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The forest industry produces to the market climate-friendly products made from renewable and recyclable raw materials that can reduce people's and society's dependence on depleting natural resources.
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Welcome back, bioeconomy!

Bioeconomy made a comeback to the EU’s climate policy

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6.2.2024

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Forest industry's Lehtomäki met Ursula von der Leyen

Forest industry's Lehtomäki met Ursula von der Leyen together with Prime Ministers in Stockholm

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19.1.2024

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Welcome back, bioeconomy!

New climate targets proposed by the European Commission trust bioeconomy solutions.

Climate and energy
European union
Climate
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6.2.2024

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Forest industry's Lehtomäki met Ursula von der Leyen

Paula Lehtomäki took part in discussions together with Prime Ministers Petteri Orpo and Ulf Kristersson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Stockholm.

Finnish Forest Industries
European union
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19.1.2024

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Finnish Forest Industry Federation salutes the goals and ambition level set by the Finnish Government in its asks for the next commission

On January 17th the government of Finland outlined Finland's key goals for the next EU election period.

Finnish Forest Industries
European union
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17.1.2024

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ESPR will contribute to the goals of circular economy by recognising renewable materials

Renewability counts, when considering product’s environmental influence.

Forests and wood raw material
European union
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17.1.2024

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Let’s not forget the Nordics in the Weights and Dimensions Directive

The reason why Finnish and Swedish transport have higher weights and dimensions goes way back.

Logistics
European union
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17.1.2024

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The final drafting of EU legislation on forests begins

Preparing the latest legislative initiatives concerning forests included in the European Green Deal (Green Deal) is underway.

Forests and wood raw material
European union
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16.1.2024

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The Environmental Council's proposal is disapponting

EU member states' stance would tie the EU to fossil-based resources and an increasing water consumption.

Environment and sustainability
The circular economy
European union
Wood-based products
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18.12.2023

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More concreteness, please.

The Industrial Emissions Directive is slowly coming together. There are still several important questions without answers.

Environment and sustainability
Nature and the environment
Industrial policy
Emissions trading
Environmental licensing
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5.12.2023

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Tapio Korpeinen elected the new Chairman of the FFIF

Tapio Korpeinen, who is the CFO of UPM-Kymmene Oyj and the Executive Vice President of the UPM Energy business area, has been selected as the new Chairman of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation.

Finnish Forest Industries
Finnish Forest Industries
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28.11.2023

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The proposal for a regulation on forest data collection goes too far

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation considers the development of the data collection system important. However, it is also important to refrain from setting an excessively detailed level of forest observation.

Forests and wood raw material
European union
Forest management and use
Finnish Forest Industries
Forest industry
Nature and the environment
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27.11.2023

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Realism improves European Parliament's position on the PPWR

Some of the concerns raised by the forest industry were taken into consideration.

Environment and sustainability
European union
The circular economy
Wood-based products
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23.11.2023

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PPWR update and data-driven policy must go hand in hand

EU needs renewable and recyclable, fiber-based packaging as a solution to EU’s packaging challenges.

Environment and sustainability
European union
The circular economy

17.11.2023

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The forest industry plays a strong role in the national economy of Finland

Finnish forest industry companies have a significant impact on our national economy and the well-being of Finns.

Economy and international trade
Economic policy
Competitiveness
Finnish Forest Industries
Forest industry
International trade
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10.11.2023

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Indicators of biodiversity have improved in Finnish forests

The roadmap shows that several indicators of biodiversity have improved in Finnish forests.

Forests and wood raw material
Biodiversity
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14.9.2023

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Shortly: Several indicators of biodiversity have improved in Finnish forests

Finnish Forest Industries Federation and Finnish Sawmills Association have published a biodiversity road map of the wood processing industry.

Forests and wood raw material
Biodiversity

13.9.2023

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The future of our clean industry has to be made in Europe

The European election campaign tone was just set, when the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined her policy priorities to EU lawmakers.

Climate and energy
The European Union
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13.9.2023

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The forest industry expects a realistic Nature Restoration Law

The European Parliament voted in favour of amending the Commission’s proposal and continuing negotiations on the regulation. The forest industry expects further negotiations to better take into account the Member States’ diversity as well as the cost-effectiveness and efficiency of the measures.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
European union
Forest management and use
Forest industry
Nature and the environment
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14.7.2023

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Biodiversity scenario sets the course for the development of Finnish forests

In the new scenario review by the Natural Resources Institute Finland, the amount of both decaying stemwood and retention trees will considerably increase over the next few decades.

Environment and sustainability
Finnish Forest Industries
Forest management and use
Nature and the environment
Nature
Sustainability commitments
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21.6.2023

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Promoting forest biodiversity on sunny and dry slopes

The new action programme helps improve sunny and dry habitats in commercial forests as well as the status of species dependent on these habitats.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
Climate
Finnish Forest Industries
Forest management and use
Forest certification
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16.6.2023

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Nature restoration breakfast meeting at the European Parliament: Rapporteur Luena open to negotiate to find a compromise.

Today, on the 31st of May, the European Parliament´s main rapporteur Cesar Luena expressed willingness for last minute negotiations before the vote in the Environmental committee in June the 15th.

Forests and wood raw material
European union

31.5.2023

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New research on the biodiversity of forests

Bilberry, decaying wood and large aspen on the rise, the spread of spruce raises concern.

Environment and sustainability
Finnish Forest Industries
Sustainability commitments
Biodiversity
Forest industry
Nature and the environment
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2.3.2023

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Finland a global leader in forest industry patents

An international patent survey shows that Finnish forest industry companies are at the forefront of technology in developing new products for the forest industry.

R&D and products
Competence
Competitiveness
Finnish Forest Industries
Forest industry
Research and innovations
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9.2.2023

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New study: Export industry brings half of Finland's welfare

The contribution of the export industry to the Finnish national economy is approximately 47 per cent of the value added.

Economy and international trade
Competitiveness
Competence
Financing
Trade policy
Statistics
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10.1.2023

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New Nature Conservation Act introduces various means of protecting biodiversity

The new act is clearer than the previous act in terms of structure as well as references to other legislation.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
Finnish Forest Industries
Nature and the environment
Nature
Sustainability commitments
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13.12.2022

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The new Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive of the EU favours non-renewable, hard-to-recycle materials

On 30 November 2022, the European Commission released its proposal for a new Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.

Environment and sustainability
European union
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5.12.2022

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Finland specifies its stand on the Nature Restoration Law

The Grand Committee of the Finnish Parliament does not approve the Nature Restoration Law in its present form as proposed by the Commission.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
European union
Finnish Forest Industries
Nature and the environment
Sustainability commitments
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2.12.2022

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The proposed biodiversity criteria do not take into account national characteristics

It also threatens to reduce the profitability of forestry and long-term carbon sinks significantly.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
Carbon sink
Climate
European union
Finnish Forest Industries
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30.11.2022

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The forest industry continues its long-term sustainability efforts

The sustainability commitments’ progress report reflects a positive development.

Environment and sustainability
Sustainability commitments
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23.11.2022

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The Finnish Forest Industries Federation to strengthen its voice in Brussels

Experienced EU influencer Kaisu Karvala has been recruited to head the new office of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation in Brussels.

Finnish Forest Industries
European union
Finnish Forest Industries
News
The European Union
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15.11.2022

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The Finnish Forest Industries Federation develops the management of sun-lit habitats

The Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s new action programme helps improve sunny and dry habitats in commercial forests as well as the status of endangered and near-threatened species dependent on these habitats.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
Climate
Environmental licensing
European union
Finnish Forest Industries
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11.11.2022

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The wood processing industry evaluates the effects of biodiversity work with a comprehensive study

An extensive research project that aims to verify the impacts of biodiversity work on a scientific basis and to model the future evolution of forest biodiversity.

Environment and sustainability
Biodiversity
Finnish Forest Industries
Nature and the environment
Sustainability commitments
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8.11.2022

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THL initiated cooperation with Savo Vocational College, Finnish Forest Industries Federation and Ponsse to increase the number of women in the forest sector

The aim of the Dismantling Segregation project is to dismantle gender segregation in working life.

Working life
Forest industry
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11.10.2022

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Paula Lehtomäki is the new director general of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation

Paula Lehtomäki started in her new position on the 19th of September 2022.

Finnish Forest Industries
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23.9.2022

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EU’s raw material and energy self-sufficiency being weakened by the European Parliament

The EU Parliament is questioning the renewability of primary biomass, such as small-dimensioned wood, crowns and branches.

Environment and sustainability
Climate
European union
Nature and the environment
Finnish Forest Industries
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Reform of the Nature Conservation Act – practical implications are partially unclear

The Finnish Government has approved the proposal for the new Nature Conservation Act. Several of the planned reforms are beneficial, the practical implications of many remain unclear.

Environment and sustainability
European union
Finnish Forest Industries
Environmental licensing
Nature and the environment
Sustainability commitments
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18.5.2022

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The Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Association appointed Jyrki Peisa as acting director general

At its meeting on April 22, 2022, the Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation appointed Jyrki Peisa (LLM) as its acting director general.

Finnish Forest Industries
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25.4.2022

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Forest industry product innovations and the climate benefits of products still unknown to consumers

A recent survey shows that Finnish consumers’ knowledge of the latest product innovations and climate benefits of the forest industry is still limited.

Finnish Forest Industries
Forest industry
Finnish Forest Industries
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25.4.2022