BEEP/Sustainability Forum 'Reducing the impacts of manufacturing'


In Summary

19th September 2018 | 08:00 to 11:00

Come and hear how one of Worcester’s largest manufacturers is working to reduce their impact on the environment.

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In Detail

Southco Manufacturing Ltd., a global leading manufacturer of engineered access products with their European Headquarters in Worcester, is inviting local businesses to hear about their efforts to increase the sustainability of the business, having progressively reduced energy consumption and implemented a recycling programme that now sees 99% of waste recycled. Southco will also discuss how implementing an environmental management system has helped them along this journey and we will hear about the management systems available to businesses from ISO Quality Services Ltd. Finally we will receive an update on Worcestershire’s Energy Strategy. The forum begins with a light networking breakfast and concludes with an optional factory tour.

Speaker 1: Phil Kempson, EU Managing Director, Southco Manufacturing Ltd. Topic: Welcome and introduction to Southco

Speaker 2: Sadie Lewis, Senior EHS & Quality Services Engineer, Southco Manufacturing. Topic: Sustainability at Southco

Speaker 3: Jill Davis, Marketing & Strategic Alliance Manager, ISO Quality Services Ltd. Topic: Environmental and energy management systems

Speaker 4: Kate Ashworth, Director of Consultancy Services, Encraft Topic: Worcestershire’s Energy Strategy


This event is free.


Southco uk, Wainwright Road, Worcester WR4 9FA, UK