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All hands on deck - We're "Going Green" with Ben


Profile: Oaklea, 04th Aug, 2021

Adapting to Climate change and being more 'green' with our thinking is now something all organisations have to think about. .

We’re no different at Oaklea Group. We’ve just taken on a young man from Northumberland – he’s going to help make us more sustainable.

Pleased to meet you

Welcome aboard Ben Fleming – he’s part of the Government’s ‘Kickstart’ programme. We are hosting Ben on a 6 month placement funded through Kickstart.

In his role as Green Champion he intends to create change that will improve Oaklea’s environmental impact by embedding sustainability into existing processes. So what does that mean on the ground?

Out & about -audit underway - just checking in with Oaklea Trustee Susie Grainger

So how’s it going…

He’s already started to make progress - doing an audit and sustainability plan

A bit about Ben - getting to know you:

Ben is from Bardon Mill near Hexham, Northumberland very close to Hadrian’s Wall. He graduated from Newcastle University in Sociology last year. He’s a keen sports fan, supporting Newcastle United (!) and Montreal Canadians. He has a keen interest in learning languages and would love to visit every country in the world. He says his karaoke song is Foundations by Kate Nash.

All ideas & suggestions are “in the mix”

If you have ideas or suggestions for Ben -drop him an email Ideas hotline

Top recipe - Welcome Ben!

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