Orbit Homes embarks on sustainability drive

Orbit Homes has made the commitment to plant a tree for every home sold as part of its new welcome pack for purchasers.
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Orbit Homes has made the commitment to plant a tree for every home sold as part of its new welcome pack for purchasers.

The welcome packs contain contents sourced from sustainable businesses and social enterprises, showcasing the housebuilder’s commitment to delivering a positive social and environmental impact to its communities.

In addition to planting a tree in association with The Heart of England Forest, the pack includes ground coffee from Change Please, organic teabags from NEMI Teas, an AromaWorks reed diffuser, a stainless-steel water bottle and a Desktop Garden Bee Mix. All of the products embody the Orbit Difference, a commitment to investing in and contributing to the community by creating responsible partnerships and a sustainable supply chain.

Helen Moore, Group Director of Orbit Homes, commented: “It’s simple to just hand over a bottle of fizz to new homeowners but we decided this was an opportunity to think differently and welcome our residents with a gift that we hope they will find useful, thought-provoking and also give them an idea of our values as an organisation.  We have a strong social purpose and are committed to deliver long-term positive impact to support society, empower local economies and protect our environment.” 

“We are increasingly engaging social enterprises in our supply chain and, through the Community Impact Partnership (CIP) we co-founded, we actively support social enterprises by providing investment funding and create growth opportunities for businesses with a social purpose at their heart. I hope our residents will not only enjoy their welcome packs but by introducing them to these ethical products and negotiating them an on-going discount, they will also go on to support these very worthy causes in the future – allowing us to make an even bigger and more positive impact.”

 

Image: Orbit’s new welcome pack, courtesy Sarah Toon Photography/Orbit Homes.

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