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NMR Commended in 2degrees Champions Awards

We are delighted that the Next Manufacturing Revolution was commended at last night’s Sustainability Champions Awards in the external communications campaign category. “This recognises the work of all of those who contributed to the ground-breaking Next Manufacturing Revolution resource efficiency … Continue reading

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Video: How Nestlé reduced its energy use by 36% per tonne of product

This video explains the £1.9B p.a. energy saving opportunity available to UK manufacturers and how Nestlé has made substantial energy efficiency improvements. Despite ongoing improvements in energy use, the Next Manufacturing Revolution study* identified Energy Efficiency as a major opportunity … Continue reading

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Video: Revenue growth from resource efficiency

Resource efficiency is traditionally associated with cost reduction. But leading companies have also used non-labour resource efficiency to drive sales. Watch this webinar recording to hear how Kyocera successfully do this and how your company can too. The Next Manufacturing … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Resource Efficiency report link now working

We were embarrassed this morning that the link to the report did not work. Our apologies. We have now fixed this and here is a direct link: Food and Beverage Resource Efficiency report The NMR team

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Food and Beverage Resource Efficiency Report Released

The report released today by the Next Manufacturing Revolution identifies £920M p.a. in cost savings and 6.6 million tCO2e p.a. reduction that the UK Food and Beverage sector is not capturing. Following two years of research, peer review, and a … Continue reading

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New Industrial Model builds on NMR

A new, more profitable and sustainable model for industry has been identified that combines non-labour resource efficiency (the subject of the Next Manufacturing Revolution) with sustainable inputs (materials and renewable energy) and revenue growth opportunities. This industrial model is estimated … Continue reading

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NMR helps shape 2020 productivity vision

The UK Conservative Party has just released its 2020 Productivity and Efficiency report for UK manufacturing. It recommends action on: Improved metrics covering profitability and resource productivity Resource efficiency Remanufacturing The report is available at 2020 Productivity and Efficiency Commission … Continue reading

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Video: How Toyota drives non-labour resource efficiency

Steve Hope of Toyota Motor Europe explains how Toyota has dramatically improved its resource efficiency, reducing its energy, water and waste per vehicle by 70%, 75% and 60% respectively from 1993 to 2007. This presentation, from the recent Industrial Sustainability … Continue reading

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What is stopping resource efficiency in the food and beverage sector?

We want to hear what is frustrating you when it comes to improving resource efficiency in the food and beverage sector. Webinar: 14 January 2014, 15:00 GMT (10:00 EST) Enrol: https://www.2degreesnetwork.com/groups/supply-chain/calendar/event/what-is-stopping-resource-efficiency-in-the-food-and-beverage-sector-2014-1-14/ The recent Next Manufacturing Revolution (NMR) report shows that energy efficiency, waste … Continue reading

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Video: The Drivers and Benefits of Resource Efficiency

At the recent Industrial Sustainability conference held at the University of Cambridge, the NMR team joined a range of leading companies, including Marks & Spencer and Toyota, highlighting the benefits for to be gained from taking a proactive approach to … Continue reading

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