Manufacturing is one of the world’s largest producers of wealth, and environmental damage. Any process that relies on extracting raw materials and converting them into usable products will of course leave a mark on the planet. The need to make manufacturing more sustainable — commercially and environmentally — is self-evident. Climate change, depletion of resources and spoiling of the finite and fragile natural environment is no longer a theoretical outcome. And ‘just stop manufacturing’ is an unlikely solution.

Our commitment to supporting manufacturers is the driving force behind MANSUS. We believe that bringing manufacturing organisations closer to thought leaders, innovators, and experts in sustainability fosters a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities today and allows for better planning for tomorrow.

As the daily news is filled with the consequences of climate change across the world at the same time an ever greater proportion of the global population joins the high-consuming middle classes, the time for change in manufacturing is now.

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