Esko Salo

Esko Salo

MSc. in Economics and Business Administration

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Research activity per year

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Research interests

Sustainability transitions, bioeconomy foresight, sustainable business models, innovation research, carbon dioxide removal, biochar, biocarbon, activated carbon.

Special focus on the valorisation of waste streams into value-added carbon products. Establishing co-operations and supporting the research team with the market knowledge related to the development of new emerging technologies and applications of end products.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External positions

Doctoral student, University of Jyväskylä

Skills and expertise

  • biochar
  • biocarbon
  • activated carbon
  • sustainability
  • sustainability transitions
  • bioeconomy
  • foresight
  • future studies
  • carbon dioxide removal
  • innovations


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