The health sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Finland has solid competence in this sector, which could be exploited more efficiently to boost growth and competitiveness. Ministries and health sector actors are preparing a joint growth strategy and action plan.
Pöyry Oyj did not violate OECD Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines in its dam project in Laos. However, companies should assess the risks of similar projects more carefully and act more transparently in the future. This recommendation is contained in the statement issued by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.
A new geographic classification about the distribution of urban and rural areas provides a more accurate picture than previous statistics of, among other things, the distribution of Finland's population in different areas.