Podcast: Can manufacturing SMEs be both productive and environmentally sustainable?
- Workplace Behaviour Research Centre
There is a consensus that companies need to adopt a low-carbon economy. Manufacturing Small to Medium Enterprises (mSMEs) are pulled by pressure for productivity growth whilst also being high carbon emitters. In this episode of the Research and Innovation Podcast, Dr Matthew Davis and Naomi Booth Wade discuss the tensions and challenges of productivity and environmental sustainability.
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This podcast episode was recorded remotely in September 2020. If you would like to get in touch regarding the project discussed in this podcast, visit “Sustainable and productive?! Helping manufacturing SMEs to manage multiple goals” or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A transcript of this episode is available.
This project is funded by the ESRC Productivity Insights Network. Grant number 154166.
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