Appendix table 28. Factors driving decisions to introduce innovations with environmental benefits 2012-2014, importance of factors, share of enterprises with innovations with environmental benefits

  High
importance
Medium
importance
Low
importance
Not
relevant
% % % %
All NACE - Total Existing environmental regulations 18.2 31.6 25.1 25.1
Existing environmental taxes, charges or fees 9.0 24.3 34.7 32.0
Environmental regulations or taxes expected in the future 14.1 27.9 32.0 26.0
Government grants, subsidies or other financial incentives for environmental innovations 5.1 14.2 33.6 47.0
Current or expected market demand for environmental innovations 13.5 26.5 28.8 31.2
Improving your enterprise’s reputation 16.4 40.6 26.5 16.5
Voluntary actions or initiatives for environmental good practice within your sector 12.2 35.5 32.4 19.8
High cost of energy, water or materials 16.3 37.2 27.1 19.4
Need to meet requirements for public procurement contracts 8.7 20.2 28.4 42.6
Manufacturing Existing environmental regulations 18.4 34.7 26.3 20.6
Existing environmental taxes, charges or fees 9.2 26.7 37.0 27.1
Environmental regulations or taxes expected in the future 14.3 33.3 32.5 19.9
Government grants, subsidies or other financial incentives for environmental innovations 5.9 18.3 32.8 43.0
Current or expected market demand for environmental innovations 12.9 30.2 29.6 27.3
Improving your enterprise’s reputation 16.0 43.9 26.7 13.4
Voluntary actions or initiatives for environmental good practice within your sector 12.8 38.8 32.6 15.8
High cost of energy, water or materials 18.2 42.4 24.8 14.6
Need to meet requirements for public procurement contracts 5.7 19.7 30.7 43.8
Services Existing environmental regulations 18.0 27.7 23.5 30.8
Existing environmental taxes, charges or fees 8.7 21.3 31.7 38.4
Environmental regulations or taxes expected in the future 13.9 21.0 31.3 33.8
Government grants, subsidies or other financial incentives for environmental innovations 4.1 9.0 34.8 52.1
Current or expected market demand for environmental innovations 14.2 21.8 27.7 36.2
Improving your enterprise’s reputation 16.9 36.5 26.2 20.4
Voluntary actions or initiatives for environmental good practice within your sector 11.5 31.4 32.2 24.9
High cost of energy, water or materials 13.9 30.6 30.0 25.5
Need to meet requirements for public procurement contracts 12.5 20.8 25.5 41.2

Source: Innovation 2014, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Niemi 029 551 3263, Heidi Pirkola 029 551 3246, tiede.teknologia@stat.fi

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 28. Factors driving decisions to introduce innovations with environmental benefits 2012-2014, importance of factors, share of enterprises with innovations with environmental benefits . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.4.2021].
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