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Environmental sustainability is often at the start of many companies ESG journey and depending on your industry, the speed of change and the number of regulations that apply can be significant.

Our team at Irwin Mitchell offer specialist environmental advice on regulatory issues, litigation, and transactional matters for various sectors. So, whether you are taking on building a sustainable real estate development or want to embed your environmental requirements into your contracts with suppliers and lease agreements, we will be able to guide you through the process to ensure you continue to make strides forward in reducing the impact of your business and products on the environment.

While there are penalties for not complying with some of the regulations, there are also many opportunities for businesses to drive efficiency and cost saving as technology, new materials, alternate energy sources and innovative processes become more developed.

Our Environmental lawyers are at the rock face, working on a variety of diverse projects, participating and speaking at seminars and contributing to projects and reviews, so they are well positioned to keep you informed of upcoming changes and help you plan for any implications these may have for your business.

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Long-Term Growth Ambitions For Leading Waste and Resource Management Provider

Irwin Mitchell’s corporate team has advised waste management group Reconomy on its acquisition of leading recycling firm Casepak and sister company, Oceala.

Reconomy Boosts Its Recycling Credentials With Casepak Acquisition
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Environmental Waste Management

Advising a large waste management organisation on providing organic fertiliser products delivered to provide zero waste solutions for the food industry as well as delivering agricultural benefits.  This service provides a complete circular economy for the waste and bi-products from food manufacturing.

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Irwin Mitchell Activity In Environment

In a typical year we plant 4,000 trees at home and abroad, via projects with our stationery suppliers Red-Inc. Thanks to our partnership we’ve protected 3,000 acres of rainforest.

Read more in our Responsible Business Report
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Contact Details

For all ESG enquiries, please contact Hannah Clipston, Director of Strategic Growth (Corporates & Institutions), by phone or email.

+44 (0)238 083 1233