Report: Carbon dioxide use and removal present significant opportunities for Finland
Carbon dioxide capture, use and storage technologies offer significant opportunities for Finland when it comes to both achieving the carbon neutrality target and creating new business. However, stronger national guidance, a clearer regulatory environment and measures to ensure sustainability are needed for the deployment of solutions. This is according to a new report drawn up for the Government by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, the Finnish Environment Institute and Tyrsky Consulting.
Study: Nearly half of Finnish companies have encountered barriers to international trade, global political situation shakes up companies’ supply chains
As many as 41% of Finnish companies have experienced trade barriers in their international operations in recent years. Most of the examined trade barriers between 2019 and 2022 occurred in countries outside the EU, especially in Russia, the United States and China. However, according to a study conducted by ETLA Economic Research for the Finnish Government, companies also encountered trade barriers in the EU.
Report: Many thresholds prevent young people from receiving mental health and substance abuse services
What prevents young people from receiving timely and effective support for mental health and substance abuse problems? How could social welfare services better support young people dealing with these problems? A Policy Brief published as part of the Government’s analysis, assessment and research activities on 3 March examines the thresholds young people face when seeking mental health and substance abuse services and explores ways to lower these thresholds and encounter young people more successfully and comprehensively in mental health and substance abuse work.