With the industrial revolution of the 18th century, manufacturing transformed the economy and eventually helped create the modern era, but it was also responsible for a vast volume of C02 emissions.
Today, manufacturing is at the forefront of our shift to net-zero.
But there is nuance; some manufacturing processes are energy-intensive and can not at this stage be supported by green or renewable energies. So instead, the challenge is energy efficiency and creating optimal green policies.
This award celebrates excellence in ESG in this important sector. The winner will not simply demonstrate a culture geared towards good ESG practice but will show how their ESG achievement stands relative to the challenge.