakeholder Forum in Brussels last week organised by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee. Two days full of presentations, discussions, exchanging views with new people, and the launch of the Stakeholder Forum, which also was the focus of the last day’s…