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Client work

  • Palsa & Pulk takes on compliance, governance, policy, and strategic work.

    • Through our work, we aim to strengthen environmental and social sustainability practices on the market.​

  • Palsa & Pulk regularly works with startups, scaleups, multinational corporations, and other private stakeholders.

    • In the summer of 2024, we started doing compliance work around the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.

    • In the spring of 2024, we helped a large company map different regulations around environmental and social sustainability.

  • Palsa & Pulk also works with government, regulators, and different public stakeholders.

Industry education

  • Palsa & Pulk  publishes The Just Transition Newsletter to help companies and organizations explore how we can achieve a just transition and how they can become champions for positive change.

  • Palsa & Pulk regularly presents insights on environmental and social sustainability topics at public conferences and industry expos.

    • We will be speaking at at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo 2024 in Frankfurt.

    • We gave an online webinar hosted by Chemical Watch on "Navigating the regulatory landscape around greenwashing and chemicals" on 21 May 2024.

    • We gave a presentation on "Navigating the complexities around conflict minerals" at Chemical Watch’s virtual Global Chemicals Management for Electronics Conference 2023.

    • We also gave a presentation on "The Regulation of Raw Material Supply Chains Within the EU" at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo 2023 in Frankfurt.

  • In the spring to summer 2024, Palsa & Pulk is participating in the student consultancy project for the master program in sustainable development at Utrecht University.

Regulatory Expertise​​

  • As an expert in waste and circularity laws, Christine Nikander is a part of the consortium that has been selected by the Directorate-General for Environment (DG ENV) of the European Commission for the “Framework Contract on the Circular Economy and Waste to Resources”.

  • At Palsa & Pulk, we regularly participate in conducting legal research into the national transposition and implementation of EU directives related to energy and the environment for Europe-wide research studies.​

    • As of the spring of 2024, Christine Nikander is participating in research for the European Commission (DG MOVE) on the national adoption and implementation the Eurovignette Directive.

    • As of the spring of 2024, Christine Nikander is participating in research for the European Commission (DG EMPL) on the national transposition of the European Accessibility Act.

    • From 2022 to 2023, Christine Nikander participated in research for the European Commission (DG ENER) on the national implementation of Directive (EU) 2018/2002 on Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Directive (EU) 2018/844 on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD).

Public interest work

  • As a social enterprise, Palsa & Pulk regularly engages in public interest, non-profit, and pro bono work.

    • We work with a variety of key partners and stakeholders.

    • As a team, we are currently working on three pro bono projects around sustainability education with non-profit organizations (such as BonoLab and Sustainability Education for Europe).

    • In the winter 2023 to spring 2024, we gave strategic advice to the Stockholm Environment Institute and Trase as a pro bono advisor.

  • Our founder, Christine Nikander regularly writes The E-Waste Column to help the broader public obtain an understanding of e-waste, critical raw materials, circularity, and what a just transition could look like.

"Trase benefited hugely from Palsa & Pulk's pro bono advisory services. At a critical moment in our strategy development process, Christine and Saskia provided high quality, constructive guidance and feedback. With their support, we developed a sharper, bolder and more robust strategy that is fit for the future of our work in the sustainability sector."
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Recent Work

Interested in how we can create a just transition?

Learn more in The Just Transition Newsletter, which is written monthly by our team.

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