ESG

People Planet Products

Our ESG Highlights

  • We have established a group ESG council and appointed a group ESG director to lead our programme

  • We are excited to support M&S in boldly resetting Plan A 

  • Foam free products launched with John Lewis & Partners

  • We are launching our supplier code of conduct

  • We have partnered with Planetly to map our carbon footprint so we can set effective carbon reduction targets

  • We run two apprentice schools, in our Home & Leisure and Westbridge divisions developing future talent

  • We are replacing virgin plastic packaging with a minimum of 30% recycled content

  • We were first to market with the exciting new Virtue sofa. In partnership with Sofology the Virtue is uniquely a rental offer and is designed for circularity with reusable and recyclable major components 

  • Safecall the multi-lingual whistle-blowing hotline is now available across all our sites, both in the UK and Romania and is open to all stakeholders to use

  • We have joined SEDEX as AB members at Group level to provide transparency and help ensure we are taking proper care of our workers

  • We’re proud to have supported charities chosen by our workers in our local communities, for example – Ben’s Den, Nightingale House, Resource Renew, Mind & Flintshire Food Bank

People

Our ESG people commitments
  • Human rights and combating modern slavery

  • Access to decent employment

  • Colleague health & wellbeing

  • Diversity & inclusion

  • Ethical trading standards

  • Community engagement

  • We’re SEDEX AB members, working to improve the lives of workers in our supply chain

  • Safecall anonymous multi-lingual whistle-blowing line for all stakeholders

SDG 3 Good Health And Well-Being SDG 5 Gender Equality SDG 8 Decent Work And Economic Growth SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities

Planet

Our ESG planet commitments
  • We’ve partnered with Planetly to independently measure our carbon footprint, so we can make solid improvements

  • More sustainable manufacturing

  • Reducing, reusing and recycling

  • Zero waste to landfill by end of 2022 (some of our sites are already there)

  • Measuring and reducing our water consumption 

SDG 6 Clean Water And Sanitation SDG 7 Affordable And Clean Energy SDG 13 Climate Action

Products

Our ESG product commitments
  • Sustainable timber sourcing

  • We are aiming for all our leather products to support sustainable manufacturing, through the Leather Working Group (LWG)

  • Actively increasing our use of recycled materials

  • We’re working on circular economy products

  • Minimising our use of virgin single-use plastic

SDG 14 Life Below Water SDG 9 Industry, Innovation And Infrastructure SDG 12 Responsible Consumption And Production SDG 15 Life On Land

Our Environment Social & Governance (ESG) Council

Gary Lasham

Chief Executive Officer


Gary is a qualified engineer and has spent all his career in British manufacturing, initially in Operations roles, then Sales and for the last 20 years in senior Director and MD roles.

Anthony Pydiah

Group ESG Director


Anthony joined Belfield in 2004, as Senior Quality & Technical Manager at Westbridge Furniture and now heads up our ESG strategy.

Kayleigh Irwin

Group H&S Director


Kayleigh joined the Belfield Group in June 2021. She has 15 years experience working in Health and safety and 9 years in the manufacturing industry.

Stuart Masson

Managing Director Tetrad


Stuart Joined Belfield in 2017 from a fast paced manufacturing background. Having worked in manufacturing for over 20 years, he has a keen focus on Employee wellbeing and operational efficiency.

Stuart Pugh

Facilities & Contracts Manager H&L


Stuart joined the business in February 2021. A large part of his working career has been in the upholstery trade, from apprentice upholsterer, through to ERP Team Leader.

John Duff

 


Read some of our latest ESG news

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