17 August, 2017
Making a positive difference to the environment is what ECOTECH strives to do, both in business and in the voluntary pursuits of the ECOTECH team.
ECOTECH actively promotes a work culture that encourages team members to give back to the community and the environment. ECOTECH’s Volunteer Leave Policy supports employees to engage in community projects by providing paid leave per financial year to undertake voluntary work.
Leading by example is ECOTECH Managing Director, Nicholas Dal Sasso. As a champion of the ECOTECH volunteer program, Nicholas recently participated in the LaTrobe University Eco Corridor Project organised by Conservation Volunteers in June 2017.
The Eco Corridor Project is one of ways that LaTrobe University, located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora, is reducing its environmental footprint. By improving and maintaining its moat system, the university is better utilising stormwater, making it more water efficient and reducing overall environmental impact.
Volunteers like Nicholas, don their high-vis vests and venture out to the moat area in Bundoora to take part in activities like weeding, weed control, rubbish removal, indigenous planting and vegetation maintenance.
As an alumnus of LaTrobe Universities MBA program and passionate conservation enthusiast, this project is close to Nicholas’ heart.
“Being able to give back to my local community and do something that will make a difference to future generations is important to me and to ECOTECH,” said Nicholas.
Learn more about the Eco Corridor Project at La Trobe University or volunteer for another project that protects, preserves and restores the Australian environment through Conservation Volunteers.