Manufacturing SMEs lead the way on environmental collaboration


Small and medium-sized businesses in the manufacturing industry can have their own environmental manager for up to 15 months thanks to a new initative backed by Defra, writes Edie.net.

The Department is funding a pilot project to test a new, collaborative approach to sharing resource efficiency managers amongst two clusters of manufacturing SMEs.

By supporting the placement of a skilled resource efficiency manager in each of two clusters of businesses for up to 15months, the project aims to provide insight into the potential of shared employee models in helping SMEs access quality staff cost effectively.

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