“We have a particular responsibility where we can directly influence and shape change ourselves.”
Manufacturing products requires a whole range of work stages, which are frequently located across the globe. Primarily, however, producing consumer goods sets a whole host of processes and actions in motion. Resources such as raw materials, water, energy and hours of work are needed to meet the steady growth in demand for goods. The consequence of this? Industry is responsible for 19 percent of global water consumption and 30 percent of global greenhouse gases. Yet one of the most important factors in this system will remain the same: people.