Table 46b. Environmental benefits created by environmental innovations by industry, 2006–2008, share of enterprises with innovations

Industry Environmental benefits from the after sales use of a good or service Some of environmental benefits
Reduced energy use Reduced air, water, soil or noise pollution Improved recycling of product after use
% % % %
Mining and quarrying 28,1 28,1 35,2 93,0
Food products and beverages 41,7 14,8 24,4 81,5
Textiles 27,9 17,5 38,4 75,5
Wearing apparel 23,9 6,5 13,6 54,3
Leather and related products 12,2 12,2 24,4 70,7
Wood, products of wood, and cork 24,7 17,4 9,9 63,4
Paper and paper products 25,9 11,9 30,8 84,9
Printing and reproduction of recorded media 19,0 19,0 22,4 59,0
Chemicals and chemical products 26,1 28,5 20,6 71,2
Rubber and plastic products 36,0 24,5 33,9 80,5
Other non-metallic mineral products 46,1 24,1 27,0 84,5
Basic metals 36,0 35,6 30,9 70,0
Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 32,1 17,8 25,5 64,5
Computer, electronic and optical products 27,2 21,4 44,7 83,8
Electrical equipment 31,7 14,8 27,2 82,9
Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 56,0 36,6 22,7 72,3
Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 41,4 38,6 20,5 89,0
Other transport equipment 39,7 51,2 29,2 65,8
Furniture 29,0 31,5 29,0 62,6
Other manufacturing 33,0 18,3 20,5 77,2
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 29,1 35,3 35,3 70,9
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 49,3 20,0 21,5 78,0
Water collection, treatment and supply 34,2 29,9 7,5 64,1
Sewerage, waste treatment 59,9 63,3 61,4 90,3
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 35,5 21,2 33,2 57,4
Transportation and storage 51,5 31,8 15,5 77,7
Postal and courier activities 21,7 0,0 41,5 84,8
Publishing activities 28,2 16,0 10,9 48,1
Telecommunications 52,9 12,8 16,0 58,7
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 14,4 4,5 4,5 27,5
Information service activities 32,4 12,4 9,5 32,4
Financial service activities 11,9 0,7 1,7 30,1
Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 18,0 17,3 13,8 38,7
Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 16,6 0,0 0,0 33,2
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 41,9 25,0 26,8 61,7
All NACE - Total 34,7 21,3 23,3 63,5
Manufacturing, total 36,1 24,2 26,5 72,8
Services, total 33,1 18,1 19,6 52,8

Source: Innovation 2008, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi (09) 1734 3263, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds


Updated 10.6.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
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