Appendix table 27a. Environmental benefits created by innovations by industry 2012-2014, share of enterprises with innovations

Industry Number of enterprises Reduced material or water use per unit of output Reduced energy use or CO2 footprint
in enterprise
Reduced air, water, noise or soil pollution Replaced a share of materials with less polluting or hazardous substitutes Replaced a share of fossil energy with renewable energy sources Recycled waste, water, or materials for own use or sale
% % % % % %
05-09 Mining and quarrying 14 33.7 60.7 66.3 18.3 7.0 26.7
10-12 Food products and beverages 204 35.7 39.0 29.1 26.4 16.9 45.6
13 Textiles 37 0.0 17.4 0.0 23.8 8.7 32.6
14 Wearing apparel 20 37.4 26.3 0.0 16.2 16.2 16.2
15 Leather and related products 4 25.0 75.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 25.0
16 Wood, products of wood, and cork 126 39.5 44.4 24.9 32.0 16.0 39.1
17 Paper and paper products 47 86.9 79.9 45.9 49.6 50.8 62.6
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 63 60.0 55.7 40.7 62.6 40.7 60.9
19-21 Chemicals and chemical products 95 53.7 54.4 21.0 41.8 14.2 40.2
22 Rubber and plastic products 118 53.1 51.7 28.4 30.1 9.2 49.9
23 Other non-metallic mineral products 79 47.0 56.6 47.0 29.3 11.3 37.7
24 Basic metals 29 38.0 50.9 45.2 22.9 15.3 30.5
25 Fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 435 33.2 37.4 26.4 27.0 7.5 45.6
26 Computer, electronic and optical products 117 32.1 39.8 26.0 27.3 13.1 19.9
27 Electrical equipment 100 37.9 47.0 31.8 37.2 12.1 48.8
28 Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 314 38.1 38.2 26.7 18.5 8.9 27.4
29 Motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 28 59.4 62.9 47.7 32.6 31.0 34.5
30 Other transport equipment 25 48.3 55.8 43.6 50.4 7.6 50.2
31 Furniture 70 50.2 37.0 25.6 29.4 12.3 38.9
32 Other manufacturing 38 47.4 27.8 18.0 18.8 9.8 29.3
33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment 73 16.8 23.7 23.7 8.2 13.6 6.4
35 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 76 31.6 61.7 29.6 35.5 50.8 33.8
36 Water collection, treatment and supply 8 74.0 100.0 100.0 44.0 56.0 56.0
37-39 Sewerage, waste treatment 47 41.6 67.7 60.4 41.8 52.3 74.0
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles 705 19.6 30.3 16.3 13.0 10.9 20.9
49-52 Transportation and storage 398 25.4 55.2 39.5 24.0 9.1 22.0
53 Postal and courier activities 15 6.8 24.3 13.5 13.5 6.8 13.5
58 Publishing activities 91 25.9 30.5 24.8 11.3 13.8 15.1
59 Programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities 27 5.1 21.0 5.1 0.0 15.9 15.9
60 Programming and broadcasting activities 6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
61 Telecommunications 41 28.8 55.2 27.5 23.2 16.0 35.2
62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities 446 11.5 26.5 12.5 7.0 4.5 4.5
63 Information service activities 43 20.3 32.5 8.2 0.0 0.0 4.0
64 Financial service activities 115 22.4 24.4 6.1 8.8 2.3 3.2
65 Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding 31 40.3 34.7 16.1 9.7 9.7 3.2
66 Activities auxiliary to financial services and insurance activities 67 30.1 30.1 11.5 11.5 10.0 0.0
71 Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis 299 20.5 26.3 15.2 15.1 15.6 10.7
72 Scientific research and development 42 24.5 26.7 11.0 16.6 11.0 7.9
73 Advertising and market research 121 11.8 9.5 5.6 7.8 1.6 5.6
All NACE - Total 4611 29.1 37.7 23.5 20.6 12.2 25.8
05-39 Manufacturing, total 2165 39.7 44.0 29.5 29.0 15.6 39.3
46, 49-53, 58-66, 71-73 Services, total 2446 19.7 32.1 18.2 13.2 9.1 13.8

Source: Innovation 2014, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko


Updated 2.6.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Innovation [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-4399. 2014, Appendix table 27a. Environmental benefits created by innovations by industry 2012-2014, share of enterprises with innovations . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
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