WE PROUDLY WELCOME OUR NEW PATRON MEMBER BORENIUS

Borenius is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland, with offices in Helsinki, Tampere, St. Petersburg and New York. They provide services in all areas of Finnish and Russian law for corporate clients, and advise Finnish clients mainly on corporate matters in the United States. Borenius is ranked as a top tier Finnish firm by all leading legal directories and in any given year, the firm is at the top of the deal tables in Finland in IPOs, M&A and financing transactions.

FULL-SERVICE LAW FIRM
Borenius was established in 1911. Since then they have handled some of the most challenging assignments for the most interesting clients. As businesses have become increasingly globalised, the demand for high-calibre legal advice has followed – they have grown to a firm that currently employs over 110 lawyers. Borenius’ key service areas are transactions, advisory and dispute resolution, in which it serves clients’ needs with leading practitioners in some 20 separate practice areas.

GLOBAL OPERATOR AND SERVICES IN THE UK
Borenius has always been committed to extending its global reach. Their global presence is built on their own Russian and US offices and  Chinese, Nordic and London desks supporting inbound and outbound clients together with a network of leading independent law firms in these and other jurisdictions. This offers a convenient gateway for international companies looking to invest and do business in the Finnish, Russian, Baltic and Nordic territories. In the United Kingdom, Borenius operate through an extensive network of local law firms to ensure effective and comprehensive legal coverage. In addition, they employ lawyers who have been educated in English universities and many of their lawyers have also lived and worked in England. www.borenius.com

Welcome to the FBCC!

Patron Member Nordea ranked as one of the most sustainable banks in the world

FBCC Patron Member Nordea has been ranked amongst the Most Sustainable Companies of 2019! Corporate Knights ranked Nordea as the 47th most sustainable with an overall score of 66.70% from the list’s indicators. This places Nordea as one of the most sustainable banks in the world.

The Global 100 ranking is compiled by a Canada-based sustainability-focused financial information company and magazine, Corporate Knights. The list was compiled from 21 quantitative indicators from all across the environmental, social responsibility and good corporate governance spectrum. Read more about the study and its results from the Corporate Knights Global 100 website.

Congratulations to Patron Member Nordea and thank you to all companies striving towards sustainability!

Patron Member Nokia one of the Most Sustainable Companies in the world

FBCC Patron Member Nokia has been ranked amongst the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the world 2019 by Corporate KnightsNokia ranked 64th with an overall score of 62.19% from the list’s indicators.

The Global 100 ranking is compiled by a Canada-based sustainability-focused financial information company and magazine, Corporate Knights. The list was compiled from 21 quantitative indicators from all across the environmental, social responsibility and good corporate governance spectrum. Read more about the study and its results from the Corporate Knights Global 100 website.

Congratulations to Patron Member Nokia for their amazing achievement!

Patron Member Kone ranked amongst the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the world

FBCC Patron Member Kone has been ranked amongst the 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the world by Corporate Knights. Kone was ranked as 43rd with an overall score of 67.24% from the ranking’s indicators.

The Global 100 ranking is compiled by a Canada-based sustainability-focused financial information company and magazine, Corporate Knights. The list was compiled from 21 quantitative indicators from all across the environmental, social responsibility and good corporate governance spectrum. Read more about the study and its results from the Corporate Knights Global 100 website.

Congratulations to our internationally acclaimed Patron Member Kone!

Goodwille announced as a strategic partner of the Nordic Startup Awards


The FBCC congratulates our Patron member Goodwille for announcing its partnership with the Nordic Startup Awards. Goodwille, focusing on helping Nordic businesses entering the UK market, will be a strategic UK based Nordic Partner for the NSAwards. Many Nordic companies that Goodwille has worked with have been nominated for the NSAwards on the regional and national level.

The Nordic Startup Awards has mapped, connected, promoted and celebrated the Nordic startup ecosystem, across all five countries, internally in the region as well as wordwide.

Kim Balle, Co-Founder & CEO of the Nordic Startup Awards comments “It’s exciting to have Goodwille onboard as a Nordic Partner. Goodwille have an unrivalled track record of helping Nordic businesses with their expansion to the UK, and their experience will prove invaluable to our entrants and finalists”.

“We’ve been working closely with the Nordic startup scene for over two decades. This partnership with the Nordic Startup Awards cements our position as the market leader in helping businesses from the Nordic region with their expansion to the UK”, says James Service, Marketing Manager of Goodwille.

Over 2,500 companies were nominated for the Nordic Startup Awards in 2018, and the regional finalists have received tens of thousands of nominations from across the Nordic countries. The Grand Finale of the Nordic Startup Awards in 2018 will be held on October 30th in Copenhagen, where the winners of the thirteen awards including Founder of the Year, Best Accelerator or Incubator & Startup of the Year will be announced.

Read more from the official press release published on October 3rd.

Nokia launches a design competition with Elisa and the City of Helsinki

Nokia, Elisa and the City of Helsinki in collaboration with Ornamo Art and Design Helsinki launched a design competition on September 18 open to companies, researchers and designers from all over the world. The competition is open until November 18.

The competition seeks to find a standard model design for the Helsinki 5G base station, which would be unique and easily scalable. The base station should take into account both functionality and design that fits the various environments within the city.

The prize amount of the competition 35,000 EUR, which will be divided between the top tree candidates. Find out more about the rules of the competition here.

Nokia and T-Mobile sign a 3.5 bn deal

 

 

Congratulations to our Patron member Nokia for signing its largest 5G agreement to date with T-Mobile, covering Nokia’s complete end-to-end 5G technology, software and services portfolio.

The multi-year agreement worth 3.5 billion dollars (approx. three billion euros) will help T-Mobile accelerate the deployment of its nationwide 5G network in the US.
Nokia and T-Mobile aim to be at the forefront of the progress by developing 5G services for a wide range of industries including transportation, health, manufacturing, retail and agriculture. Once set up, the wireless 5G technology will increase mobile data speeds and capacity.

Read more here.

Containerships publishes annual report 2017

FBCC’s Patron member Containerships has published annual report both in English and Finnish. The report includes Groups’s Financial statements (published 12.3.2018) as well as the Corporate Covernance statement (published 30.4.2018). Additionally, the annual report describes Containership’s business, this year paying special attention to company’s LNG strategy.

Click for Containerships Annual Report 2017 in English > Containerships plc’s annual report 2017 including audit report 2017 and Corporate Covernance statement

Click for containerships Annual Report 2017 in Finnish > Containerships Oyj:n vuosikertomus 2017 ja selvitys hallinto- ja ohjausjärjestelmästä

For stock exchange release in English click here

For stock exchange release in Finnish click here

 

For further information please contact:

Kari-Pekka Laaksonen

Tel. +358505502555, kari-pekka.laaksonen@containerships.fi

 

 

Goodwille is recruiting

Our Patron member, Goodwille, is looking for a new Financial Controller and Office Assistant to join their team!

Goodwille is a forward-thinking, ambitious company dedicated to providing foreign businesses with the kind of professional services required to establish themselves and flourish in the UK. These include Corporate Legal, Financial Administration, People Management, Payroll & Virtual Offices.

If you find these vacancies interesting, read more about the positions

We are proud to announce Nokia as our new Patron and the main sponsor of our Finland100 events

 

Nokia is a global leader innovating the technologies at the heart of our connected world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, they serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry’s most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, Nokia is shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.

We are happy to announce that Nokia will be supporting our Finland100 events, the Centenary Conference and the Independence Day Ball, as the main sponsor!

Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

The FBCC is an independent, non-profit organisation, recognized throughout the Finnish, British and international business communities. The Chamber offers four different membership categories: Patron, Corporate, Professional and Junior.