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VTT's activities in reducing GHG emissions in the workplace

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Workplace menu on sustainable lifestyles on February 6, 2019
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VTT's activities in reducing GHG emissions in the workplace

  1. 1. VTT’s activities in reducing GHG emissions in the workplace Hanna Pihkola, Research scientist, VTT Workplace menu on sustainable lifestyles 06.02.2019 Sitra 106.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious
  2. 2. Owned by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment VTT – beyond the obvious Established in 1942 258M€ Net turnover and other operating income (VTT Group 2017) 2,368 Total of personnel (VTT Group 31.12.2017) 36% from abroad (VTT Group 2017) 27% Doctorates and Licentiates (VTT Group 2017) VTT is one of the leading research, development and innovation organizations in Europe. Our vision A brighter future is created through science-based innovations. Our mission Customers and society grow and renew through applied research. 2
  3. 3. Growth with sustainable innovations Good life Improved quality of life and work Industrial renewal Innovations empowering industry Resource sufficiency Prosperity from resource wisdom Climate action Clean energy for the future Opportunities in the world of huge challenges Safety and security Resiliency in turbulent world 06.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious 3
  4. 4. Background - Sustainability reporting & Environmental goals 06.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious 4 Total GHG emissions in 2017: 20 119 tons  ~ 8.5 tons per person
  5. 5. Zero Emissions Day 2018 06.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious 5 https://vttblog.com/2018/09/21/mika-on-vttlaisen-hiilijalanjalki-nollapaastopaivana- kiinnitetaan-huomio-arkisten-valintojen-ilmastovaikutuksiin/ ~ 4 000 - 18 000 kg CO2 eq.
  6. 6. Update of environmental policy – Activities in 2019 Modelling of VTT’s GHG emissions • NEW: Including personnel related emissions (food, travel to work) • Creating emission reduction scenarios & targets – identifying most efficient means to reduce total emissions Integrating climate issues & wellbeing • Joint campaign by sustainability experts & HR specialists in March • Lectures & competition – win a bicycle! 06.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious 6
  7. 7. Thank you! Contact: hanna.pihkola@vtt.fi www.vtt.fi 06.02.2019 VTT – beyond the obvious 7

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