Posts Tagged “finance”

fDi Magazine, a Financial Times Publication has recently ranked Helsinki second in its European Cities and Regions of the Future report which assessed cities and different locations according to their potential to attract foreign direct investment (FDI). In this report, Helsinki showed up for the first time in the first 25 cities in Europe and […]

It has recently been announced that Google, the global search engine company is going to invest an additional 450 million Euros in Finland in the next several years. The money is required for the building of the new data centre in Hamina which is being built on the site of an old paper mill. Anni […]

Finland has recently been ranked second in the global Human Capital Index organised by the World Economic Forum which covered 122 countries. Switzerland has been ranked first in this year’s human capital index. Below is the entire top 10 ranking: 1. Switzerland 2. Finland 3. Singapore 4. The Netherlands 5. Sweden 6. Germany 7. Norway […]

Seven Finnish companies have been inclued in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 2013 – 2014. These firms are: Kesko, Metso, Nokia, UPM-Kymmene, Neste Oil, Outokumpu and Outotec. The first four have been mentioned in both the DJSI World as well as DJSI Europe while Neste Oil and Outokumpu were included in DJSI World. Last […]

A Finnish international consulting and engineering company, Poyry has recently received an order contracted at 40 million Euros from Saudi Electricity Company. Poyry  provides consulting and engineering services across a wide range of sectors such as transmission and distribution, forestry, electricity and power generation, mining industry, transportation and real estate. Poyry currently employs 6,500 people and has established […]