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The road to carbon neutral care: leading the way

Oakland Care has become the UK’s first carbon neutral care home group, with ambitious plans for the future. Joanne Balmer BEM, Oakland Care CEO, explores the journey to reaching this milestone

Oakland Care has become the UK’s first carbon neutral care home group, with ambitious plans for the future. Joanne Balmer BEM, Oakland Care CEO, explores the journey to reaching this milestone, and how others can contribute to the care sector’s efforts to fight the climate crisis

Emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, much of the care home sector is understandably focused on rebuilding its strength and standing after an immensely turbulent period. Yet as our industry recovers, the climate crisis continues to deteriorate. We are devoted to caring for others, but so too should the sector be caring for our environment. 

The sector’s carbon footprint

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