Energy efficiency agreements for 2017–2025 to be launched
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Energy efficiency agreements for 2017–2025 to be launched

Four new energy efficiency agreements will begin next year in Finland for the period 2017–2025. The aim of the agreements is to improve the efficiency of energy use in industry, the energy and service sectors, the real estate sector, the municipal sector and in oil-heated properties. Read more

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Nordic support for a solid global environmental governance

The Nordic Council of Ministers for the environment is prepared to support the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals regarding the key environmental challenges including combatting marine litter. To this end, the council has reserved 1,2 million DKK (USD 181 000) to be channeled through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

Age limit relating to the bonus for home savers falls to 15 years from July 2016

The President of Finland has signed a new act amending the Act on Bonus for Home Savers. Instead of the earlier age limit of 18 years, now persons aged 15 years but not 40 may become home savers. For minors it must be specified in the home saving agreement that the deposits made consist of the personal earnings of the minor.
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What is the Society’s Commitment to Sustainability?

Watch the video and learn about the Finnish model to implement sustainable development on the ground - the Society's Commitment to Sustainability - and the commitments different actors have made to secure a good life now and for the future generations.

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