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Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)

Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) is the leading business organization in Finland.

Our main task is to make Finland an internationally attractive and competitive business environment. Successful business activities are the foundation for the Finnish welfare society.

We represent and defend the interests of the Finnish business community – both on the national level, as well as in the EU and international level. We are engaged in dialogue with decision makers in all subjects relevant to our members such as corporate legislation, taxation, trade policy, innovation environment, SME entrepreneurship as well as energy and climate politics.

EK represents the entire private sector and companies of all sizes:

  • 19 member associations
  • 15,300 member companies across all business sectors (96% SMEs)
  • Member companies employ 900,000 emloyees

EK’s organization consists of 80 professionals, located in our Helsinki headquarters and Brussels office.

EK is a member of BUSINESSEUROPE, the European-level association for employers, commerce and industry and IOE, the International Organisation of Employers. We are also active in the OECD and the ILO.


Janne Peljo
+358 44 535 1797