Sustainability Case studies

Case studies for the Sustainability website hub

Our responsibility is to enhance the lives of our neighbours around the world both as a business and as individuals, so our commitment to reducing the waste created at our manufacturing facilities is a key priority. Over the last few


Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced a £3.5million Government investment for manufacturing innovation at the opening of a new High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute in Essex. The new Institute has been created in partnership with the Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence


Nissan Sunderland Plant held its fifth Schools’ Engineering Discovery Event in 2012, created to inspire the 11-13 age group and encourage them to consider engineering as a future career. The annual event has welcomed over 12,500 local schoolchildren to the


2012 was the first full year of the latest Nissan Green Program (NGP2016); the third environmental mid-term plan to be introduced by Nissan. The NGP2016 objectives cover all aspects of Nissan’s global activities, and are supported by all of Nissan’s


Local residents will no doubt have noticed that the two long-awaited wind turbines have now been erected at Michelin’s Ballymena factory, following months of ground-work. The Ballymena site, which manufactures bus and truck tyres, recently reached its 30 millionth tyre


Environmental considerations, the reduction of CO2 emissions from products and manufacturing processes, alongside the development of alternative energies and fuels are, at the heart of Honda’s activites. Honda in the UK has recently worked to ensure its customers are able


Vauxhall Motors recently relished the opportunity to take part in Travel Luton’s ‘Smarter Driving’ lessons, a programme which is aimed at reducing both running costs and emissions whilst driving. The lessons involved a DVLA-approved instructor taking participants around the local


Vauxhall Motors top plant and business leaders will share their passion for the world of manufacturing with students from various secondary schools this Friday at Birmingham’s Skills Show. Mike Wright, Plant Director at Vauxhall’s Luton Vivaro van plant and Jamie


At this year’s Luton Community Awards Ceremony, Vauxhall was proud to hand over the Young Hero award to both, the runner up and the winner. The award was jointly sponsored by Vauxhall Motors and Develop EBP. Over 600 people turned


Vauxhall Motors recently added the highly coveted BS25999 certification to its portfolio. This moves the British automotive manufacturer into an exceptional position within the automotive sector having achieved three significant certifications – Top Employer, Investors in People and now, BS25999.