Table 48. Reasons for implementing environmental innovations by industry, 2006–2008, share of enterprises with environmental innovations

Industry Existing environmental regulations or taxes on pollution Environmental regulations or taxes expected to be introduced in the future Finance or other subsidy for environmental innovation Market demand from customers for environmental innovations Codes or agreements for environmental good practice within sector
% % % % %
Mining and quarrying 22,7 38,7 7,6 84,9 69,7
Food products and beverages 15,0 24,2 11,2 40,2 34,5
Textiles 13,9 23,0 9,3 45,3 45,3
Wearing apparel 12,0 12,0 6,0 50,1 25,1
Leather and related products 34,5 17,2 17,2 41,4 17,2
Wood, products of wood, and cork 19,9 20,1 13,7 34,6 39,8
Paper and paper products 36,2 24,3 6,3 73,6 40,3
Printing and reproduction of recorded media 22,8 27,2 19,5 58,4 41,3
Chemicals and chemical products* 30,9 30,7 15,9 48,3 52,2
Rubber and plastic products 17,6 20,1 11,6 41,9 40,8
Other non-metallic mineral products 34,3 52,3 24,7 61,0 43,1
Basic metals 45,2 45,7 24,8 45,2 54,3
Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 21,1 21,5 11,3 42,3 50,6
Computer, electronic and optical products 41,2 28,3 1,1 49,2 46,9
Electrical equipment 30,4 33,0 1,7 55,7 51,6
Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 31,5 32,1 14,6 66,4 34,3
Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 45,0 41,0 0,0 39,4 24,3
Other transport equipment 17,0 25,5 7,1 49,1 42,9
Furniture 19,7 20,5 13,7 33,9 28,8
Other manufacturing 13,5 10,5 0,0 30,2 26,7
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 43,4 55,9 15,5 31,0 43,4
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 47,4 39,3 26,4 58,3 68,1
Water collection, treatment and supply 34,9 23,3 23,3 46,6 46,6
Sewerage, waste treatment** 37,6 49,4 19,7 57,8 76,5
Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 29,0 40,5 11,0 63,1 60,8
Transportation and storage 37,2 38,2 9,6 50,6 69,0
Postal and courier activities 0,0 17,9 0,0 43,4 48,9
Publishing activities 10,5 14,0 5,1 19,7 43,3
Telecommunications 17,3 17,3 12,9 49,0 54,4
Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 8,7 7,6 2,7 47,6 20,2
Information service activities 0,0 0,0 0,0 50,0 11,8
Financial service activities 5,7 5,7 0,0 34,6 28,0
Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 8,9 8,9 0,0 36,5 36,5
Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 0,0 0,0 0,0 50,0 50,0
Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 25,2 30,9 1,5 51,1 56,0
All NACE - Total 26,2 29,4 10,3 50,1 48,1
Manufacturing, total 26,6 28,3 12,1 48,4 43,7
Services, total 25,5 31,1 7,3 52,9 55,2

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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