Sustainability at OX2
- Sustainability at OX2
Positive social engagement
OX2 considers it very important to involve and show respect for those who live and work in the local area where the company’s wind and solar farms are established. OX2 works to make a positive contribution to the development of the local area. Depending on the market and the local conditions, this may include local jobs, business development or financial contributions in the form of financial grants through community funds or property tax. All projects have a local communication plan to ensure clear and transparent communication through all phases of the project.
Wind power creates jobs
OX2 has had a clear ambition to provide local jobs wherever possible. Maintaining a close dialogue with local communities is therefore important, not just for anchoring the project but also for engaging the services of local businesses for accommodation, catering, snow clearance, logging etc.
Local expertise in Vaala
In Vaala, Finland, OX2 is building the Metsälamminkangas wind farm. OX2 has engaged local expertise and services for the construction work. Schroderus, a family-owned company has been involved in several phases of the construction. The company is run by brothers Jan and Joni and their father Jouko Schroderus. Read more.
Training program for miners
OX2 together with windhunter academy is implementing a pilot training program for former miners for the needs of wind energy. This is a training project dedicated to miners leaving mines. It gives them a real opportunity to retrain and find a new place of employment.