You may have heard of the water footprint. And you probably know what this
term refers to. Yes, that’s right – the question, thinking of the big picture,
is one of saving the world. In the meantime, however, water consumption has
more immediate impacts. The competitiveness and profitability of industry
increases through smarter water usage – together with environmental status.
If you want to hear more, welcome to VTT’s webinar Sustainability and
Efficiency with Smart Water Usage. In this two-hour webinar we will tell
you about the trends and recent developments in water footprint, risk
management and water monitoring. You will also hear how to apply and benefit
from the findings in water-intensive industries.
The opening speech in the webinar will be given by Finland’s Minister of the
Environment, Ville Niinistö. The presentations that follow are by VTT
specialists and the guest speaker from the industry, Minna Tolonen of UPM. The
specialists will be available to answer your questions online after the
To join the webinar online via an internet connection, register
here. Recording is now awailable in the same link.
pre-register for the webinar at any time. By pre-registering you can check the
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The webinar is
free of charge. You need only to register to attend and follow the programme
on your own screen. Please feel free to forward this invitation to anyone else
who may be interested in attending.
We warmly welcome you to participate in the webinar!
Vice President, Chemical industry and environment
13.00 Welcome, Tuomas Mustonen, Vice President, Chemical industry and
13.05 Opening, Ville Niinistö, Minister
of the Environment
footprint: what, why and how? Elina Saarivuori, Research Scientist, VTT
when reducing water usage in industrial processes,
Key Account Manager, VTT
14.00 Water and risk management, Liisa Poussa, Research Scientist,
steps towards sustainable water management,
Minna Tolonen,Senior Specialist, Environmental Intelligence, UPM
solution – eco-efficiency, carbon footprint, water footprint,
Wessman, Senior Scientist and Ari Jussila, Research Scientist, VTT
15.15 Closing the webinar