Sustainability

Industrial Evolution - Making British Manufacturing Sustainable

Report from the UK Manufacturing Commission Inquiry into Industrial Sustainability in which vital measures are outlined that government and industry should take to ensure that British manufacturing is here to stay.

Turning waste into high value products in Sri Lanka

IfM has been working closely with leading Sri Lankan garment manufacturing companies to transform waste streams into high value products through innovative remanufacturing processes and new business models.

TransTextile Project Report

High Value Innovation for Industrial Textile Waste in Sri Lanka.

Towards a sustainable industrial system: interview with Professor Steve Evans

Interview with Professor Steve Evans about how the IfM's Centre for Industrial Sustainability is working to develop knowledge and tools that accelerate the transition towards a sustainable industrial system.

New business models for a sustainable future

Dr Doroteya Vladimirova from the IfM's Centre for Industrial Sustainability contends that manufacturers need to start doing business differently if they are to create value for themselves and for society as a whole.

Towards a sustainable industrial system, with recommendations for education, research, industry and policy

This report calls for a collaborative effort by academics, teachers, industrialists and policy makers to create a sustainable, global industrial system.

Well dressed? The present and future sustainability of clothing and textiles in the United Kingdom

This report produced by researchers in the IfM's Sustainable Manufacturing Group, sets out a vision of a sustainable clothes industry which at the same time would offer new opportunities to retailers and manufacturers.

Predicting the unpredictable: the future of manufacturing

Dr Dai Morgan from the IfM's Centre for Industrial Sustainability (CIS) reflects on the UK government's recent Foresight report on the future of manufacturing.

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