Big Green 2015 – Award Winners
At the recently held Investors in the Environment Awards ceremony held in York, Director of the Big Ideas Collective, Jacky Fitt, was awarded Overall Achiever for the Yorkshire and Humber region.
CEO of the Ecology Building Society Paul Ellis and Jacky Fitt
Representing Investors in the Environment, Yorkshire Energy Partnership’s Ruth Collins said: We were thrilled to see Jacky win the Investors in the Environment Overall achiever award as Jacky embodies the spirit of the award; an individual who has really gone above and beyond within their organization to make environmental improvements and who has shown great commitment and inspiration to others.” It was a double celebration for Big Ideas Collective, as, along with the Overall Achiever Award, Jacky and Co-director Ned Hoste also picked up the top Green Award for their eco minded creative and publishing agency. Jacky said: “I’m delighted that we have achieved the Green Award. The Overall Achiever Award was a huge surprise, I thought I had misheard when they announced my name and, given the caliber and commitment of the other people in the room, it’s a real honour and I’m very grateful.” Hosted by the Yorkshire Energy Partnership the awards were presented by Paul Ellis, CEO of Silsden based Ecology Building Society.
Ruth continued, “The Big Ideas Collective have worked incredibly hard over the last 12 months to go from Silver to Green award; the highest achievable level within Investors in the Environment they have demonstrated a sustained commitment and systematic approach to reducing environmental impacts, and this has paid off: in the last 12 months alone, the Big Ideas Collective have saved an impressive 17% in electricity and a whopping 22% in paper!” Learn more about how we keep it lean and green... Read our environmental policies here.