Mannok have appointed Paul Monaghan as their new Sustainability Manager as the company continues to drive their sustainability efforts as a top priority, upholding this as a core value of the business. This is a new role which will support Mannok’s sustainability agenda, complementing the strong Environmental Compliance team already in place.
Having worked for many years in foreign multi-national organisations in a number of technical support and leadership roles Including Environmental, Health & Safety and Sustainability, Paul brings a wealth of experience to the role. He is a member of IEMA U.K., an influential professional body of sustainability practitioners focused on driving transformation and Improvements in the areas of policy Instruments, training, collaboration and professional development through its skills map.
Mannok’s focus on sustainability goes beyond environmental factors, incorporating all corporate social responsibility and economic factors which impacts the future of the business, as well as the planet, the local region and its biodiversity. Paul’s role will encompass all such considerations and he will work with every area of the diverse business and all stakeholders to deliver a strategy which helps secure a brighter sustainable future.
Speaking of his appointment, Paul Monaghan said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the Mannok team to deliver an industry leading sustainability strategy. The company has already delivered on a number of important initiatives, with much more developmental work already in progress, which demonstrates the emphasis they place on sustainability as a whole and their great ambition to continue this on a much larger scale. What is very clear to me even at this early stage is the firm commitment to sustainability throughout the business; the desire to progress their sustainability agenda is ingrained in all aspects of the company, and the willingness to embrace this as a top priority for the organisation is admirable, and should ensure we can achieve our shared ambitious goals.”
Paul begins with the priority of developing a long-term strategy and moving forward with a number of key initiatives already in progress or in development. These include supporting decarbonisation projects, progressing energy and waste initiatives, focusing on carbon reporting and plastic packaging and the circular economy, and working with Mannok’s packaging solutions area of the business on their strategy development.