In a new series of audio conversations, Global Minnesota Marketing & Communications Manager Nick Hayen talks with some of the amazing people Global Minnesota connects with in our mission to advance international understanding and engagement.

This episode features Marika Ollaranta and Helena Saren from Business Finland, which is dedicated to promoting Finland’s international business ties. They were part of a delegation of Finnish businesses and the Ambassador of Finland visiting Minnesota in May focused on helping Minnesota businesses learn decarbonization best practices.

Interested in connecting your company with the world? Contact Corporate Relations Officer Steve Riedel to find opportunities for global access and exposure.


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Global Minnesota Corporate Membership

Business Finland

Finland Decarbonization Targets

Inflation Reduction Act

Minnesota 2040 Carbon Targets


This interview was recorded on April 19, 2023.