Oak in Jersey has been listed as a member of the States of Jersey’s eco-active business network.
The business has taken several steps to become environmentally friendly and ensure its carbon footprint is reduced such as limiting paper usage, setting eco-friendly settings on computer monitors, lights and bathroom flushes and upgrading to a cloud-based IT platform.
The Oak Jersey team have switched from plastic water bottles to glass and use recycled or reusable cups for hot drinks, soup and porridge from nearby Café Ube, Oak also took part in a beach clean in the summer.
Eco active business members are required to prove they meet local environmental legislation and show continued improvement in environmental performance on an annual basis.
Oak’s managing director in Jersey, Nicola Gott, said:
“Minimising our impact on the environment is very important to us as a local business.
“We want to have a positive impact in everything we do and that translates to our every day practices while serving our clients.
“Jersey is a particularly beautiful part of the world and we need to take care of it. We’re proud of the steps that we have taken to become an eco-active business and that we’ve been recognised as a business that takes its environmental impact seriously.”