About Us

EcoChange Ltd.

EcoChange is founded in 2008. The company offers quality services about environmental and waste management issues for private and public organizations. The company name EcoChange describes the change that is needed to keep our nature clean. The working environment of organizations is changing all the time at many levels. There will be growing amount of manifold environmental problems, changing markets and legislations. The world is changing in so many ways in the near future. The best possible company image derives from taking good care of the environment. We encourage organizations to make a change for the best of our common nature as well as for their own sake. We educate ourselves constantly to remain updated with environmental issues and the change of the world.


Managing Director, M. Sc. of Civil Engineering Suvi Runsten has over 25 years of experience about waste and environmental issues. She has been working at different organizations including Ministry of the Environment, Finnish Environment Institute and Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY, since 1988. Cooperation with different clients has been successful.


The company is located in Vantaa, but we offer services to whole country and also abroad.




Company philosophy

Making a change for the sake of our environment works also in favor of your company.

EcoChange The world is changing. The environment is changing. Markets are changing. Legislations and stakeholders demands are increasing. In this changing world we are a sustainable partner in the path of positive change – for the sake of the environment and your organization.

Win – Win – Win. Managing well the environmental issues benefits the company, the environment and the stakeholders. Managing environmental issues is not just an expense item for an organization, but instead a competitive factor and a mean to acquire cost savings.

People – Planet – Profit. Social responsibility and sustainable development is not just about environmental protection, but also about economical and social development. We create success and build sustainable development together with you!

Climate change is the biggest threat to humanity and we want to fight against it!

We offer you

  • Keys to grow your eco-efficiency.
  • Our expertise to develop environmental consciousness of your whole organization.
  • Our assistance to develop your organization’s environmental management, create an environmental policy and build an Environmental Management System.
  • A boost to your environmental communication and marketing.
  • Ingredients to build your ecologigal image.
  • Possibility to improve your eco-competitiveness.
  • Advice to develop social responsibility.
  • Professional support in all environmental issues.
  • Education about waste and environmental issues and future visions


The CEO Suvi Runsten has around 30 years of experience in environmental and waste issues:

  • CEO of EcoChange (2008-)
  • Trash police of Vantaa Energy (2015-2020)
  • Co-founder of Womenation Inc.(2014)
  • Co-founder and Change Manager of Tyrsky Consulting (2014-2016)
  • President and co-founder of the Water Cooperative of Vestra, 1,5 M€ project for building water, waste water and optical fibre networks (2017-3/2021)
  • Senior advisor at Ministry of the Environment in international waste issues during Finlands EU-presidency (2006)
  • Senior advisor at the Finnish Environment Institute participating among others in composing National Waste Plan (2004-2006)
  • Waste advisor for companies at HSY (1995-2003)
  • Reports of life cycle analysis at Water and Environment Government (1992-1993)
  • Held more than 1000 educational events for about 20 000 people, performed communication and many different kinds of projects
  • Member of Environmental Management Association and Waste Management Association


  • Ekokompassi Environmental Management System builder and auditor, 2020
  • Six Sigma and Lean, Change Management Specialist and NLP- training, 2015-2016
  • Singularity University Graduate Summer Program (GSP) 2014, Nasa Research Park, Silicon Valley, USA
  • Doctoral student at Aalto University
  • Material reviewer approved by Motiva, 2014 and 2020
  • Energy efficiency expert 2012
  • Special diploma for Company Management, 2011
  • Lead auditor of EMS, ISO 14001, 2010
  • Constant follow-up of the field education
  • M. Sc. of Tech. (Civil Engineering) 1993