CALA SUSTAIN IS A CONSULTANCY FORMED OF TRUSTED, PASSIONATE CONSULTANTS WITH PROVEN SUCCESS IN RESPONSIBLE, SUSTAInable BUSINESS.

 

OUR MISSION IS TO DELIVER MULTIPLE BENEFITS TO OUR CUSTOMERS.

 
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Mark Hedges
CEnv MIEMA BSc (Hons)

Cala Sustain was founded by Mark Hedges in 2013. Mark was formerly Head of Sustainability at a multinational engineering consultancy and before that held a number of in-house roles specialising in responsible business.

Mark is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA). Mark has an honours degree in environmental science, post grad in business management and is a lead auditor. He has an array of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and is a qualified and experienced project manager and public speaker.

As Technical Committee Member at the British Standards Institute, Mark helped to develop and draft the world’s first standard in sustainable procurement, ‘Principles and Framework for Procuring Sustainably’ (BS8903:2010).

 
Mark’s knowledge and understanding of corporate sustainability issues is extensive. His ability to provide practical solutions to difficult problems through the application of analytical and lateral thinking makes him a great person to do business with.
— Phil Harding MBE
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Mark Hedges has worked for my Group on several occasions in the past and he has made a most excellent contribution to delivering complex Environmental Management artefacts. His company Cala Sustain, has a sound and valued reputation and Mark makes every effort to ensure his standards are of the highest order using people who are trusted to work to the same values. During the last 5 years Mark has been agile in adapting to our requirements and has managed a variety of complex projects, often delivering additional value for our customers. Mark has substantial knowledge and experience of environmental and sustainability management issues, an in-depth knowledge of the Ministry of Defence’s processes and procedures, and a sound knowledge of the wider defence industry. I am confident in his ability to represent and support QinetiQ, protect and enhance their reputation, and engage with customers on our behalf to deliver quality output. I have always enjoyed working with him and hope we continue to do so for the future.
— Tommy Mason, Head of Discipline Specialist Engineering, QinetiQ
 
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The Cala Sustain Team are experienced and passionate in multiple responsible business areas.

 
Cala Sustain have been a great partner to work with on Sustainable Procurement projects, including for the NHS, Defra and under a variety of Frameworks. They demonstrated a wealth of knowledge, experience, tenacity and a clear understanding and practical application of the client’s needs.
— Philip Duddell , Director at Sustainable Procurement Limited
 
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Cala Sustain has guided multiple public and private sector organisations in their strategic and practical approaches to responsible business.

Since 2013 Cala Sustain has supported a range of successful organisations large and small. With a high proportion of the work being either repeat business or with existing customers, we pride ourselves on our high-quality customer service.

 
We’ve worked with the team at Cala Sustain over the last few years when needing to provide our clients with additional sustainable procurement supply chain resourcing. We’ve valued their expertise, plus their highly professional and ethical approach and would recommend them to any organisation seeking to develop a company-wide sustainability strategy.
— Matt Roper, Founder & CEO at GreenBuying