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Paf’s partner Finnlines launches new ship

Finnlines new vessel Finnsirius will be launched in September. The ship is a starting point for more passenger traffic onboard Finnlines. Paf will deliver top-class gaming entertainment on board. In September, Finnlines new vessel Finnsirius will embark on its maiden voyage. The vessel is the first of two new cargo and passenger ships that Finnlines has invested in. The ships…

The grit:lab tech education will continue

Paf's headquarters will be filled with new students as the tech education grit:lab continues. The application tests will start this winter and admission weeks will be organised in spring 2024.  Two years ago, the idea for an innovative tech education named grit:lab was presented, a few months later the admissions opened and a year later the students started their education.…

Red Cross dogs spread joy

In a lounge at the Sunnanberg elderly care centre in Saltvik, Åland, residents are waiting for the evening's visit. Four four-legged friends enter the room. Chico, Frida, Aqua and Kate all work as volunteer service dogs and their visit is always appreciated. "For ten years, the Red Cross has had an active programme of service dogs," says Gudrun Brändström, who…

02 August 2023

Paf gets scientific climate targets approved by SBTi

Paf is raising the bar on climate action and is committed to reducing its climate impact in line with the Paris Agreement's 1.5°C target. Paf has submitted a Science Based Target (SBT), which has now been approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). “We have committed to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in scope 1 and 2 by at…

07 July 2023

The association that protects the archipelago

For the first time, Åland has a management system for invasive alien species. In a new agreement with the Government of Åland, Archipelago Pares r.f. is tasked with combating raccoon dogs and American minks in the archipelago. The agreement covers the large nature reserves in the outer archipelago of 55,000 hectares, including thousands of islands, islets and skerries. "Thanks to…

Over €400 million in Paf funds

A successful year makes big dividends of Paf funds possible, with both revenue and profit increasing. Paf continues to invest in responsible gaming measures and the newly published figures for Paf's customer segments show that the investments are having an effect. Paf has had a good year, the international successes continue and the Land & Ships business has recovered a…

Paf’s headquarters was filled with tech enthusiasts

Paf's event, Åland Tech Meetup, offered a packed agenda with eight speakers. Throughout the evening, experts shared their knowledge on topics such as AI, the structure of grit:lab, and how to overcome all obstacles and make the impossible possible, even with eight holes in the brain. "It's fantastic to see so many of you here today, and I'm especially pleased…

01 June 2023

Paf has generated one gigawatt-hour of solar energy

Paf's own solar panels, which are installed at the headquarters in Mariehamn, have reached a milestone. So far, 1,000 MWh of clean solar energy has been produced. At the same time, Paf chooses to support a solar energy project in India to offset its environmental impact in 2022. Paf’s head office on Åland was completed in 2016, and built as…