Annukka Berg

Senior researcher, group manager

D.Soc.Sc. (Environmental Policy)


Contact information

Phone: +358 295 251 842, +358 50 348 0919
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Finnish Environment Institute (Syke)
Circular economy solutions
Policy and consumption
Address: Latokartanonkaari 11, Helsinki, Finland

Research and expert knowledge

  • Circular economy

  • Sustainable consumption and production policies

  • Sustainable and innovative public procurement

  • Strategies and programmes for sustainability transformations

  • Policy analysis and evaluations

  • Societal interaction

  • Co-creation

  • Network management


I'm senior circular economy professional (D.Soc.Sc.) with 15+ years of experience in sustainability transformations, policy development and analysis. I have vast background in policies that promote sustainable consumption and production but also in project management, network leadership, strategy and communications. Since the beginning of the year 2023, I have been acting as a group manager for the Policy and consumption group of the Circular economy solutions unit at the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke). Further, I'm a co-lead of Circular Economy Finland (KiSu), the national knowledge hub for circular economy in Finland. I enjoy cross-sectoral collaboration and action research that paves paths for change.

For more information, please see my CV.

Recent projects

Recent publications

Berg, A., Alhola, K., Peltomaa, J., Tietari, S., 2022. Developing together: the Finnish way of promoting sustainable public procurement, Journal of Public Procurement, 22 (4), 245-264.

Kauppila, T. (Ed.), 2022. Handbook for a Data-Driven Circular Economy in Finland: Data Sources, Tools, and Governance for Circular Design. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Technology 401.

Salo, H., Berg, A., Korhonen-Kurki, K., Lähteenoja, S., 2021. Small wins enhancing sustainability transformations: Sustainable development policy in Finland. Environmental Science & Policy, 128, 242 – 255.

Berg, A., Lukkarinen, J., Ollikka, K., 2020. ‘Sticky’ Policies—Three Country Cases on Long-Term Commitment and Rooting of RE Policy Goals.
Energies 13(6), 1351.

An updated list of my publications can be found from my WordPress blog and Google Scholar.

Published 2019-08-01 at 13:08, updated 2023-12-21 at 14:09

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