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The manufacturing sector is a driving force in economic growth and simultaneously a key influence in affecting positive environmental and social change. Whether it is sourcing of materials, the utilisation of natural resources, a shift to alternative energy sources or a change in working conditions, even small changes can make a big difference.

This also means that manufacturers are under even larger scrutiny to ensure their supply chains, labour practices and manufacturing processes are compliant and appropriate, particularly from your customers who are increasingly wanting suppliers to align to their values and help them achieve their own ESG goals.

Ensuring your business is sustainable and thriving is beneficial for all stakeholders and our team of specialist lawyers can help you navigate the regulatory landscape and set you up for the future with in depth knowledge of your sector and visibility of expected changes and trends that may present opportunities to your business.

How Can We Help?

Our Work In Manufacturing

Irwin Mitchell provided planning and environmental advice to a large motor manufacturer, in relation to the addition of rooftop solar arrays on the manufacturing plant, with a view to meeting the company’s net zero aims but also to reduce the environmental impact of the manufacturing plant in the short to long term. Another advantage is to enable the organisation to be energy secure.

man installing solar panels on a roof
Two women walking through a factory while having a conversation

Contact Details

For all ESG enquiries, please contact Claire Petricca-Riding, Partner, by phone or email.

44 (0)161 259 1667