Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders
Britain is the birthplace of the industrial revolution – and despite the challenges presented by global and domestic events such as Covid-19 and Brexit, for many manufacturers, the past year has presented opportunities to diversify and grow their business.
One of the silver linings of such a difficult 2020 is that we have been forced to look at what we can produce a little closer to home. Supply chains are becoming more centralised as companies have been encouraged to innovate and create better ways of sourcing products, ethically and locally.
Recently, we sat down with John Pearce, CEO of Made in Britain, a not-for-profit organisation that supports British manufacturers under a single, registered collective mark.
John talks about the role of the manufacturing industry in reaching the country’s net-zero target, how we can encourage more people to buy British, and why becoming fairer and more ethical are key factors in the future success of British manufacturing.
Watch this space for future episodes of Believe in Better with more inspiring thought leaders from our network.
Check out our previous episodes, which include:
Steven Meersman, Co-Founder of Zenobe Energy
Justine Lago, Director and Executive Coach of Onion HR
Matt Griffiths, CEO of Youth Music
Leonor Stjepic, CEO of Montessori Group
Steve Swayne, Chair of the Institute for Turnaround
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