Finnish futurist sees new ways of looking at people’s career paths and skills
We meet multitalented futurist, inventor and composer Perttu Pölönen, who helps people navigate the ever-changing labour market. He believes continual technological progress will increase the need for uniquely human skills.
It’s late September, and we’re breathing the fresh, earthy fragrances of autumn in a forest just west of the Finnish capital. We’re tagging along with a mushroom picker who compares her hobby to searching for treasure in the woods.
Circular economy success: Finland’s recycling programme keeps bottles and cans off the streets
We see how Finland’s deposit system for bottles and cans achieves a recycling rate of more than 90 percent, and how city administrators and event organisers supplement the system with their own resourceful programmes.