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About the Founder 







Calidris was founded by sustainability and CSR specialist Ed Packshaw in 2020, after hearing from so many organisations and friend that they were desperate to start or continue their journey towards a sustainable business model, but had no idea where to start. 

With over 10 years experience in a range of sectors, including education, construction, charity, international development and renewable energy, Ed uses his wealth of case-studies of success to offer a unique perspective for business who want to do better. 

Ed is a pioneer of better business, creating innovative, environmentally and community positive solutions throughout his career. In 2013 his groundbreaking sustainable education programme, created with Ecole Ruban Vert, was recognised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the importance of establishing Africa's first green school, which Ed helped create. 

In 2019, he was awarded the Lord Mayor of London's Dragon Award for Boosting Social Impact. This prestigious award was given in recognition of Ed's innovative CSR and Volunteering strategy that aligned the companies carbon footprint and net-zero plans, with its CSR and Volunteering strategies, so that staff to join the fight for a better world. This lead to a 75% increase in staff engagement and contributed of £1.1million of value to society after 1 year.