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Finnish Companies Becoming Takeover Targets, Kauppalehti Reports

Finnish companies are shifting to specialization and niche markets to survive tough times, and that makes them takeover targets for global corporations, Kauppalehti reported today.
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Finland's major cities combat global warming - YLE News

Finland's major cities combat global warming - YLE News | Finland | Scoop.it

Mayors of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Turku, Oulu and Tampere made a joint climate declaration on Wednesday in a meeting held at Helsinki's old town hall, Vanha Raatihuone.

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Finland world’s third most egalitarian country

Finland world’s third most egalitarian country | Finland | Scoop.it

Finland ranks third in the World Economic Forum’s global survey of gender equality.  Finland figures strongly, particularly with regard to the education of women and the number of ministerial posts they hold.  A total of 135 countries were surveyed...

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Global Innovation Index 2011 - Switzerland ranks first among 125 economies on innovation levels

Global Innovation Index 2011 - Switzerland ranks first among 125 economies on innovation levels | Finland | Scoop.it
INSEAD, the leading international business school, today announced the findings of The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2011 edition. Switzerland topped this year's GII ranking, gaining three spots from its position in last year’s GII.

The five Nordic economies—Sweden (2nd), Finland (5th), Denmark (6th), Iceland (11th), and Norway (18th)—have very strong performances globally as well as regionally.
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