103 results for News, Sustainability
An alternative to the selfish person - the authors of the Science Article of the Year tell how the unleashing of climate change can be prevented
Climate anxiety is deepening, but the researchers honoured for the Science Article of the Year 2018 in the Aikuiskasvatus (adult education) journal are not giving up.
Success rates could improve if experts from different fields considered the bottlenecks of commercialization early.
Developing and supporting national and sub-national climate innovation ecosystems.
A discussion session was organised At Aalto to reflect on how university education could better respond to the challenges of climate change.
Clearing up the world’s space junk can pave the way for better mobile infrastructure and other ways to move into space
Intelligent materials make the manufacturing ecosystems and companies’ business models more sustainable
Better use of information and materials requires intense and more open cooperation between companies.
The award was granted by Aalto University Campus & Real Estate and Aalto University’s joint sustainable development team, influenced by the initiative and innovativeness of the recycling center.
Otaniemi and the Aalto University campus are set to undergo rapid change, with plenty of new development in the works. At the same time, the character of the urban areas will be transformed into an inviting oasis of outdoor environments and verdant spaces.
An Aalto University-designed and -produced dress made of birch trees shows how one day we will all look—and feel—good in sustainable fabrics
Greenhouse utilising pulp mill residual streams wins Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s Innovation Contest for Students
This innovation developed by Aalto University students may revolutionise Finnish food production by means of the circular economy.
Designed by Aalto students Emma Saarnio and Helmi Liikanen, the dress evokes nature with exquisite materiality and minimalist lines
Assistant Professor Matti Kummu secures €2 million ERC grant to explore sustainable ways to meet the growing food demand
The main aim is to assess globally what are the feasible opportunities to meet the future food demand with sustainable use of natural resources.
A project coordinated by Aalto Global Impact will strengthen the capacity of universities to take hold of global development challenges.
Research enhances understanding of sustainable production and consumption systems in circular economy
What does the recent research offer us in the fields of metal- and wood-based fiber systems for circular economy? How can we build sustainable business models and governance of circular systems? These issues were taken a closer look at Aalto Sustainability Hub’s seminar in November 2018.
Everyday discussions within the supply chain may create new dynamics and benefit companies that produce new products from waste materials.
A large group of representatives of industry took part in the Industry Meets FinnCERES event on 5 November 2018 at Paasitorni in Helsinki.
A novel approach to construct a highly active and durable nanocatalyst offers solutions to energy storage problems
A green, simple and easy method opens up new possibilities for MOF-based nanocatalysts.
The funded sub-project of Aalto is part of SYMMET, which is searching for solutions to the increasing need for metallic materials.
Karoliina Auvinen, MSc (Tech), Project Manager of the housing association pilot and the FinSolar project led by Aalto University School of Business, has received a solar energy award for 2018. The award is granted annually by ATY ry (Aurinkoteknillinen yhdistys, a Finnish solar technology society).
Plastic straws and utensils will soon be history but they will not be missed, as something much better will replace them.