11 October 2021
Lucy Electric announces its support for BEAMA’s Climate Commitment
Lucy Electric, a leader in secondary power distribution solutions, is proud to announce it is a signatory and supporter of BEAMA’s Climate Commitment.
The British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers Association (BEAMA) Climate Commitment announcement, made on 11th October, commits the electrical manufacturing industry to industrial decarbonisation and sustainable product development – building a Net Zero electricity system from by 2050.
The three key points are:
- As domestic and international businesses we commit to reducing our emissions, as well as meeting the needs of the supply chain for the transition to Net Zero by 2050.
- We support the application of the most rigorous science-based approach to setting targets in line with a 1.5C future
- We commit to the delivery of sustainable ‘cradle-to-cradle’ products in our marketplace by 2050
Lucy Electric is playing its role in the transition to Net Zero by 2050 by enabling systems change, so its customers can optimise the impact of low carbon technologies; delivering the benefits of low carbon technology by creating innovative and flexible solutions to deliver the Net Zero ambitions of its customers; and striving to make its own business as sustainable as possible and to be a responsible corporate citizen.
Sustainability initiatives undertaken by Lucy Electric include:
- Installation of solar panels
- Installation of LED lighting
- Electric vehicle charging points installed at its Oxfordshire headquarters
- Zero waste to landfill in the UK
Working with Lucy Electric to monitor progress and help it achieve its goals is Achilles, global leader and partner of choice for supply chain risk and performance management.
Mike Tournier, Achilles Carbon Reduction Subject Matter Expert said: “Lucy Electric understands the economic and environmental imperative to support a Net Zero Transition. For over seven years, Lucy Electric has robustly measured and managed its greenhouse gas liabilities using Carbon Reduce, the UK’s only internationally accredited ISO14064-1 certification scheme.
“Lucy Electric has been a leader in their sector, and we are proud to work with them and their supply chain to manage climate change risk and carbon efficiency” added Tournier.
In conclusion Richard Dick Chairman of Lucy Group said: “We are determined to work towards our Net Zero goals by practical actions, including additional investment, within our own businesses and by supporting our customers and suppliers with their own sustainability objectives”.
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About Lucy Electric
Lucy Electric is a global leader in switching, protection and automation solutions for electrical distribution systems, with 200 years’ industry experience.
At the cutting edge of ring main unit design and innovation, engineering medium and low voltage switchgear, overhead line equipment and providing retrofit and automation solutions, Lucy Electric’s power distribution solutions facilitate the delivery of electricity to homes and businesses worldwide.
Based in Thame, Oxfordshire, Lucy Electric also has offices in China, Dubai, Malaysia and South Africa. Manufacturing facilities are located in the UK, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and India enabling Lucy Electric to provide a truly global service. Through industrial partners and contractors, Lucy Electric has an established a global network operating in over 50 countries
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Through supplier pre-qualification programmes, industry audits and risk management, Achilles has been a pivotal link between buyers and suppliers for nearly 30 years, providing the data and perspective to give customers unparalleled levels of insight into the businesses they work with.
Working in partnership with customers, Achilles supports supply chains that perform flawlessly and meet critical humanitarian and environmental standards.
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