How does the circular economy contribute to achieving sustainable business growth, and what challenges do companies face in harnessing its potential? Gain valuable insights from Emma Salminen and Janika Keinänen.
In this episode, join us in an insightful conversation with Emma Salminen, Senior Business Consultant at BearingPoint, and Janika Keinänen, Senior Sustainability Project Manager at Valio Ltd. Janika shares the inspiring story of Valio, Finland's prominent dairy and food company, highlighting their current circular economy project focusing on the construction of the nation's largest biogas production plant.
This initiative involves converting manure into renewable liquefied biogas, offering a significant contribution to reducing carbon emissions in agriculture and transportation. Discover how Valio's endeavors exemplify the symbiotic relationship between the circular economy and sustainable business growth.
Emma is a dedicated Senior Business Consultant at BearingPoint and brings a wealth of expertise in sustainability. She has joined BearingPoint Finland in March 2023 as part of the sustainability team acquisition from Korkia, a renowned sustainability consultancy in Finland. With a Ph.D. in from the Aalto University, she has a research background, including a dissertation focusing on consumer behavior in the context of the circular economy.
Janika serves as the accomplished Senior Project Manager at Valio Ltd spearheading the development of the biogas business. With prior experience as the Vice President at Korkia, her insights into sustainable development and business growth have been instrumental in shaping Valio's sustainability initiatives. Her prior role at Korkia and her background in Business and Economics from Aalto University signify her close connection with Emma, who shares a similar background, emphasizing their collective expertise in the field of sustainability.
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